Cyber Security Operations Manager (Active Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Cyber Security
Beltsville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ68938 Cyber Security Operations Manager (Active Secret Clearance Required) (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Position Description

Are you an experienced cybersecurity operations leader that wants to make a difference? Are you driven to ensure information systems are resilient in terms of both security and operations? Do you want to change how customers manage risk tactically, operationally, and strategically? Then we have an opportunity for you.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in monitoring operations and maintenance (O&M) of IT servers, networks, services and client workstations, across multiple platforms and architecture information technology services management. Manages the day-to-day operations for assigned program, including technical work and staff supervision across three shifts 24/7. Supervises customer assistance and problem resolution for a wide variety security tools and technologies. Responds to both routine and non-routine customer calls, email and web inquires, providing a single point of contact for problems. May be required to work during non-standard work hours, weekend and holidays in 24/7 environment.

She or he must demonstrate an exceptional work ethic, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a background in strategic planning. They must be able to collaborate with different groups, most of which will not be direct reports, to align priorities and resources by drawing upon shared values and organizational commitment. A background in service delivery, operations, ITSM implementation, and organizational change is a plus.


  • Leading cyber system administrators, engineers and analyst to achieve customer defined outcomes.
  • Ensuring successful execution of customer services, ensuring intended outcomes are achieved.
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining cybersecurity engineering talent.
  • Manage team and individual performance, development, and training.
  • Provides weekly and monthly metrics to meet customer-reporting requirements.
  • Develops schedules and assigns work to meet critical customer deadlines
  • Gathers, processes, and analyzes operational ticket data
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff
  • Identifies and recommends emergent relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes.
  • Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews and audits.
  • Ability and experience to deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities, as well as prioritize workload based on needs of the customer
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of Event, Incident, Problem, Change and Asset management.
  • Support on-time contract deliverables and work products to meet customer expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of related experience, including supervisory experience.
  • Secret Clearance required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • CCNA

Desired Qualifications:

  • Desired Certifications: MCSE, CISSP, Security+, ITIL Intermediate
  • Proficiency in ITSM process automation and automated performance metric generation.
  • Experience providing leadership and technical training.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.