Security Engineer – SOC

Security Engineer – SOC

Workplace Options | Bangalore, KA, IN

Posted 3 days ago

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Workplace Options is the world’s largest independent wellbeing solutions leader that supports individuals to become healthier, happier and more productive, both personally and professionally. Service centers in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Portugal, France, Belgium, UAE, Singapore, Japan, China, India and Indonesia support more than 75 million employees across 116,000 organizations and more than 200 countries and territories. At WPO, you will be joining a team that is committed to improving employee wellbeing around the world.


Workplace Options have an exciting opportunity for a Security Engineer – SOC in our Bangalore office. This would be a hybrid position with a mixture of home and office working days. The job function of this role is to handle the Security operations including Incident Response, Vulnerability Analysis, and Penetration Testing. The role is an Individual Contributor, and the person should have great analytical skills and understanding of attack vectors, current threats, and remediation strategies.

The position reports to the Sr. Engineer – Security Operations

Position Responsibilities:

· Monitor, triage, prioritize and investigate security events and alerts, which populate in various monitoring tools and/or other deployed solutions.

· Coordinate with internal and external teams to perform incident response activities such as incident communication, host triage and recovery, remote system analysis, and remediation efforts with solid correlation abilities.

· Extensive experience in Incident Response activities and skilled in Log Analysis.

· Assist in Producing post-incident report according to standard operations.

· Developing Incident Response Playbooks and scripting knowledge (Python & PowerShell)

· Understand and maintain the appropriate knowledge of Security Technologies, OS (Windows & Linux), Cloud Technologies including Azure and AWS.

· Assist in conducting proactive threat hunting exercises and prepare technical threat reports.

· Understanding of MITRE ATT&CK Framework.

· Understanding the global threat landscape by analyzing cyber threat intelligence, vulnerabilities, and exploit code.

· Studying vulnerabilities, identifying relevant threats, corrective action recommendations, summarizing and reporting results.

· Maintain current knowledge of security solutions, best-practices and attacker threats, tools, techniques, and procedures, and forensics and incident response

· Perform internal/external, automated, and manual hands-on penetration security testing, identifying security risks within applications, security controls, and infrastructure.

Job Skills:

· Strong communication skills, combined with attention to sharing and collecting full information details.

· Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

· Flexibility to be able to handle rapidly changing demands.

· Ability to work independently.

· Work in a 24 x 7 environment.

· On-call availability for weekends and holidays as needed

Experience and Qualifications:

· Minimum experience of 4 years in the field of information technology and cyber security

· Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, information security, cyber security, or any related field

· Experience in working in a SOC environment

· Desired - Certifications such as OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), GIAC Security Operations Certified (GSOC), Certified SOC Analyst, ECSA, etc are highly desired

· Experience in tools like SIEM tools, Nessus, Qualys, etc is desired.

· Extensive knowledge of Security applications like SIEM, FW, WAF, IPS, AV, Vulnerability Scanners

Note: This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be subject to change. The incumbent may also be asked to perform other work-related duties to meet the on-going needs of the Workplace Options.