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 the development of a SOC, 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

  • Identify areas for process improvement and aid in efforts to implement the recommendation as appropriate

  • 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

  • Provide mentoring for junior members of the team

  • 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 Open Source SIEM tools such as Elastic Stack, OSSIM, Apache Metron, OSSEC, Splunk, etc.

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

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