Job Description

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Security Operations Center Lead

Key Role:  
Help us secure critical infrastructure from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks. Oversee efforts to find the advanced threats that are escaping detection, by analyzing logs, forensic data, and threat intelligence. Use your deep understanding of your client’s networks combined with your cyber security experience. Analyze patterns to understand attackers’ goals and stop them from succeeding. Advise on ways to close the gaps and harden their network, once your team finds the adversary in the SEIM’s blind spot.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience with information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, threat analysis, or digital forensics 

  • Experience with cybersecurity systems, tools, platforms, or applications, including Splunk, ELK Stack, or Cisco FirePower or FireEye, including NX, EX, or AX, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Tanium, or Cylance 

  • Ability to troubleshoot an active security event from detection to containment and provide recommendations 

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree and 23+ years of experience in IT or engineering domains, or Master’s degree and 15+ years of experience in IT or engineering domains

  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certification 

  • GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GSOC – GIAC Security Operations Certified, or GMON – GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification 

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and overall information technology architecture design and tools 

  • IAM Level III or IAT Level III Certification 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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