SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Cyber Security Operations Manager in Arlington, Virginia

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No Active Clearance Required

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No Active Clearance Required


Agency Specific

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

Position Title: Cyber Security Operations Manager

Job Description:

  • Lead the cyber security operations team’s strategy, delivery of services, maintaining quality, and stakeholder satisfaction.

  • Establish the strategic direction and oversee the team’s design and maintenance of Information Security processes, tools and analytics; Manage and prioritize work load; Develop project plans, resource plans, and schedules for completion of work.

  • Provide expert advices on cybersecurity services, implementing and advancing security operations methodologies, concepts of operations, and standards and best practices.

  • Develop partnerships, build relationship and collaborate with internal team members, government leads, and other parts of the agency’s IT organization (e.g., applications, infrastructure, Help Desk, PMO, etc.).

  • Oversee security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks

  • Lead the expansion and growth of security operation services and drive integration of new products and services; Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are being created and followed by the team.

  • Lead the peer review process in support of product delivery. Assist in weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc status reporting to support the management of contract, project schedules and cost.

  • Maintain ongoing open dialogue with staff, sharing information and knowledge at appropriate times, and help staff in professional development and career growth.

Required Skill:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology related field. 10+ years of hands-on technical experience in which 4+ years working within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection, firewall deployment, and security event analysis. 5+ years leading program/project

  • In-depth understanding of federal-wide security requirements, e.g. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), as well as current threats and security/privacy protection methodologies

  • Proven technical leadership experience managing a staff of SMEs and ability to lead, instruct, or mentor teammates and junior staff

  • Experience with providing budget and forecasting inputs for managed team and handling ad hoc tasks such as developing procedures, security requirements, and statement of work (SoW)

  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts and strategies into a concise, professional manner and easily understood terms and/or presentations for stakeholders at a various levels throughout the organization

  • Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work with enthusiasm in an environment with constantly changing priorities

Preferred Skills:

  • Federal government cybersecurity experience, especially in the civilian sector

  • Life cycle experience with a strong implementation background and/or experience performing security control assessment tests or audits.

  • Able to work well with software developers, systems engineers, requirements analysts, help desk technicians and others who may have information to support security policy development, incident response and vulnerability management

  • Self-starter with the ability to digest technical environment and information quickly

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to develop and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Exposure to one or more of the below IT security products.

  • ePolicy Orchestrator

  • Host Intrusion Prevention

  • VirusScan

  • Nitro SIEM

  • Tenable Security tools

  • FireEye

  • EnCase

One or more of the following certifications are preferred:

  • PMP

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 4201 Wilson Blvd (VAC070)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.