Director IT Security Operations Center in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $140000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Director IT Security Operations Center. 

Lead the IT Security Operations Center (SOC) to execute to a multi-year technology modernization plan.

Responsible for managing the work environment, identifying workforce needs and ensuring alignment with corporate manager expectations, values and vision.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts reviews of threat analysis activities performed by other SOC staff members to identify trends for potential efficiency and potential gaps with services.
  • Recommends courses of action based on analysis of both existing and emerging threats. Delivers reports, briefings, and assessments to leadership, facilitating understanding of cyber threat entities and environments.
  • Provides oversight to incident response activities (triage, root cause analysis, escalations, notifications, communication, etc.) and develops strategies to contain and eradicate the incident, and recover operations effectively
  • Provides technical investigative support to Legal, Human Resources, Fraud Investigations and any other stakeholders as required.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering technology and process improvements for the SOC and the information security incident process.
  • Perform integrated analysis that draws on an individual's insight, in addition to their ability to leverage technologies and techniques, to identify potential risks or business disruptions.
  • Partner with internal partners as well as external business partners and vendors to collect data and response to information security incidents.
  • Work with the team to build appropriate training, exercises and partnerships to deliver consistent response capabilities.


  • Manage a team of highly skilled security and IT professionals across multiple disciplines and with multiple vendors
  • Keep team focused on addressing the top priorities
  • Ensure timely delivery of security services
  • Create partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Provide open and timely communication with business units, vendors and partners
  • Communicate with senior leadership on incidents, projects, priorities, and expectations
  • Manage active and complicated work order queues with tactical and strategic objectives across multiple technologies.
  • Manage complex and demanding security portfolio
  • Design and achieve aggressive strategic goals
  • Coordinate with internal and external audit entities to provide evidence for regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to provide 24/7 on-call support and manage 24/7 on-call teams
  • Hire qualified security professionals to support mainframe, midrange, and entitlement review objectives
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Focus in IT or Information Assurance
  • Demonstrated experience managing resources responsible for the constant enrichment of security capabilities as it relates to cyber threat detection and response.
  • Requires a minimum of 10 or more years of progressive experience with a focus on both business and management aspects of the job.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.