Security Operations Center Metrics Analyst
The Leidos Homeland Security Services Intelligence Division of Leidos has and opportunity for a Security Operations Center Metrics Analyst to support the Enterprise Security Services Centers. The Enterprise DHS programs play a vital role to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise.
The Security Operations Center (SOC) Metrics Analyst will work directly with the SOC Metrics Team Lead and the customer to ensure that effective, measurable Cyber metrics are collected, analyzed, and presented on both an ad hoc and continual basis using the existing infrastructure. The candidate will be responsible for implementing SOC metrics program to ensure the metrics collected are impactful, and assist in driving sound management decisions. It is preferred that the candidate has a strong background in Cybersecurity Analyst work supporting 24X7 operations with experience in data security technologies, incident response, forensics, and digital media analysis and process improvement. The candidate should be familiar the Cyber Kill Chain methodology and how to correctly measure its effectiveness.
Bachelor's Degree and 4-8 years of experience, additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
The candidate will be responsible for implementing SOC metrics program to ensure the metrics collected are impactful, and assist in driving sound management decisions. It is preferred that the candidate has a strong background in Cybersecurity Analyst work supporting 24X7 operations with experience in data security technologies, incident response, forensics, and digital media analysis and process improvement. The candidate should be familiar the Cyber Kill Chain methodology and how to correctly measure its effectiveness.
Propose SOC metrics for government approval.
Obtain and normalize data for usage
Develop effectiveness and efficiency SOC metrics.
Develop metrics to show return on investments.
Develop Impact Metrics demonstrating the maturity of enterprise SOCs and/or to identify gaps.
Develop a metrics scorecard to display the level of effectiveness of enterprise SOCs.
Build dashboards using the NOSC infrastructure to support on-demand metrics representation.
Track metrics initiatives and other projects for program PMO
Report metrics and project progress in customer and/or regular PMO meetings
Manage and/or assist with PMO projects
Sr. Level security certification is required, e.g. CISSP, GCIH, Tableau Desktop Certified Associate, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional, etc.
Candidates should also demonstrate the following:
Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions via a structured process.
Strategic vision and analytical thinking.
Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills are required.
Familiarity with standard project management methodologies, e.g. PMI
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organization.
Excellent analytical ability to quickly gather facts, perform root cause analysis, and draw conclusions in collaboration with other team members.
Ability to work cross functionally within IT and the business.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and fluid environment.
In addition to specific security clearance requirements, all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Familiarity with tools such as Splunk and its dashboard capabilities.
Familiarity with Cyber Kill Chain/Intrusion Defensive Chain/Mitre ATT&CK methodologies.
Experience in a SOC environment
Experience developing Key Performance Indicators
Experience in gathering requirements from customers.
Experience designing and producing metrics, KPIs, and data visualizations.
Experience creating interactive metrics dashboards using Power BI, Tableau, or other data visualization tools.
Experience generating reports, charts, and graphs.
Experience with maintaining; integrating; preparing; and extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) complex and/or large datasets for analysis.
Familiar with programming languages such as python, SQL, etc.Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
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.