SOC Team Lead - Tier 1 in McLean, VA at Maximus

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

Job Snapshot

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Who We Seek:
•Passion Seekers. You genuinely care about the work that you do and its impact on society.
•Self-Starters. You’re a go-getter who isn’t afraid to step up and disrupt the status quo.
•Entrepreneurs. You bring fresh ideas to the table, work hard, develop business and consistently seek new challenges.
•Collaborators. You’re a great contributor to a high performing team that accomplishes great feats for our clients.

What You Will Do:
Maximus, Inc. is seeking a SOC Team Lead – Tier 1 to work as part of a Security Operations Center team. The SOC provides security monitoring, reporting and response for a large enterprise.

Required Skills:
•Bachelor's Degree AND Five (5) or more years of project management experience
•Experience in security operations
•Experience in handling incident response
•(ISC) 2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
•Secret Clearance (active)
•Top Secret, SCI Clearance (eligible)
•Experience resolving management and programmatic issues
•Experience monitoring/ensuring performance within budget and schedule

Desired Skills:
•Ability to mentor junior staff
•Experience with a wide range of security tools and knowledge of relevant cyber frameworks and methodologies

Years of Experience: 5+ Years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Must Have Active Secret Clearance and be Eligible for TS/SCI
Due to federal client requirements, only US Citizens can be considered

 Job Summary

Required Skills:

- Excellent team leader/project management skills and experience.
- Experience managing SOC activities.
- Advanced knowledge in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees, vendors, and other organizations.
- Experience working in a SOC
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
- Ability to design and implement effective policies to achieve consistent team results.
- Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user friendly language.
- Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
- Experience supervising staff and coordinating shift schedules ensuring adequate coverage.
- Experience implementing monitoring tools and capabilities.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong problem solving, leadership, team building, and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Skills:

- Strong IR Skills
- Strong background in complex Scheduling

Education and Experience Requirements


Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.