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SOC / Security Operations Engineer

Company: Avanade
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About the job

The Cyber Security Operations Engineer will be responsible for ensuring all information and data on computer systems and network devices is protected and all networks and computer systems are adequately secure to prevent unauthorized access; investigates security alerts and recommend corrective actions to resolve and/or prevent reoccurrences; responsible for promoting information security awareness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain host and endpoint security solutions with guidance from Architecture, Compliance, Information Security, and other teams
  • Provide support to Security Operations teams to solve correct technical challenges related to implementation of security solutions
  • Assists in the investigation and documentation of security incidents
  • Assists in identifying security risks by participating in security reviews, evaluations, and risk assessments.
  • Works closely with the IT Security and Compliance team toward the implementation and maintenance of all data security-related infrastructure and policy.
  • Assist in analyzing and defining security requirements
  • Assist with evaluation and pilot deployment of new host and endpoint security protection technologies
  • Collaborate with internal security architect to support the design of security solutions
  • Develop effective teamwork and leadership skills.


  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft ecosystem and security tools
  • Strong knowledge of SIEM
  • Experience with web filtering
  • Able to advise business and technology on security best practice
  • Proficient in developing requirements definition, functional specifications, test scenarios/scripts, data models and business procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in non-technical language
  • Excellent time management skills, with ability to prioritize/manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work individually as well as closely with team or line of business personnel
  • Self-motivated, with demonstrated initiative and commitment for results


  • 3+ years of information security experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Business Administration or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • SANS and CISSP accreditations highly desirable

Keywords: Avanade, Boston , SOC / Security Operations Engineer, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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