Head of Biometric Security Operations

iProov is looking for a Head of Biometric Cybersecurity Operations to join and lead our growing Biometric SOC team.


  • Lead, manage and grow the team, and guide the work for the Biometric SOC
  • Create, implement and mature our security playbook to enable quick and effective containment, eradication and recovery from security incidents on our biometric platform
  • Oversee the work in threat detection and threat intelligence to ensure rapid identification of novel and emerging biometric and technical threats
  • Define our service maturity model and take ownership of our roadmap
  • Proactively identify security monitoring and process gaps, and work with colleagues to expand visibility in identified areas
  • Utilise a data-driven approach to ensure efficient and effective operations through metrics and dashboarding
  • Provide support in any security audit and regulatory requirements/requests

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Demonstrable leadership experience in a Security Operations Centre (SOC) or similar incident command organisation or reporting structure
  • Experience with network flow data/tools and analysing high volumes of logs and related sources to support incident investigations
  • A good understanding of attacks impacting a cloud-native environment (GCP, AWS and Azure)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Tactics, Techniques, Procedures (TTP) and the life cycle of network threats, attacks, and methods of exploitation
  • Strong understanding of best practices, control frameworks, and applicable legal and regulatory requirements of data privacy and breach notification laws, ISO 27001, CIS, CSA CCM, PCI DSS, NIST CSF and SP 800-53, etc.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical security or cyber risk information to both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Qualified certified Professional certifications are a plus (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CPP)


  • 25 days Annual Leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • 3200 Share Options allocated after passing probation (6 months of service)
  • Vitality Health – a range of options available on this below
  • Life Assurance
  • SmartHealth – Access to private GP, Psychologist, Nutritionist along with tailored fitness plans for both you and your family
  • Award winning L&D platform to continue your development with personal allocated training budgets
  • Enhanced Maternity leave package
  • Pension – 4% employee, 3% employer
  • Flexible working – remote/office etc.
  • Free Barista Coffee/Tea, biscuits and fruit in the office
  • Free access to WeWork discounts and free online well-being sessions

The Vitality Programme includes a number of reward benefits that all employees have access to as part of the plan, for example:

  • 50% off monthly gym memberships
  • Apple watches significantly discounted based member vitality status
  • Half price trainers with Runners Need
  • Weekly rewards – Free coffee with Café Nero
  • Monthly rewards – Free Cinema ticket
  • Discounts on travel with Expedia (hotels) and Mr & Mrs Smith with discounts getting greater throughout the year based on a members vitality status
  • Amazon prime free months based on activity
  • Up to 25% cashback at Waitrose when buying healthy foods
  • 75% off stays at Champneys Health Spas
  • Allen Carr’s £299 no smoking programme for free
  • Access to Vitality Healthy Mind with 30% off Headspace subscriptions and the ability to earn Vitality points for using Buddhify, Calm and Headspace
  • Discounts on Weight Watchers
  • 50%-80% off Comprehensive Private Health screenings
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