Security Operations Center (SOC) Engineer I in Carmel, IN

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Less than 5 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Summary

PSI is looking for a career minded individual to join our Security Operations Center in Carmel, IN. The SOC Engineer will help design, build, maintain, and support the security operations of our web-based exam delivery platforms and company networks.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate expertise in IT security topics as they apply to a well-controlled service provider network. They will also need to provide examples of IT security projects they have successfully delivered. This candidate should have the ability to work with other team members and act as an escalation point for projects and issues.


  • ResponsibilitiesStaff day-to-day operations of the SOC with a focus on proactive monitoring, Incident Response, and Issue Management.
  • Execution measurement of SOC performance metrics.
  • Maintain working knowledge of cyber threat actor tactics and techniques.
  • Participation in the escalation process and review of incident reports.
  • Review and remediate security threats and incidents.
  • Conduct security audits and risk assessments with commercial and open source tools and utilizing industry best practices/techniques.
  • Report and presenting findings to team and management.
  • Follow policies, processes, and procedures to ensure reliable and effective SOC operations.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported and remediated in accordance with documented requirements.
  • Monitor and review event indications, warnings, and system logs and notify the applicable stakeholders in accordance with service level agreements and SOPs.
  • Coordinate with appropriate internal teams to report and resolve issues identified by SOC monitoring tools.
  • Actively monitor all enterprise servers, systems, routers, and switches, for indications of irregular behavior.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • RequirementsBachelor Degree in IT related field
  • 2+ years of IT security review and remediation for internal or external clients.
  • Experience with SOC activities; including incident handling techniques and processes.
  • Experience in one or more IT disciplines, such as Infrastructure, Networking, Software Development, etc.
  • Hands-on experience using security monitoring tools, running vulnerability scans, and reviewing vulnerability assessment reports.
  • Knowledge of client/server, web, and cloud architecture.
  • Networking knowledge with a focus on security.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux OSes with a focus on security.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures to achieve consistent team results.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user friendly language.
  • Experience implementing monitoring tools and capabilities.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with attention to detail.
  • Must have good credit history.
  • Must be US Citizen and able to pass a U.S. government background check.
  • Must be willing to travel, up to 10% of the time.


  • Preferred5 or more years of professional work experience in the security field. Experience with Managed Security Services and SOC environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment.