• SOC Lead Manager

    Job Locations US-VA
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    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified SOC Lead Manager to support the Client in location.


    Additional Information:

    • Location: 
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: ability to attain a Public Trust required


    • Responsible for cyber intel circulation, research and threat tracking, network and endpoint threat hunting, monitoring and reporting.
    • Lead the collection and curation of artifacts; Evaluate new sources of internal and external threat data collection and new methods of threat Intel analysis.
    • Work closely with Government management and PM on staffing and work schedules to ensure the appropriate coverage of the SOC
    • Lead and inspire SOC team members; which conducts independent tasks of cybersecurity monitoring and analysis as well as assist in threat intelligence and incident response activities
    • Weekly status reports, and other ad-hoc deliverables as required.
    • Promote knowledge sharing amongst staff and unify different groups as appropriate
    • Manage special projects at the request of the Government such as Table Top exercises
    • Evaluate, develop and refine SOC processes and procedures as required or requested by Government management


    • Significant knowledge of policies, procedures, and protocols of a government Security Operations Center (SOC)
    • Significant experience using numerous security tools and technologies to include some of the following and/or closely comparable security technologies: Splunk ES, Splunk UBA, Splunk Phantom, Carbon Black, McAfee Enterprise Antivirus, Symantec DLP and open source, government and commercial threat intelligence services.
    • Experience with performing the management of Security Operation Center services, ensuring KPIs are met
    • ServiceNow experience


    • Education: Bachelors of Science (Masters preferred) in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Technology or related area
    • Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in Security Operations Center environment with 3+ years of specific experience as a SOC Lead Manager
    • Certifications: CISSP Certification (or equivalent industry certification, such as a GIAC GSLC, GCED, GCFA, GMON, GCCC, GEVA etc.)


    • Experience working on cybersecurity government contracts.
    • Previous SOC management experience at a federal agency similar in size, scope, and complexity.
    • Security tool integration and SOC incident management experience using ServiceNow SecOps


    VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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