Security Operations Technical Lead
MAD Security
Huntsville, AL US
Posted ago
MAD Security

Position Overview 

We are seeking a Security Operations Center (SOC) Technical Lead to provide technical oversight and guidance for the Security Operations Center, delivering real-time, continuous cybersecurity monitoring and triage, uninterrupted event detection, incident analysis, coordination and response, situational awareness, and cybersecurity countermeasure implementation capabilities.   

 The SOC Technical Lead is responsible for providing continuous investigation and correlation of security event feeds and the appropriate triage and escalation in the case of an identified security incident. This role has responsibility for both detection and response functions and consumption of alerts and events involving relevant technology stacks, including SIEM, EDR, email security, vulnerability management, and network security appliances. This role is the senior technical contact for our SOC team in any suspected security incident.  

 In this position, you will play a critical role at MAD Security and lead security personnel, developing strategy, setting goals, and providing performance and professional development feedback. You will provide technical guidance to the security operations team to continually improve the SOC mission. 

 The position requires strong technical knowledge and expertise with security monitoring tools and incident management situations. In addition to strong technical expertise, excellent leadership, communication, and team collaboration skills. A successful candidate will be able to collaborate and lead team members in evaluating security incidents or high-risk situations within an environment to provide clear, concise recommendations and feedback to leadership and our clients. 


  • Health, Vision, Dental
  • 401k matching
  • Paid time off


Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Manage and enhance the tools, tactics, and techniques used within the SOC. Lead in the assessment, architecture, and implementation of these security technologies. 
  • Act as a trusted advisor and partner to client organizations regarding security risks; work collaboratively with impacted parties to assess business drivers and provide recommendations. 
  • Collaborate with the leadership team in overseeing and developing technical direction and solutions within the SOC. 


Experience and Education 

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in IT Security and Information Technology.  
  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center in an enterprise or managed services provider environment is desired. 
  • Experience in an incident response, forensics, or incident investigation role in an enterprise or managed services provider environment is desired. 

 Skills and Capabilities 

  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Ability to prioritize and execute autonomously. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, management, and clients orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to collaborate across the organization and operate effectively with multiple teams and solutions towards a shared goal. 
  • Understanding of tactics, techniques, and procedures associated with cyber threats and the ability to develop relevant alerting, countermeasures, and threat-hunting techniques.   

$125,000 - $150,000 yearly
About MAD Security

MAD Security is an innovation leader in cybersecurity services that operates as an effective extension of our client’s cybersecurity, risk, and compliance management. We help organizations Simplify the Cybersecurity Challenge. 

Validated Leader as a managed security services provider ranked #130 in the world by MSSP Alert and #1 in the state of Alabama. 

MAD Security is positioned to adapt soundly as the cybersecurity and compliance landscape evolves. We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We emphasize the importance of work-life balance and promoting from within. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 


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