At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.
The Senior Automation Engineer will be responsible for development efforts across internal and client environments related to the automation platform XSOAR (formerly Demisto). The Senior Engineer will work closely with Management, other engineers, architects, and clients to complete high profile, critical services to existing Fusion Center clients. Serve as a subject matter expert on automation initiatives, staying in tune with client configurations, availability requirements, and requirements related to the delivery of all Fusion Center services. This includes but is not limited to detection and response, and platform management.
How you'll make an impact:Lead development efforts by prioritizing clients work requests, projects and service tasks.Work closely with Management, Service Delivery and other Senior Engineers in defining processes and procedures for internal projects.Guide the design, development and review of complex XSOAR runbooks.Analyzes and identifies areas of improvement with existing environment and documentation.Act as the point of escalation for other engineers and provide guidance and mentoring.Assist with client transition and onboarding activities related to SOAR. Serve as a point of contact for Fusion Center clients.Provide remote consulting services via interactive client sessions to assist with implementation of Palo Alto XSOAR and other automation vendor technologies.
Qualifications for success:5 years of SOAR experience working with Palo Alto XSOAR or Demisto.Strong Python development skills.Demonstrated experience with command line and shell scripting.Demonstrated experience with data parsing.Familiarity working with threat intelligence products for enrichment of detection and response alerts.College degree or equivalent with experience working in a Security Operations Center, Managed Security, or client network environment. Information security knowledge in one or more areas to include: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), preferably Splunk, end-point security products, email/phishing products, and case management/knowledge management systems such as Service NOW.Excellent time management, reporting, and communication skills.Superior developer problem-solving skills.Experience working with Internal and client Ticketing and Knowledge Base Systems for Incident and Problem tracking as well as procedures. (e.g. Jira, Confluence).General security knowledge (GIAC, CISSP, CCSE, CISA, HBSS, NSA, CEH, Cisco Security, Security +, or other security certifications).Knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems is preferredFamiliarity with DevOps
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.
With Optiv you can expect:
• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.
• Work/life balance. We offer “Recharge” a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge
• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement
• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
• Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)
Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.