Managed Active Response Security (MARS) Director

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 07-30-2018
Lunarline is looking for a Managed Active Response Security (MARS) Director with leadership and management experience with Security Operation Centers and/or Managed Security Services.  The MARS Director will set the operational direction of the division and ensure its functioning aligns with the Lunarline’s strategic vision.  As the leader of a diverse team of full-time, part-time, and consultant team members, the Director will be responsible for the division’s organizational structure and how that division works within the context of the larger Lunarline corporate structure. Leveraging the strengths of individual team members, delegating tasks appropriately and managing delivery of long term projects will all be critical tasks for this role.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To support SOC architecture, engineering, operations, and maintenance planning and other requirements, the Director must have experience in the following areas:
  • Creating, managing, and supporting SLAs
  • Implementation and support for compliance in an MSSP – NIST, ISO, FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI, etc.
  • Security tool configuration and maintenance
  • Security authorization support
  • Data retention and storage requirements
  • Continuity of Operations for SOC Network Defense and Monitoring Systems
  • Identify and mitigate risks throughout assessment
  • Participate and manage continuous monitoring / security operation activities
  • Work with customers to resolve concerns and explain how compliance is achieved
  • Attend and participate in regular project meetings; deliver succinct and accurate status updates
  • Provide direct client / customer support and management
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • 6+ years as a SOC analyst and/or manager
  • 2+ years as a leader or manager in a Security Operations Center
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a government security clearance
  • 24x7x365 SOC environment – rotating shift schedule management will be required
  • Must be able to provide leadership and mentoring to Junior staff
  • Provide direct client / customer support and management
  • SIEM tools (e.g. FortiSIEM, ArcSight, AlienVault, Splunk, Nitro)
  • Security devices such as network and host-based firewalls,
  • IDS/IPS Security tool configuration and maintenance
  • Incident detection and response
  • TCP/IP network traffic and event log analysis.
  • VMWare and virtual infrastructure
  • Experience in creating and maintaining SOC schedules
  • Windows and Linux, preferably strong in both operating systems
  • Common databases
  • Identify and mitigate risks throughout assessment
  • Must be able to handle small project plans without supervision
  • Observe, investigate, and report on security related events
Desired Skills/Qualifications:
  • Business Development
  • Proposal Development
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cyber Security “Certified Expert” certifications, Security+, CAP, CASP, CISSP, CEH, or GIAC security certifications
  • Must have at least one DoD 8570 compliant certification upon hire
  • Must obtain Certified Expert Incident Manager (CEIM) within 90 days of hire

Place of Performance:
  • Arlington, VA
Company Benefits
Full affordable health benefits; Short-term and Long-term Disability; Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance paid for by Lunarline; 401(k) retirement plan with employer safe harbor matching - IMMEDIATE VESTING; Tuition and Certification Reimbursements; All federal holidays paid

Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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