SOC Engineer - Hybrid Working (Office/Home)

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package - IT Security - IT
Ref: 171 Date Posted: Saturday 04 Jun 2022
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Our Edinburgh based client is growing at a rapid pace, more than trebling in size over the last eighteen months. Their SOC in particular is onboarding new customers at a phenomenal rate, creating some outstanding opportunities for additional experienced SOC Engineers to come on board and help the fight.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure that Acceptance into Service processes are followed to a high standard
  • Ensure alert tuning is carried out effectively in order to improve the service and maintain the efficiency of the SOC
  • Liaise with customers and SOC in a professional and efficient manner to aid with effective tuning of the service
  • Create, maintain, and update analytic and / or ticket enrichments based of SOC Analyst feedback
  • Proactively review closed tickets to identify potential analytic and / or ticket enrichments
  • Identify improvements on Analytics and ensure those are fed back to the correct team
  • Identify improvements on Integrations and ensure those are fed back to the correct team
  • Seek to actively build knowledge for myself and within the team
  • Triage emerging issues in the SOC and work with SOC Engineering Lead to prioritise them into the correct work stack
  • Responsible for delivering assigned tasks on time, to scope, and to a high standard
  • Assist in ensuring that required documentation is created and maintained for SOC Engineering processes
  • Conduct regular 1:1’s with SOC Engineering Lead and agree objectives for PDPs to help progress my career
  • Ensure that appropriate tracking and metric reporting mechanisms are in fully used to support the goals of the SOC Engineering Team

Technical expertise preferred:

  • Experience of Automation in a SIEM or RRM solution
  • Experience of Security Operations Center operations
  • Microsoft Sentinel, MS Server 2008R2 to current and MS Applications 2008R2 to current
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Linux / Unix
  • Experience of scripting languages such as Python/PowerShell
  • Experience with Azure Security Solutions such as Defender for Cloud Apps, Azure Active Directory Identity Protection, Defender for Endpoint, Defender for Identity, Defender for Office 365


  • Addressing issues that arise in the SOC in a timely and efficient manner
  • Fixing issues with repeatable and documented solutions
  • Delivering effective, efficient, and elegant engineering solutions
  • Being fully engaged with the purpose of the SOC and are identifying improvements in line with that purpose
  • Always pushing the boundaries of what can be delivered to provide the best experience for the customer


Benefits - You will get an excellent salary, with world class benefits (private health, unlimited holidays, flexible working). As leading-edge technology company you will have access to the latest technology, and an environment that will encourage and nurture your curiosity. They are passionate about your learning and you will be empowered to advance your skills and expertise.