Security Operations Engineer

Security Operations Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Security Operations Engineer to join our team.


  • Identify and execute on projects that improve our anomaly detection and incident response capabilities through automation and orchestration as code;
  • Partner with SRE, IT, Fraud, and Engineering teams to harden the environment, respond to incidents, and lead investigations;
  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction;
  • Respond immediately to security incidents and provide post-incident analysis;
  • Support cloud and on-premise security tools and monitoring platforms;
  • Assist in performing vulnerability testing, risk analyses, and security assessments;
  • Performs other related duties as required by your manager;
  • Maintain knowledge of current security trends and be able to clearly communicate them to the team;
  • Provide vulnerability monitoring and patch management oversight support;
  • Oversee and monitor routine security administration;
  • Identify abnormalities and report violations using security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and more;
  • Monitor public security advisories and alerts for information related to threats and vulnerabilities to Grace information systems;
  • Strategically define and work with MSSPs to implement additional preventive and detective capabilities or data sources to improve telemetry;
  • Train fellow teammates in security awareness, protocols and procedures;
  • Assist with updating and maintaining policies and procedures.


  • Experience in AWS security best practices and AWS managed security services (e.g. IAM, ACM, PCA, KMS, CloudHSM, WAF, GuardDuty);
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Application and Cloud security;
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security;
  • Bonus: Experience with security automation (Chef, Inspec, Jenkins);
  • Bonus: Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure;
  • 2+ years of experience in incident response and/or threat hunting;
  • Bonus Experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby).