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Detect Lead - Information Security at The Hut Group
Manchester, GB

THG is one of the fastest growing online retailers on the planet. We have over a decade of building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, across over 140 markets. We specialise in creating brilliant digital brand experiences and we aim to be the World's leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK's leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and we currently have over 16 million customers worldwide.

We are building a world-class business with global ambitions, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model. Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious - we like to move twice as fast as you might think is possible. That's how the company operates, and it is part of the DNA that has led to our incredible growth. We have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers - our people are unquestionably our strength. Wherever in the world they are, whatever their role, we encourage our people to share the smart thinking, and give them the support to see their ideas made real. We have built an environment that empowers our people to achieve their full potential, creating innovative digital experiences that deliver results.

As part of our hyper growth we seek to hire and develop well-rounded, commercially astute, ambitious people that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and drive us forward.

About the division

About the Technology @ THG

Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.

Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast.

The DETECT lead runs the Security Operations Centre team of Analysts, they are responsible for monitoring security tooling, detecting security events and responding to incidents when they arise.


    Lead and manage a team of analysts within the Security Operations Centre.
    Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, management and response
    Ensure incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring
    Revise and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework, review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs
    Responsible for integration of standard and non-standard logs in SIEM
    Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to senior management
    Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them

Required Skills

    Proficient in Incident Management and Response.
    Experience in security device management and SIEM.
    Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response toolsets.
    Knowledge of various operating system flavours.
    Excellent communication and leadership skills

Required Skills:

    In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc.
    Experience in threat management
    Knowledge of applications, databases, middleware to address security threats against the same.
    Proficient in preparation of reports, dashboards and documentation
    Ability to handle high pressure situations with key stakeholders


Experience is valued over qualifications in this role, however some qualifications that may be representative would be:

    CompTIA Sec+


What’s in it for you

    Competitive Salary, plus a bonus
    You’ll be joining a growing, intelligent team that will drive business change
    You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact within the team, applying the skills and methodologies you’ve learnt
    You’ll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and fast paced environment
    You’ll be able to react to change with backing from the business
    You'll have the opportunity to solve complex business/technical problems

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