Security Operations Lead

Sacramento, California, United States


  • Contract
  • 1
  • Never
  • 7-10 years
  • Green Card, H-1B, US Citizen

Job Description

The Security Operations Lead is a position based out of Perspecta' s Sacramento, California office reporting to the Perspecta leadership team, and various customer personnel. The person in this role will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the various Security functional areas within the client's IT outsourcing contract as well as coordination with matrixed support teams. This is an IT outsourcing relationship, so striking the right balance between contractual obligations, best practices and "doing the right thing for the customer" is a must. The candidate must be technically savvy, with the ability to earn and maintain the trust of the Customer, while delivering service in a cost effective manner that exceeds customer expectations.These will include administrative duties as well as mentoring, training and developing staff members and hands on participation. The person in this role will also assist internal Perspecta Teams in driving client success by delivering security services, best practices, managing evolving risks / challenges, demonstrating thought leadership, continuous improvement while striking a balance between business needs, risk, and security requirements.


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree or eight or more years of experience with increasing responsibility in an Information Security or Compliance Leadership Role with multiple direct reports. Experience with various "cloud" service delivery methodologies, as well as web services security.

· Management and day to day operations of the Security posture for the CALPERS contract.
· Developing ongoing relationships with customer stakeholders / partners.
· Act as "Process Owner" for key processes / programs:
o User Access Management Program
o PKI Enterprise Program
o Web Services Security Program
o Risk Mitigation and Management Program (NIST RMF)
o System Hardening Program
o Patch Management Program
o Change Management Program
o Vulnerability Management Program
o SOC Management Program
o SIEM Management Program
o Continuous Process Improvement Program
o "CLOUD" Risk Management Program
o Data Loss Prevention Program
· Drives tasks to completion, reporting in 360 degree fashion in a proactive manner.
· Attend various internal Perspecta knowledge sharing sessions.
· Hiring, training and mentoring staff.
· Drive success and consensus with peers on the leadership team

Demonstrates a profound sense of ethics, integrity, and confidentiality; adhering to a core set of values in good times and in bad consistent with Perspecta's vision and values.  Possesses a "Voice of the Customer mindset", able to identify and analyze issues and gather information to determine causes and possible solutions.
Recognizes dimensions and contextualizes risk. Is a proven innovator and creative problem-solver. Navigates ambiguity and exercises a moderate degree of autonomy in decision making. Is adaptable to, and champions change. Possesses a "Customer Focused" business acumen. Demonstrates a "learning agility" to remain current in subject matter expertise. Finds common ground and viable solutions to complex problems in a compelling manner while maintaining a professional composure. Influences across a diverse discipline in a collaborative, risk aware manner.  Embraces accelerated learning and application of non-traditional security skills such as "big data" concepts, data analytics, "all things digital", Web Services Security [OWASP / Oasis Open], etc.  Embraces and adopts both "User Experience & Design thinking" principles into all aspects of work.