Sr. SOAR Engineer | Remote, USA



Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2024

This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.

The Sr. SOAR Engineer will be responsible for development efforts across internal and client environments related to the automation platform Simplify & TORQ. The Sr. SOAR Engineer will work closely with Management, other engineers, architects, and clients to complete high profile, critical services to Managed Services 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 Managed 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 SOAR 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 Managed Services clients.

  • Provide remote consulting services via interactive client sessions to assist with implementation of SOAR and other automation vendor technologies.

What we're looking for:

  • 5 years of SOAR experience working with a variety of SOAR technologies.

  • Strong Python, Powershell, bash development skills.

  • Demonstrated experience with command line and shell scripting.

  • Demonstrated experience with data parsing.

  • 3rd party security tool integrations such as EDR, SIEM, SaaS, IaaS, IDaaS.

  • 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), end-point security products, email/phishing products, and case management/knowledge management systems such as Service NOW.

  • Creating and maintaining documentation for all playbooks, scripts, integrations, etc.

  • 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 preferred

  • Familiarity with DevOps, JSON, API’s etc.


What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • 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 remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). 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.

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