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SOC Operations Manager
Local Remote
Posted on 11/10/2022
Reston, VA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
Microsoft Azure
  • Active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines; or have equivalent and direct experience with the management, operation and direction of a network and/or security operations center
  • 10 years of experience within the IA/Cyber Security industry, four years of which must have been managing a security operations center responsible for security event monitoring and incident response services within an enterprise network security environment
  • This position offers LOCALLY remote capability. Must be willing to report onsite as needed
  • Drive implementation and improvement of new tools, capabilities, frameworks, and methodologies across all teams within the SOC
  • Manage and conduct hands-on technical analysis as a supplement to the Incident Response and Forensics Teams during high-visibility or high-workload investigations
  • Suggest and implement controls for key information security gaps within the customer security infrastructure
  • Conduct and maintain detailed gap analysis of customer capabilities
  • Develop and enforce event response and escalation documentation and processes for Security Operations Center to follow
  • Must possess a functional understanding of log and monitoring management systems, security event monitoring systems, network-based and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall technologies, malware detection and enterprise-level antivirus solutions/systems, VPN technologies and encryptions standards
  • Must possess a working knowledge of the various industry standard IA disciplines and generally accepted practices governing the present day IA industry. These disciplines include security event monitoring, incident response, security architecture and engineering, independent verification and validation of information technology and security infrastructures, compliance and policy practices, system audits, and risk assessments
  • Must possess a working knowledge of regulatory compliance directives to include various NIST and DHS 4300A/B security controls and FISMA monitoring and reporting requirements
  • Must have demonstrated experience with managing and ensuring the timely response and investigations of security events and incidents by the security operations center
  • Must have experience with creating and maintaining shift schedules to ensure 24x7 coverage by operations support personnel
  • Must have experience with conceptualizing, developing, publishing and communicating status reports for executive leadership
  • Must have experience with the developing, implementing and overseeing SOC standard operating procedures used to guide daily activities of the operations center
  • Will work regular 8:00 - 5:00 pm hours, on-call and after-hours support in response to incidents as dictated by mission requirements
  • Continually mature SOC operations and capabilities, developing intra-team relationships, and building trust and rapport with external stakeholders
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Cloud Service Providers, familiarity with cloud architectures, and performing Incident Response involving cloud assets
  • Advanced knowledge in planning, directing, and managing Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) and/or Security Operations Center (SOC) operations for a large and complex enterprise
  • Demonstrated mastery of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Extensive leadership experience creating, building, and maintaining high-performing teams, particularly in a cybersecurity environment
  • Previous experience managing an enterprise SOC/NOC/NOSC
  • Certification: CISSP, CISM, or GCIH; Splunk (Power User or Admin), Cloud Provider (AWS, Azure, GCP), SANS (GCFA, GMON, etc.)

10,001+ employees

Scientific & engineering systems integration service
Company Overview
Leidos’s mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. The company is a leader in systems integration and technical solutions while working closely with all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense, other U.S. government civil agencies, and also customers in select markets across the globe.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Income protection
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Benefits
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Is having the courage to make tough ethical decisions, taking pride in our work, being transparent with our team, and being respectful of everyone.
  • Inclusion: Is fostering a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
  • Innovation: Is not limited to our engineers and scientists. It is acting as a catalyst. Being tenacious and curious to help us excel and be a part of a learning organization.
  • Agility: Is being flexible, creative, and resilient. It is our ability to think and act small while using the size and strength of our balance sheet to our advantage.
  • Collaboration: Is being team-oriented and proactively engaging to meet shared objectives. It is about building relationships and staying connected with each other.
  • Commitment: Is being accountable, taking ownership, modeling servant leadership, and operating with a sense of urgency to our customers and teams.