Deputy Incident Management Sr Specialist

Arlington, VA / Fairfax, VA
Technology – Cybersecurity /
Full Time /
On-site
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Location:
This role requires 3 days a week in the office in Arlington, VA. You must be legally authorized to work in the US.  Bixal does not provide visa sponsorship.  

What will you do?
You will play a pivotal role in ensuring security operations for the USAID Information Assurance Division. You will need to work with USAID Information Assurance Division to support, consult, and engage stakeholders within USAID as well as USAID missions and support the Security Operations lead. Bixal is also committed to your professional development and growth, offering opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement as part of our employee-focused culture.

All roles at Bixal will:

    • Participate in client events and forums to positively represent the organization and develop and maintain relationships with the industry.    
    • As appropriate, play an active role in new client acquisition by supporting business development initiatives to enhance and grow Bixal's business in each of the areas that it works. 

Responsibilities

    • Support USAIDs Information Assurance Division and act as the contract’s Security Operations Deputy Lead, directly supporting the contract’s Security Operations Lead, including direct client communication and engagement.
    • Lead innovation efforts and new capability integrations for the USAID Information Assurance Division to include SIEM, SOAR, EDR, and Mandiant Security Validation (MSV).
    • Lead SIEM Use Case deployments, SOAR integration, MSV and Purple Team Exercises, and Incident Response Team investigations.
    • Management of Incident Response, Security Engineering, Cyber Threat Intelligence, eDiscovery/Forensics, and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program (CDM) delivery.
    • Create new briefings, SOPs, reports, customizations, and integrations for new and existing technologies by anticipating what is needed for the mission and client and without explicit direction.
    • Participate in client events and forums to positively represent the organization and develop and maintain relationships with the industry.
    • As appropriate, play an active role in new client acquisition by supporting business development initiatives to enhance and grow Bixal's business in each of the areas that it works.
    • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.  

Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 10 years of cybersecurity related experience. 
    • Ability to undergo and obtain a Secret security clearance.  
    • Past experience leading incident management teams and event response.
    • Past experience working with technical and business owners to understand technology systems and provide recommendations on solutions and paths forward.
    • Proficiency understanding project needs and consulting and working towards solutions that meet requirements while working to minimize impact on project teams.

Nice to Haves

    • Experience with the NIST 800 series publications.
    • Previous USAID experience.
$94,000 - $124,000 a year
Perks & Benefits:
Competitive base salary
Flex hours
Work from home flexibility
401K with matching incentive
Parental Leave
Medical/dental/vision benefits
Flex Spending Account
Company provided short-term disability
Company provided life insurance
Commuter benefits
Generous PTO
11 Paid holidays
Professional development opportunities
New Business Incentive Bonus

Please note that candidates selected may undergo a background investigation and, if applicable, meet eligibility requirements for suitability.

Bixal is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and beyond.