Manager, Application Security and SOC

Bangalore, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

About Toast

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. Because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, our customers trust that we will deliver on their needs today while investing in innovative experiences that will power the future of the industry.

About this roll*: (Responsibilities)

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as the Manager of Application Security and Security Operations Center (SOC). This role will oversee both the Application Security team and the SOC team in India, ensuring the security of our systems and applications. The selected individual will spearhead the establishment of our security team in India. We're seeking a visionary leader who will serve as the cornerstone in shaping and fortifying our presence in the region. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in application security, incident response, and team management. If you have a passion for cybersecurity and want to make a significant impact, we encourage you to apply. 

What you will do? 

Application Security:

  • Develop and implement robust application security policies, standards, and procedures to safeguard our systems and applications.
  • Conduct regular security assessments, code reviews, and penetration testing to identify and address vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate closely with development teams to integrate security best practices throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Stay updated on emerging threats and vulnerabilities in application security and provide guidance on mitigation strategies.
  • Lead incident response efforts for application security incidents and coordinate with cross-functional teams to resolve issues promptly.

Security Operations Center (SOC) Management:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the SOC, including monitoring, detection, and response to security incidents.
  • Develop and maintain SOC policies, procedures, and playbooks to ensure effective incident response and threat detection.
  • Lead a team of analysts responsible for monitoring security alerts, analyzing threats, and responding to incidents.
  • Implement and maintain security monitoring tools, SIEM solutions, and threat intelligence feeds to enhance SOC capabilities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to investigate and mitigate security incidents.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the Application Security and SOC teams in India, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Recruit, train, and develop security professionals to build a high-performing and resilient security organization.
  • Conduct performance evaluations, set goals, and provide feedback to team members to support their professional growth.

Compliance and Reporting:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and frameworks, such as PCI DSS, related to application security and SOC operations.
  • Prepare and present reports on security incidents, trends, and metrics to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with internal audit teams and external auditors to facilitate security assessments and audits.

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CEH are highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in application security, including vulnerability management and secure coding practices.
  • Strong understanding of security operations, incident response procedures, and SOC operations.
  • Hands-on experience with security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, and web application firewalls (WAF).
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
  • Proven track record of managing and leading security teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks relevant to information security.


We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].