Senior SOC Cyber Security Engineer Posted Mar 18
Request Technology - Anthony Honquest , Herndon, VA
*Shift is 8am-4pm*

Prestigious Organization is seeking a Senior SOC/Cyber Security Engineer. This positions will be responsible for things like security intelligence, threat management, SIEM, etc. Daily monitoring of event collection, security intelligence and emerging threat information sources including SIEM, vendors, researchers, websites, newsfeeds and other sources.

Responsibilities include:

Performs analysis of all threat/vulnerability sources assessing any impacts to infrastructure and systems and provides an assessment, recommendations and potential actions correlative to the security threat posture and matures the current vulnerability and scanning/assessment capabilities.

Coordinates response, triage and escalation activities for security events affecting the company's information assets and activities with the incident response team as part of the security incident response life cycle.

Identifies and creates use cases within the SIEM tool Serves as one of the technical experts on the team Develop communication channels with technology owners and the business to evangelize the evolving threat landscape.

Must be able to present to different audiences and adjust accordingly (business, technical and management) either structured presentations or ad-hoc.

Must be able to establish and maintain business relationships with individual contributors as well as management.

Leads efforts in the improvement and development of process/procedure manuals and documentation for the escalation of threat intelligence, advanced persistent threat detection, vulnerability analysis and incident response handling.

Maintains a continuous process improvement work environment, for security monitoring, security configuration standards and threat analysis recommending and implementing new/improved process in accordance with existing policy, industry standards and best practices.


5+ years of Information Security or related technology experience

At least 3+ years of Information Security Incident and Event Monitoring experience 3+ years of experience with advanced knowledge of network protocols, routing and switching in complex environments

Experienced with using the command line interface (Unix, Linux, and Windows)

Advanced Scripting experience (Python, Shell, Bash, Java, etc.)

Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively and credibly with internal and external customers and various levels of management both verbally and in written form Self-starter with the ability to work independently or within a dynamic team environment

Attention to detail, logical and analytical thinking and systematic problem solving capability Adept with researching and investigating anomalies

Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment

Relevant security knowledge and experience in two or more of the following areas: security operations, security intelligence, threat analysis, security event management, log analysis, and network/host intrusion detection

Prior experience with system and security administration of multiple platforms and operating systems such as Unix/Solaris/AIX/Linux, Databases and Microsoft Windows

Demonstrated experience with using and/or implementing SIEM technology (Splunk, Arcsight, QRadar, etc) and use cases.

Demonstrated experience in handling SIEM events and response in critical environments (Email Threat Analysis, Web Threat Analysis, Malware Analysis, etc)

Strong knowledge of enterprise detection technologies and processes (Advanced Threat Detection Tools, IDS/IPS, Network Packet Analysis, Endpoint Protection)

Security Clearance Required: No

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $115,000 to $125,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual

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