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Cyber Security SOC Manager ( R-00088969 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking a Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager to run a 24x7x365 SOC. Manage the Security Operations (SecOps) team of approximately 6 cyber security professionals to include analysts and incident responders to monitor, detect, respond, and remediate threats facing our customer’s geographically-dispersed constituents. The team is comprised of junior, mid, and senior level resources to include a one lead. The SecOps team will report to the SOC Manager who will lead the Mint’s SOC transformation effort’s to provide a more mature and integrated framework to Incident response, triaging incidents, security monitoring and supporting security engineering projects to improve the U.S Mint’s cybersecurity defense posture.

The team is working remotely until further notice. This position will require onsite support at the U.S Mint SOC.


  • Serve as the overall Point of Contact and final escalation point for the SOC. Frequent direct interface with federal staff counterpart and Cybersecurity Program Manager to advise and coordinate operational activities to include notable threats, active incidents, and situation awareness.
  • Act as incident commander during high severity incidents, if necessary.
  • Operate autonomously to further investigate and escalate in accordance with protocols and contractual SLAs. Uphold and enforce established processes.
  • Advise the U.S Mint Chief Information Security Officer and Information Security Division Operations lead on cybersecurity tool selection to satisfy SOC functions and to address Network security gaps.
  • Identify SOC capability enhancement ideas for continuous improvement. Prioritize and assign resources to support enhancement projects and special requests.
  • Report SOC related metrics as defined and required within contract
  • Work with subject matter experts across the program to transform the maturity of the SOC to an industry-leading organization. The program has a dedicated SOC transformation team, engineering team, and project management team.
  • Spearhead coordination/communication initiatives to address continuous process improvement and Table Top exercises.
  • Responsible for managerial responsibilities such as staffing, performance assessment, career path planning, training, and coaching/mentoring for all SOC team members.
  • Create and manage shift schedules.


  • Prior SOC management or supervisory experience in a 24x7 environment to manage personnel effectively
  • Knowledgeable on multiple technology and system types (e.g., SIEM, SOAR, IDS/IPS)
  • Must be US Citizen. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Identify process improvement and technology opportunities for increased innovation, cost savings, and customer satisfaction.
  • Prior experience as a change agent to implement cultural and operational changes
  • CISSP or equivalent cybersecurity certification(s).


  • Experience aligning MITRE ATT&CK framework and Cybersecurity Kill Chain process to SOC Analyst and Incident Response workflows.
  • Prior working experience to secure ICS/SCADA architecture and Operational Technology networks.
  • Prior experience working alongside significant technology refresh and insertion projects.
  • Provide oversight to develop and update SOC SOPs, Incident Response playbooks, and white papers.

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.