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SOC Engineer

  • Location:

    Dallas

  • Sector:

    SOC / SIEM

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    $55 - $65 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karim Adams

  • Contact email:

    k.adams@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    16466478590

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-07

​About the job

SOC Engineer Contract Role in Dallas, Texas


Role:SOC Engineer (Contract)

Location:Dallas, Texas (Hybrid)

Hourly Rate:$55 - $65


Are you a seasoned SOC Engineer with a passion for safeguarding national organizations and an affinity for scripting languages like Python and PowerShell? If so, we have an exclusive contract opportunity that demands your expertise!


We are partnered with a respected national organization dedicated to fortifying their security infrastructure. With a commitment to safeguarding sensitive data and systems, theirteam is on the lookout for a highly skilled SOC Engineer to join us in Dallas, Texas, on a confidential contract basis. Your mission? To respond swiftly and effectively to potential threats and ensure their security platforms remain ironclad.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Scripting Prowess: Leverage your Python and PowerShell scripting skills to automate and streamline security processes, enhancing their incident response capabilities.

  • EDR Expertise:

    Harness your deep experience with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions to proactively identify and neutralize threats.

  • Playbook Wizardry:

    Develop and fine-tune playbooks to guide incident response actions, enabling the team to act decisively in the face of security events.

  • Terraform Mastery:Utilize Terraform to maintain and enhance their security infrastructure, ensuring scalability and flexibility.

  • Detection Engineering: Apply your strong detection engineering acumen to continually enhance its threat detection mechanisms.

  • SIEM Savvy:

    Leverage your familiarity with SIEM platforms, ideally Splunk, to monitor, correlate, and investigate security alerts.


Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a SOC Engineer, ideally within a large-scale organization.

  • Proficiency in Python and PowerShell scripting.

  • Extensive experience with EDR solutions.

  • Playbook development and optimization expertise.

  • Strong knowledge of Terraform for infrastructure management.

  • Detection engineering skills to identify emerging threats.

  • Familiarity with SIEM platforms, especially Splunk.