Who is Trace3?

Trace3 is a leading Transformative IT Authority, providing unique technology solutions and consulting services to our clients. Equipped with elite engineering and dynamic innovation, we empower IT executives and their organizations to achieve competitive advantage through a process of Integrate, Automate, Innovate.

Our culture at Trace3 embodies the spirit of a startup with the advantage of a scalable business. Employees can grow their career and have fun while doing it!

Trace3 is headquartered in Irvine, California. We employ more than 1,000 people all over the United States. Our major field office locations include Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Grand Rapids, Lexington, Los Angeles, Louisville, San Diego, San Francisco, and Scottsdale. 

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Ideal candidates will have qualities true to our core…

Street -Smart <thriving in dynamic times> You are flexible and resilient in a fast-changing environment. You know how your job affects the whole mission. You get the bigger picture. You understand why your job matters to Trace3 and how to help grow the business. You exercise sound business judgment in making high-quality decisions in a timely manner.

Entrepreneurial Spirit <capitalizing on opportunityYou think like an entrepreneur. You continuously innovate, come up with solutions and drive change. You solve problems for the betterment of the company. You look for new and productive ways to make an impact. You find better ways to sell or provide solutions and are good at it.

Juice <the “stuff” it takes to be a needle mover and a game changerYou are a well-respected achiever that gets things done and drives results. You “bring the weather” by demonstrating leadership, character, and passion. You lead without a title, empowering others and inspiring trust. You treat others with respect, admit mistakes, give credit where it’s due and demonstrate transparency. You hug people in their trials, struggles, and failures, not just their success


About the Role:

The Service Delivery Manager (SDM) will be the cornerstone of ensuring customer and service success for Trace3’s Managed Service security solutions.  The ideal candidate will provide invaluable technical guidance, support, and input to manage operational excellence, build strong long-term relationships, and ensure overall service delivery for assigned engagements based on their industry experience with Deepwatch.  This position will work closely with the technical teams, account teams, client teams, and vendor teams to monitor all activity regarding key Managed Services clients and ensure quality communications, deliverables, and overall accountability for best-in-class security posture.


What You’ll Do:

  • Serve as Deepwatch subject matter exert and consult clients regarding scope, technical, and operational abilities and limitations specific to engagement environment
  • Ensure optimal client satisfaction throughout the entire life cycle of the Managed Services engagement
  • Manage, coordinate, and regularly communicate with assigned accounts, including leading weekly and monthly status reviews, and ad-hoc meetings/calls, to set expectations and negotiate priorities appropriately
  • Escalate to management and account teams appropriately, bringing topics of interest and concern to their attention before the customer’s business is impacted
  • Facilitate relevant customer meetings, such as project meetings, change review meetings, service review meetings, and track resulting action items to completion
  • Establish and own business meeting cadence to monitor security service deliverables and improvement opportunities
  • Deliver high-quality service reports to assigned clients while continuously tracking client specific SLAs and KPIs
  • Showcase customer’s ROI with Deepwatch through various mechanisms – one of which will include Executive Business Reviews
  • Effectively communicate with customers by managing and aligning expectations while holding people accountable
  • Influence improvements in onboarding process to ensure customer receives value quickly
  • Influence process and delivery improvements to ensure customer’s success
  • Review and evaluate areas where Managed Services can reduce risk, improve efficiency, and save costs for our clients
  • Lead and present customer environment health checks and by conducting regular service reviews with the account team to ensure overall IT robustness
  • Identify gaps in service delivery, and work with the team to continuously improve to meet and exceed goals
  • Participate in the creation and delivery of new Agreements and onboarding of new clients
  • Assist customer regarding how to best utilize Deepwatch services
  • Create promoters and influencers amongst the customer base
  • Provide alternate solutions to complex security problems
  • Provide input to the forecasting of technical needs and solutions for budgeting
  • Operate at the highest levels of customer satisfaction Support Delivery Team and Deepwatch leadership as needed
  • Identify new opportunities in your account base to increase Trace3’s overall value as a top solution partner


Qualifications & Interests:

  • 6+ year of experience in a consultative or advisement role, or as a service delivery manager in cybersecurity operations
  • Technical understanding of the information security threat landscape (attack vectors and tools, best practices for securing systems and networks, etc.).
  • Technical knowledge of firewall, endpoint, network, threat intel, vulnerability management, and/or SIEM technology
  • Demonstrated track record of sound decision making, taking ownership, and delivering results
  • Desire to delight customers with a positive attitude, polish, and professionalism
  • Experience managing complex issues and coordinating solutions across multiple business lines
  • Experience utilizing mass communication/corporate notification systems and case management systems
  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working as part of a small, fast-paced, high capability team and the ability to manage workload even during times of stress or escalated activity
  • Natural inclination to demand rigor in everything you build, even while building fast and adapting plans as we grow
  • Curiosity and ability to learn new technologies, with the ability to figure out the best tools for a given problem
  • Continuous learning mindset, takes advantage of ideas, best practices, and solutions developed elsewhere and effectively translates
  • Strong conflict negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of Emotional Intelligence
  • Expert oral and written communications skills, including a mastery of the English language both written and spoken to technical and non-technical audiences at customers

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related discipline
  • Experience with executive briefings
  • Experience in a SOC environment
  • Knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK framework and/or VERIS Framework


ITAR Compliance

This position will have access to customer data and as such is subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Upon application, candidates will be asked to confirm that they are a U.S. Person as defined by the following:

  • A citizen of the U.S.
  • A lawful permanent resident of the United States
  • A person admitted to the United States as a refugee
  • A person that has been granted asylum by the United States government

The intent of this requirement is not to verify employment eligibility overall, but to ensure compliance with import/export regulations. 


The Perks:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) retirement plan, 529 college savings plan, life insurance, and AD&D
  • Training and development programs
  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative and cool office culture
  • Work-life balance (where we don’t encourage fun and relaxation time; we require it)

***To all recruitment agencies: Trace3 does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Trace3 employees or any other company location. Trace3 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.



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