SOC Operations Technical Manager/Cybersecurity SME
Bluemont, VA 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity SME and Security Operations Center (SOC) Technical Manager to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC).

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise and Manage day-to-day operations within the Security Operations Center in support of the Government Customer

  • Manage and conduct hands-on technical analysis as a supplement to the Incident Response and Forensics Teams during high-visibility or high-workload investigations

  • Guide and mentor multiple team-leads ranging from Compliance to technical Incident Response

  • Suggest and implement controls for key information security gaps within the customer security stack

  • Conduct and maintain detailed gap analysis of customer capabilities

  • Develop and maintain risk registers articulating cybersecurity risk across the FEMA enterprise

  • Articulate daily challenges to the Government SOC Chief to support the SOC development and growth

  • Manage 24x7 operations personnel and shift coverage

  • Serves as a contractual "Task Lead" with supervisory responsibilities

  • Conduct weekly task meetings to ensure compliance with contractual task requirements


  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field and 8 years of prior relevant experience

  • Military experience and training may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Active Advanced cybersecurity certification(s)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an operations/technical lead on similar projects (operations centers considered a plus)

  • Minimum 8 years experience in technical cybersecurity roles (can be concurrent with previous)

  • Experience managing a technical team in an operational environment (SOC considered a plus)

  • Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization and meeting with stakeholders to formulate, review, and execute task plans and deliverable items

  • Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management

  • Experience managing 24x7 shift schedules

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills


  • Technical (hands-on) experience with Cybersecurity Incident Handling, Malware Analysis, Security Monitoring, Cybersecurity Compliance, Cybersecurity Risk assessments, and technical procedure documentation

  • Malware reverse-engineering experience considered a plus

  • Experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations

  • Experience with Service Desk support and operations

  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment

  • Understanding of DevOps/Agile concepts and processes

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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