Cyber Security Careers: Security Engineer



Job Description

Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer looking for team members who have a real passion for security. The SOC Analyst is an engaged contributor role within Kobalt’s Security Operations Centre (SOC). This role is responsible for supporting customer security operation services, geared towards mid sized organizations.

Kobalt’s back-end systems use industry-leading frameworks and tools to deliver a best-in-class solution that is able to log, monitor, and alert clients about security issues that may impact their business.

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to join a growing team, this is your opportunity. Kobalt is building a leading global SOC, and if you have want to be a part of this journey, we would love to hear from you.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide security domain expertise to discovery of risks in customer environments

  • Contribute to production of innovative technical solutions and creative automation opportunities

  • Generate operational playbooks and documentation

  • Provide concise and effective Tier-2 support as part of alert triage from other SOC team members

  • Participate in active threat hunting, alert tuning, and discovery of new tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP)

  • Operate and maintain in-house security systems providing insightful recommendations on improvements and opportunities for efficiencies

  • Comfortable and flexible in a fast changing environment

  • Ability to work independently as well collaboratively, asking for help when needed

  • Capture regular metrics highlighting key activities, measurable accomplishment, and blockers

Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 3+ years of meaningful security operations related experience (including some SOC related)

  • 2+ years of experience as a security or network administrator

  • Familiar with major SIEM tools such as Splunk, Elastic Stack, OSSIM, Apache Metron, etc.

  • Programming and technical experience in areas like Python, AWS cloud services, Javascript, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Able to interpret security logs and related information, and identify false positives

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