Sevatec Inc.

Deputy PM

1 month ago
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Sevatec, Inc. is seeking a talented Security Operations Center & Computer Incident Response Team Lead to implementation and operational lead of a Best of Breed merged SOC/CIRT Operations Center. The right candidate will provide practical and technical leadership in the areas of information security engineering, research, cyber threat analysis, vulnerability analysis, monitoring, process development, automation, and Security Operations Center (SOC) operations and maintenance. The SOC/CERT/CIRT lead provides management and quality assurance oversight of all tasks performed by the 24x7 staff and includes, but is not limited to, work planning, resource allocation, status and progress tracking, financial management, performance measurement, quality management, issue management, operations and risk management, as well as training the monitoring staff. After hours and on-call support required. The work in the Morgantown, WV area.


  • The candidate will lead a team of approximately 30 engineers that monitor the network and correspond with the constituency via phone and email addressing cyber operations in order to analyze and manage the response to cyber incidents affecting the constituency information systems in accordance with established Incident Response Plan (IRP).
  • The candidate will be responsible for working with security operations centers of other government agencies as well as the client Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs), Information Technology Security Officer (ITSO), System Owners, and other stakeholders to assure information sharing and timely incident response reporting.
  • The Lead will provide oversight of all the monitoring, analytical, prevention, threat assessment, Incident response and handling, and any collateral efforts of these tasks.
  • Lead the integration of SOC and CIRT activities by establishing team roles and responsibilities, developing SOPs for Best of Breed cyber security service delivery, and recommend policy for constituency on cyber security best practices.
  • Directs and oversee the daily operations of the 24x7x365 Joint Security Operations Center/Computer Incident Response Team including; Watch Team, Incident Response Team, Insider Threat Team, and Indications and Warnings Team providing vulnerability scanning, risk assessment, intelligence analysis and research, and incident detection, response and remediation.
  • Produce relevant cyber security metrics and Service Level Agreements that allow the SOC/CIRT to provide Executive Leadership with metrics that facilitate SOC/CIRT management to show cost/benefit with possible savings that could occur with improvements, etc.
  • Prepare and present written communications, plans, reports, briefings and briefing materials to the executive management teams;
  • Participate in meetings and discussions and serve as the central point of contact for the client;
  • Establish, document, and manage the scope, schedule, and resource allocation for projects and sustaining activities to ensure successful project execution; and,
  • Coordinate with other contractors and subcontractors and vendors to provide overall direction and guidance, track progress and status, and integrate products and services provided by vendors Identify, document and communicate problems and risks that could adversely impact performance, cost and/or delivery schedule,
  • Implement and maintain integrated work schedules and plans which ensure that the necessary products and deliverables are ready, available and utilized when required for testing, delivery and logistics support activities under this contract. The management plan(s) will include Project Charters on how the Lead's program planning and implementation of that planning will manage concurrent and interactive efforts of all program disciplines affecting the design, construction, and testing.


  • Minimum of 10 years of information technology experience and 3 years of relevant experience in managing complex projects and teams.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven operations experience in major implementation and support functions and IT security operations, with at least three (3) years of actual work analytical experience in a SOC/CERT/CIRT operational environment.
  • A minimum of 3 years of project and/or program management experience with a minimum of two years of such experience specifically in IT security programs. Project Management Professional (PMP), preferred.
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree, preferred.
  • Experience and education equivalents: PMP required to start. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other relevant IT certifications meeting Commerce Interim Technical Requirements-006 for Incident Responder required within 3 months of start, required.

Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain up to and maintain a Top Secret, with Interim Secret required to start. Strong preference to those with adjudicated TS/SCI


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