Manager, Detection & Response Services

US - VA - Arlington


US - VA - Arlington


Security Services

Are you passionate about growing and supporting teams of threat analysts? How about leading the charge against adversaries across a dynamic target base? As a SOC Manager on Rapid7's Managed Detection and Response team, you will lead a group of extremely talented, driven, and creative front line analysts performing real-time analysis of threats targeting our customers.

Rapid7's Managed Detection and Response service works to detect breaches, respond and investigate attacker activity, and help our customers improve their abilities to deal with threats. Our MDR analysts pride themselves on their ability to think critically, adapt to constantly changing attack methodologies, and deliver top-notch Threat Detection and Incident Response services. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as manager for a group of Analysts at the Arlington, VA SOC.

  • Provide guidance, goals, and assistance to a team of world-class analysts in a 24x7 setting.

  • Maintain scheduling and shifts to ensure 24x7x365 coverage.

  • Collaborate closely with MDR operations teams in other Rapid7 SOCs.

  • Serve as an Incident Manager as needed, leading the response to high impact, high severity security incidents for our customers.

  • Assist in the development of analyst-enablement programs to promote career and capability growth for analysts.

  • Collaborate with MDR customers and Customer Advisors to balance customer requests with analyst operations.

  • Promote healthy, positive work habits and environments to reduce analyst fatigue and increase collaboration between analyst teams and locations.

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional management or team lead experience, preferably in SOC/CIRT environments.

  • Experience with common cybersecurity tools and techniques.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of attacker techniques, tools, and procedures.

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.


  • Prior SOC management experience.

  • Prior incident response or threat analysis experience.

  • Experience with Rapid7 products or services.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Here at Rapid7, we fundamentally believe that every person deserves an equal opportunity to build an exceptional career! We embrace our similarities, celebrate our differences and firmly believe that EVERYONE has the right to be treated with respect and dignity. We have a ZERO tolerance policy for discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. More importantly though, we just fundamentally believe it's the right way to build a business and healthy community. We pride ourselves on our unique culture and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion--it is the stitch that holds the fabric of our culture together!