SOC Manager
at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented SOC Manager with experience in the Utility Industry.
This is a 06+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Atlanta, GA. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-17780
Key Responsibilities:

• Manage a 24x7 on-site threat analysis team.
• Manage our incident response team and lead IR engagements.
• Work across business organizational lines to achieve an end goal.
• Provide thought leadership and establish the strategy for the team function.
• Establish and maintain positive relationships/partnerships with appropriate vendors and business partners.
• Lead the continued transition from SIEM reactive monitoring to proactive threat hunting.
• Increase the capability of Operational Technology (OT) monitoring across our business partners.
• Develop and support strategic plans and projects as defined by Technology Security and our Business Partners. Be a part of Company's overall cybersecurity leadership team, working to lower and mitigate risk.
• Oversee personnel, their performance, compensation, and related topics. Determine staffing requirements: guides recruiting, hiring, training, development, and retention of highly qualified team members.
• Responsible for driving execution of daily, weekly, and monthly metrics for statistical threats and KPIs
• Maintain awareness of trends in security regulatory, technology, and operational requirements.
• Mentor and guide SOC Team Lead, IR Team Lead, and Analysts and perform knowledge transfer to other teams as required.
• Responsible for security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks, including the Company Cyber Incident Response Plan (IRP).
• Be a leader in the expansion and growth of the SOC; drive integration of new products and services.
• Tackle complex business issues and working with technology experts to deliver technical solutions using the authority to work toward predetermined goals and objectives.
• Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are being created and followed by the team
• Accountable for the team functional budget.
• Travel is expected to be around 5-10%, but will vary on individual preferences, current goals, and operational tempo.
• Must comply with any regulatory requirements.
• Must be able to obtain a US Government Clearance.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

• Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team of highly technical individuals in order to achieve goals. Experience as a key member, particularly leadership, in a cybersecurity organization.
• Undergraduate degree in computer science, cybersecurity, engineering, information science, or related technical discipline.
• Demonstrate ability to formulate develop Client out of the box solution to complex cybersecurity problems.
• Strong understanding of advanced cyber threats and associated tactics, techniques and procedures.
• Proven ability to communicate complex cybersecurity concepts to non-technical, non-cybersecurity personnel, including executive management.
• Experience managing complex problems with multimillion dollar budgets.
• Experience developing credible, working relationships across internal company organizations.
• Experience developing collaborative cybersecurity solutions.
• 8+ years of experience in cybersecurity. 3+ years in cybersecurity leadership.
• The ideal candidate has a combination of background experience in incident response and SOC management or development, either directly or as part of a MSSP.
• Demonstrable and specific experience in an adversary hunting role and/or management over that function.
• A diverse technical background in areas such as active defense, programming, advanced actor defenses, systems administration, network administration, firewalls, network analysis, forensic analysis, cyber operations and/or related fields.
• Educational background in hacking techniques and hands-on training.
• Understanding of IT Security best practices and the ability to apply risk management principles in all aspects IT Security preferred.
• Working knowledge of Company infrastructure.
• Working knowledge of NERC CIP regulations.
• Understanding of the electric power and natural gas delivery business.
• Experience working in or with federal agencies on cyber operations, including but not limited to: regulators, military, law enforcement and Client agency officials, and other highlevel stakeholders.
• Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge of technology and cybersecurity concepts and best practices, such as malware analysis, network monitoring, virtualization, heuristic-based detection, MITM attacks, encryption, and red teaming.
• Hands on experience with Splunk and ArcSight.
• Professional certifications to include CISM, CISSP, SANS GIAC, CCNA.
• Working knowledge of Strong Authentication, End Point Security, Network Security, Full Packet Capture, DLP, IAM, Firewalls is a plus.

Our client is a leading Utility Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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