National Security Operations Centre (nsoc), ECI

National Security Operations Centre (nsoc), ECI

National Security Operations Centre (nsoc), ECI

NISG (National Institute for Smart Government)

9 - 14 years



Job description



1. Job Purpose: The NSOC Head shall be leading a team of InfoSecurity resources and oversee all aspects of cyber security at the National Security Operations Centre at ECI to ensure confidentiality, integrity, availability and non-repudiation of the information technology services on a 24 x 7 basis to prevent potential information security breaches.

2. Job Roles & Responsibilities
Incumbent shall be responsible for handling People, Process and Technology related nuances of setting up a new SOC at ECI bottom up.
Oversee upkeep, maintenance & regular monitoring of all security related components / infrastructure; Ensure hardening of critical systems with initial configuration & creation of backups to ensure data protection
Plan, assist in procurement, operationalize and monitor information security assets to mitigate emerging threats and for meeting the specific requirements of the stakeholders.
Analyze attacks on ICT infrastructure and applications of ECI with a view to identify vulnerabilities; propose preventive & corrective actions to ensure prevention of all known attack vectors.
Ensure any changes i.e. patch, configuration, etc. that is to be made to a system is tested for potential security vulnerabilities.
Ensure that all services related to Patch Management comply with the Security Policies & Standards adopted at ECI; Evaluate the stability of the patch developed & installed and verify the stability of systems after Patch Installation
Evaluate security vulnerabilities across Web Applications, Operating Systems and Databases by undertaking Vulnerability Assessments / Penetration Testing
Ensure hardening of ICT applications and infrastructure of ECI.

Security Help Desk related Role
Ensure Log Management of host & network/security devices, investigated, security incidents, user & resource access monitoring, and event correlation & compliance reporting
Ensure utilization of a variety of protocols to collect distributed data in order to analyze events and suggest preventive measures
Undertake a multi stage event correlation by analyzing information from a variety of disparate events and determine the correlation between events & detect event of significance

3. Required Skills & Experience, Qualification

3.1 Skills & Experience:
Minimum 9-10 years of experience infosec management in SOC environment, Information risk and security related initiatives/ projects.
Excellent technical knowledge of wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, Identity and Access Management systems, Security Information Event Management Tools, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance and desktop security tools.
Hand-on experience in Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, OWASP tools and methodologies, ISO 27001 certification process and ensuring compliance.
In-depth understanding on Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE)/ Cert advisory database, Encryption & Security Protocols (SSL/TLS, Kerberos, IPSec, VPN).

3.2 Qualification:
BE/ B.Tech/ MCA/ M.Tech from a recognized university.
Should be CISA/ C|CISO/ CHFI/ CISM/ CISSP certified.


Industry TypeIT-Software, Software Services

Functional AreaIT Software - Network Administration, Security

Employment TypeFull Time, Permanent

Role CategorySenior Management


About Company

NISG is a not-for-profit company setup in a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in 2002 under the recommendations of The National Taskforce on Information Technology & Software Development, with 51% equity contributed by the private sector & 49% by the public sector. NASSCOM, Government of India & Government of Andhra Pradesh are the main promoters with ILFS, Government of Chhattisgarh, Government of Meghalaya & Vizag Municipal Corporation being the other stakeholders.
NISG has its origins in the recommendations of the National Task Force on IT & Software Development. Forged as a public-private partnership, NISG offers the orientation & efficiency of the private sector combined with the accountability of the public sector. NISG is helping the Government of India & State Governments realize the national e-governance vision. NISG has worked on multiple projects with various ministries under nomination thus keeping the sanctity of Not for Profit organization.