Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager

Criterion Systems   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 37 days ago

Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager in Las Vegas, Nevada. The candidate will be responsible for supervision of a team of Intrusion Analysts working in a 24x7 shift environment, as well as other analysts. The position requires interaction with security personnel at customer sites, various levels of management, and outside agencies. Position will include approximately 15% travel, local and nationwide. Applicants must be positive, flexible, self-starter requiring minimal supervision, and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. Communication skills are critical with the ability to verbalize and provide documentation to both technical and non-technically audiences. Applicants must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task effectively. Applicant must possess strong knowledge of current intrusion analysis tools and methodologies, and current cyber threats and exploitation methodologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee quality and prioritize research and analysis efforts of 24x7 Security Operations Center.
  • Coordinate activities and requirements with Security Engineering staff.
  • Provide oversight and leadership to Cyber Threat Assessment Cell.
  • Perform Incident Management and Incident Handling activities.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor pertinent metrics for security operations.
  • Develop pertinent policies and procedures as needed.
  • Coordinate research of system and process enhancements.
  • Interact with government and contractor personnel across the Enterprise.
  • Identify and procure pertinent tools and equipment for SOC operations.
  • Perform periodic audit of various functional team products for completeness and accuracy.
  • Develop and deliver periodic reports to Federal customers.
  • Provide oversight of formal customer site communications.
  • Facilitate staff training and development.
  • Provide staff scheduling management in a 24x7 operational environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.Four (4) years of working experience can be substituted for degree.Master's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, orrelated field preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years progressive technical experience related to the areas described above.
  • Minimum of 2 years of management/supervisory experience highly desired.
  • CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certification or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
  • US Citizenship
  • Active TS or Q equivalent security clearance.
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), and interpersonal skills.​
  • Ability to motivate, direct and coordinate a diverse team of technical professionals to achieve mission goals on a consistent and sustainable basis.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to various audiences.
  • Ability to support all shifts (day shift, evening shift, midnight shift) when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related technical certifications including CEH, GCIA, GCIH, or equivalent are desired.
  • Compliance with DoD 8570 CND-A or IAT-II