SOC/IR Manager in Reston, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 12/22/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a SOC Operations Manager with our industry-leading client in Fairmont, West Virginia.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a PUBLIC TRUST / SECRET / TOP SECRET Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of approximately 20 cyber security professionals to include analysts, incident responders, and security tool engineers. The team includes team leads, junior, mid, and senior level resources to be utilized for operational and project-based functions.
  • Serve as the overall Point of Contact and final escalation point for the SOC. Frequent direct interface with federal staff counterpart to advise and coordinate operational activities to include notable threats, active incidents, and situation awareness. As well as coordinate/communicate with senior Leidos leadership on notable operational and programmatic issues.
  • Act as incident commander during high severity incidents, if necessary.
  • Operate autonomously to further investigate and escalate in accordance with protocols and contractual SLAs. Uphold and enforce established processes.
  • Create and manage shift schedules
  • Report SOC related metrics as defined and required within contract
  • Responsible for managerial responsibilities such as staffing, performance assessment, career path planning, training, and coaching/mentoring for all SOC team members
  • Identify SOC capability enhancement ideas for continuous improvement. Prioritize and assign resources to support enhancement projects and special requests.
  • Work with subject matter experts across the program to transform the maturity of the SOC to an industry-leading organization. The program has a dedicated SOC transformation team, engineering team, and project management team.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior SOC management or supervisory experience in a 24x7 environment to manage personnel effectively
  • Knowledgeable on multiple technology and system types (e.g., SIEM, SOAR, IDS/IPS)
  • Must be US Citizen. Must have an active Top Secret Clearance (active Secret with Interim TS acceptable).
  • Identify process improvement and technology opportunities for increased innovation, cost savings, and customer satisfaction.
  • Prior experience as a change agent to implement cultural and operational changes
  • BS and 10 years’ experience with 5 years of management/project experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • SOC Analyst and Incident Response Experience
  • Prior experience working alongside significant technology refresh and insertion projects

Job ID: 347580

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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