Technical Security Tools Team Lead


Depends on Experience
Full Time


systems administration
technical documentation
Team Lead

Job Details

Summit Technologies, Inc. is seeking a Technical Security Tools Team Lead to join our dynamic team in supporting a critical US government agency in the National Capital Region. This role presents an exciting opportunity to lead the operation, maintenance, and modernization efforts of various security tools within a collaborative environment, reporting directly to the Security Operations Manager. This is a hybrid role based in Washington, DC. Candidates must be eligible for a Public Trust clearance.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Security Tool Administrators responsible for the management and operation of key security technologies, including AV / EDR, DLP, Web Proxy, Email Security, IDPS, and SIEM technologies.
  • Oversee deployment, update, and upgrade plans for security tools.
  • Evaluate routine health checks reports, maintenance activities, updates, upgrades, and implementation of new capabilities.
  • Troubleshoot security tool issues and collaborate with vendors to resolve technical challenges.
  • Support the deployment of new security tools as required.
  • Develop, execute, and enhance work instructions and technical documentation.
  • Analyze performance issues of security tools using various diagnostic tools.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive documentation of work activities in multiple formats, including work instructions, change management requests, incident tickets, and email communications.
  • Drive efficiency improvements through process enhancements and automation initiatives.


  • At least five years of hands-on experience working with various security tools and technologies, including SIEM platforms, antivirus solutions, endpoint detection and response solutions, DLP systems, web proxies, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • At least two years of experience in a leadership or supervisory role of a team responsible for security tools and systems.
  • Proficiency with operating systems administration (Windows and Linux) and scripting/automation (e.g., Python, PowerShell).
  • Experience developing, executing, and enhancing work instructions and technical documentation pertaining to security tool administration.
  • Experience mentoring junior team members, delegating tasks, and providing feedback on performance and development.
  • Familiarity with relevant cybersecurity regulations, standards, and frameworks (e.g., NIST, FISMA, HIPAA, GDPR) and experience ensuring compliance.
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Bluecoat Web Proxies, Symantec DLP and CrowdStrike EDR.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience engineering and administering Splunk.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or 10 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.


  • Any of the following certifications (CISSP, CISM, CompTIA Security+).
  • A vendor certification from Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, Splunk, Microsoft, or Red Hat.

Security Requirements:

  • All candidates must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Summit Technologies Inc. appreciates your interest. We will contact the best matching prospects and will consider you for future opportunities. We will not submit your resume without your prior knowledge and consent. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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