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Security Operations Manager

Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Diversant currently has a contract Security Operations Center Manager opportunity available. This opportunity is W2 CONTRACT. Title: Security Operations Center Manager Type: W2 Contract Location: Austin, TX (on-site) Background Check Required: CJIS Background check process Responsibilities You will support the customer's 24x7Security Operations Center (SOC) Supervise and monitor the quality of services provided. Recruit, select, train, assign, schedule, coach, and counsel staff. Communicate job expectations; plan, monitor, appraise and review job contributions. Act as liaison between the Security Operations team, the SOC Manager, and the customer's technical management staff (as directed). Assist in preparing and completing security action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; and identifying trends. Document and escalate incidents (including event's history, status, and potential impact for further action) that may cause an ongoing and immediate impact on the environment. Perform cyber defense trend analysis and reporting. Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack. Provide daily summary reports of network events and activities relevant to cyber defense practices. Conduct research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets (indications and warnings). Review and approve procedures and work instructions for use by the SOC staff (Tier 1 through Tier 3). Train and mentor the Tier 3 analysts and engineers as needed. Provide cyber security recommendations to leadership based on significant threats and vulnerabilities. Inform senior management about performance and issues, including escalations. Monitor and manage customer SLA compliance for SOC. Monitor documentation to ensure accuracy and quality. Establish professional development programs with the Training Coordinator for personnel. Monitor security-related trends, perform self-development activities and maintain professional certifications. Complete all security training required by telecommunications and all customers Qualifying Experience and Attributes Ability to apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies. Ability to interpret the information collected by network tools (e.g. Nslookup, Ping, and Traceroute). Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. Knowledge of cyber security and privacy principles. Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Knowledge of encryption algorithms, cryptography, and cryptographic key management concepts. Knowledge of host/network access control mechanisms (e.g., access control list, capabilities lists). Knowledge of vulnerability information dissemination sources (e.g., alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins). Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies. Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption). Knowledge of network traffic analysis methods. Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cyber security technologies. Knowledge of how traffic flows across the network (e.g., Transmission Control Protocol [TCP] and Internet Protocol [IP], Open System Interconnection Model [OSI], Information Technology Infrastructure Library, current version [ITIL]). Knowledge of key concepts in security management (e.g., Release Management, Patch Management). Knowledge of security system design tools, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of Virtual Private Network (VPN) security. Knowledge of what constitutes a network attack and its relationship to threats and vulnerabilities. Knowledge of Insider Threat investigations, reporting, investigative tools, and laws/regulations. Knowledge of adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures. Knowledge of network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup) Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture. Knowledge of different types of network communication (e.g., LAN, WAN, MAN, WLAN, WWAN). Knowledge of file extensions (e.g., .dll, .bat, .zip, .pcap, .gzip). Knowledge of interpreted and compiled computer languages. Knowledge of cyber defense and information security policies, procedures, and regulations. Knowledge of the common attack vectors on the network layer. Knowledge of different classes of attacks (e.g., passive, active, insider, close-in, distribution attacks). Knowledge of cyber attackers (e.g., script kiddies, insider threat, nation/non-nation state-sponsored). Knowledge of system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques. Knowledge of cyber attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks). Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth). Knowledge of network systems management principles, models, methods (e.g., end-to-end systems performance monitoring), and tools. Signature implementation impact for viruses, malware, and attacks. Knowledge of packet-level analysis using appropriate tools (e.g., Wireshark, tcpdump). Knowledge of Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools and applications. Knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory services. Knowledge of how to use network analysis tools to identify vulnerabilities. Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques. Skill in detecting host and network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies (e.g., Snort). Skill in using protocol analyzers. Skill in collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources. Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks. Skill in reading and interpreting signatures (e.g., snort). Skill in performing packet-level analysis. US Citizen and must be able to pass a background check(s)

Keywords: DIVERSANT, LLC, Austin , Security Operations Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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