Deputy Program Manager

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Job Category:
Cyber Security
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Leidos is seeking an experienced Deputy Program Manager  for a highly visible cyber security single-award IDIQ vehicle that provides security operations center (SOC) support, cyber analysis, application development, and a 24x7x365 support staff. 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise.  The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication. 
The DPM will be responsible for management of the security operations floor.  Candidate must have direct project and program management experience in delivery of information systems or computer network support services.  The Deputy Program Manager shall have demonstrated capabilities to analyze highly complex cybersecurity and network issues, recommend plans of action for SOC staff (including both contractor and government personnel), and manage teams supporting resolution of these issues.  This individual will serve as the main SOC floor manager and will interface with the government floor managers and watch officers.   



External Referral Eligible




Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or Cyber Security


8+ years of system engineering/program management experience with 5+ years of direct project and program management experience of IT systems


Experience as a shift lead in a security operations environment


Complete understanding of Defensive cyber Operations (DCO), Incident


Response, and Incident Management


Superior communication skills; ability to brief SOC Management and effectively communicate with analyst team in a high stress environment


Experience leading teams to improve analytical quality


PMP certification


ISC2 CISSP certification


Must be able to obtain and maintain a DHS Top Secret security clearance




Masters of Science in Engineering or related field


Experience as a floor manager for a 24/7/365 Security Operations Center (SOC) or other equivalent cyber organization


Experience leading a geographically dispersed team


Experience with subcontractor management


Active DHS Top Secret security clearance.

External Referral Program


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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