Security Operation Center (SOC) - Manager

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

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Security Operation Center (SOC) - Manager

Capital One is looking for a Security Intelligence Center (SIC) Manager with network security monitoring experience to join our team in McLean, VA. This position is not traditional management, and will require front line leadership. You will be in the weeds with our tools and investigations, not only assisting our analysts with daily investigations, but also taking time to hunt for active compromise and developing advanced use cases that can be used to detect active or attempted compromise. You will be empowered to identify and drive projects that increase the effectiveness and capability of the SIC. In addition to the technical skills, you will be motivating the team, working with the analysts on their career growth and skills development, and driving team culture. The expectation is that you will apply your expertise by identifying ways to positively impact team performance and encourage and drive innovation, while displaying a customer service attitude to the SIC's partners and those you lead.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years in a people management role
  • At least 4 years in a Cybersecurity operations role
  • At least 3 years of experience with coordinating and supporting incident handling and remediation
  • At least 4 years of experience leveraging core security and infrastructure technologies during investigations like firewall logs, network security tools, malware detonation devices, proxies or IPS/IDS
  • At least 3 years of experience analyzing common application and network based attacks
  • At least 4 years of experience working with *nix and Windows operating systems
  • At least 4 years of experience interpreting, identifying abuse in, routed, routing protocols and application traffic
  • At least 3 years of experience with PCAP analysis including extracting files and content from PCAPs.
  • At least 3 years identifying gzipped content and base64 detection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science or military experience
  • Certification: SANS, GIAC 503 or 504
  • 3 years in a people management role
  • 6 years in a Cybersecurity operations role
  • 1 year of experience with dynamic malware analysis
  • 2 years of experience with configuring security appliances
  • 2 years of experience developing SIEM alerts and IPS/IDS signatures

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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