Technical Manager - SOC Modernization | Remote, USA



Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2024

This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.

The Technical Manager is the technical lead on large, complex deals, delivering high-end services, improving our industry reputation, and up-leveling consultants, deliverables, and services. This individual will drive the technical relationship with our customers and partners by providing advanced architecture, implementation and operational support.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Assist with development of SOC Modernization engagement plans/roadmaps for customers which will enable them to execute upon strategies

  • Facilitate workshops and assessments in front of large audiences based on experience and knowledge in specific technologies/practices.

  • Responsible for 2-6 projects simultaneously (including leadership and knowledge of project and client details).

  • Able to deliver and lead other consultants in complex projects.

  • Develop and provide reports for program leadership and client teams on periodic basis to report on the overall status of the agreed services.

  • Report/escalate issues that may impact schedule and/or budget.

  • Confirm Program Status reporting is relevant, transparent, and adds value.

  • Provide oversight on engagements (pending number of engagements where assigned as primary consultant).

  • Partner with relevant program leaders to verify that the team has the skillsets and resources required for delivery.

  • Support team growth

  • Provide thought leadership, through participation in industry groups, delivering talks, writing technical and industry specific blogs, vulnerability research, industry PR interviews, and/or contributing to security publications

  • Track and monitor current happenings within the security industry relative to the SIEM and SOC space.

  • Contribute to internal team building, knowledge transfer, and training activities within the Consulting team.

  • Improve methodologies, tooling, reporting and other processes to improve and enhance inter- and intra-team efficiency, Assist in the development and roll-out of new Consulting methods and tools.

  • Work across LOB to improve outcomes for customers by increasing cross-business offerings and services

  • Work with customers to help them articulate and document their business requirements/use cases and understand how those requirements translate into next steps to better operationalize their SOC and enhance automation features and functionality

  • Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints.

  • Undertake EIM methodologies/techniques and the interpretation/application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in providing guidance in SOC Modernization at a programmatic level

  • Strong background working within a SOC, addressing concerns around the intersection of people, process, and technology

  • Strong knowledge and delivery capability in SOC automation and integration. Technologies including – Enterprise SIEM and Logging tools (Splunk, Sentinel, Chronicle, Exabeam, etc), Data pipelining (e.g. Cribl), SOAR (e.g. XSOAR, Chronicle SOAR, Splunk SOAR, etc), and related technologies

  • Experience in managing and prioritizing the proposal process to create business proposals, contracts, and respond to RFI/RFP’s.

  • Ability to clearly articulate the benefits of your Optiv subject matter product and service solutions portfolio to various client stakeholders.

  • Proven experience in a pre-sales, post-sales, or non-sales technical capacity in an information security environment.

  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively with vendors, prospects, clients, account managers and management.

  • Confident presentation, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Desire to learn additional subject matter areas.

  • Ability to travel approximately 20-40%.

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What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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