Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise. The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication
Leidos has an immediate need for a Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) Implementation Task Lead to join our DHS Team. The ideal SOAR Implementation lead is someone who is process driven, efficient, and strives to remove tedium from daily workflows.
The SOAR Implementation Lead will:
Create custom software implementation plans for various customers.
Creating plans/approaches to resolve software issues during the implementation process
Review and support the development of SOC/Incident Response and Remediation Playbooks
Be the central point of contact for the implementation team to include all coordination, tracking, and execution of the implementation process
Identify requirements for each customer and guide them through the implementation process
Promote the teams capabilities and skills to make recommendations to customers to ensure success at the highest level
Communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.
Identify and recommend adjustments that will support the improvement of the implementation process
Provide status reports to the customers and program manager as requested
Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of programs.
Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices
Minimum Requirements include:
The candidate must be able to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance as is required for all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees in order to support this program.
Bachelors degree 12 to 15 years of experience of prior relevant experience
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Team player that works well in collaborative situations and autonomous environments
A solid background in Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and Incident Response (IR) processes and procedures
Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable verbally, in writing, and designing supporting network diagrams/illustrations as necessary
A strong understanding of modern cybersecurity technologies and methodologies, including:
Deploying and integrating such platforms
Consulting on best-practices for SOC/IR functions
Developing and implementing automation and orchestration capabilities to streamline operations
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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