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Security Infrastructure (SI) Team Lead

Washington, Washington DC, United States
Description As the Security Infrastructure Team Lead you will directly support the security operations staff by providing oversight, guidance, and mentorship to a 5-8 person team of security engineers. In this playercoach role, you will manage and mentor security infrastructure staff who will apply technical skills to design, implement, and fine tune Security Infrastructure technologies to assist with investigating intrusions, malicious activities, potential insider threats, and perform incident response. Responsibilities include but not limited to bull Manage the relationship with the customer bull Provide weekly and monthly reports on Security Infrastructure team activities bull Determine staffing requirements guiding recruitment, hiring, training, development, and retention of highly qualified team members bull Foster innovation, creativity, collaboration, and professional growth of the team bull Maintain strong standards, and promote productivity, accountability and high morale bull Oversee training and exercises to ensure team proficiency bull Influence and improve upon existing processes through innovation and operational change bull Develop and support strategic plans and projects to meet SOC goals and objectives bull Participate in "after action" reviews to identify lessons learned and best practices bull Regularly review standard operating procedures and protocols to ensure team continues to effectively meet requirements bull Evaluate existing technical capabilities and systems and identify opportunities for improvement bull Ensure the team is providing excellent customer service and support Remote work option may be available for this role however will first require written approval by the COR Qualifications REQUIRED Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, etc. bull 10+ years of security engineering or security operations technical experience using technologies such as IDSIPS, End Point Detection, Malware Detection, Web Proxies, Firewalls, Packet Capture, Data Loss Prevention, Forensics, DB Security Monitoring, Compliance and Threat Modeling, Email Threat Protection, and Cloud Security. bull 5+ years of experience directly supporting security operations bull 2+ years of security engineering management experience bull Expert Level certifications in one or more security infrastructure tools such as IDSIPS, SIEM, Firewalls, DLP, Privileged Account Management, etc. bull Experience working in fast paced environments, and ability manage workload even during times of stress or escalated activity bull Enthusiastic to be active in the training, coaching, and development of the team members bull Experience with developing and maintaining metrics bull Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility bull Track record of creative problem solving, and the desire to create and build new processes bull Strong time management and multitasking skills as well as attention to detail bull In-depth understanding of security architectures and devices bull Strong understanding of root causes of malware infections and proactive mitigation bull Strong understanding of lateral movement, footholds, and data exfiltration techniques bull Comfortable with impromptu tasking and loosely defined requirements bull Strong analytical and investigation skills bull Excellent oral and written communications skills bull Ability to think strategically in implementing overall task and responsibilities of the security infrastructure team bull Ability to turn high-level goals into actionable steps and develop a roadmap to achieve the goals bull Ability to mentor and coach less experienced security analysts. Providing techniques and strategies to dig deeper into investigations bull Extensive Incident Response leadership experience bull Experience developing and writing processes and procedures for Security infrastructure team No clearance required to start work. You will be required to undergo SEC background check once employed. DESIRED Experience working with U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission is desired but not required. Preferred Qualifications bull Master's degree in Information Security or related field bull Multiple relevant security certifications (such as CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GREM, CEH) bull Multiple relevant security certifications in security engineering technologies such as IDSIPS, NexGen firewalls, DLP, SIEM, Privileged Account Management, etc. bull Experience with one or more scripting languages, e.g., Python, JavaScript, Perl. bull Forensics experience bull Experience as a government contractor

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