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Security Operations Engineer

Company: SoHo Dragon
Location: New York
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

SoHo Dragon represents a large non-profit client that needs to hire a Security Operations Engineer. This role is 100% remote.

As a Security Operations Engineer you will be responsible for
maintaining and enhancing the security posture of our digital environment with a focus on
Microsoft technologies. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement and
manage security solutions, monitor for security incidents, and respond to emerging threats. Your
expertise in Microsoft Defender, SIEM, and Azure will be essential in protecting our sensitive
data and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
--- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a
related field.
--- Proven experience working as a Security Operations Engineer or similar role, with a
focus on Microsoft technologies.
--- In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Defender suite, including configuration, deployment,
and administration.
--- Hands-on experience with SIEM platforms, preferably Azure Sentinel, for security
monitoring and incident response.
--- Strong understanding of cloud security principles and best practices, particularly within
the Azure environment.
--- Familiarity with security frameworks and standards such as NIST, CIS, and ISO 27001.
--- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
--- Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Security+, or Microsoft Certified: Azure
Security Engineer Associate are a plus.
--- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
--- Experience in the education sector or working with sensitive data is a plus.

Typical Responsibilities and Activities for this Role:
--- Implementing and managing security solutions within the Microsoft ecosystem, including
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Microsoft Defender for
Endpoint, and Microsoft Defender for Office 365.
--- Monitoring, analyzing, and responding to security incidents using Security Information
and Event Management (SIEM) tools such as Azure Sentinel or Rapid7, ensuring timely
detection and mitigation of threats.
--- Configuring and maintaining security policies, rules, and alerts within Microsoft
Defender and SIEM platforms to enhance detection capabilities and minimize false
--- Providing technical expertise and guidance to stakeholders on security-related matters,
including incident response, threat intelligence, and security awareness.
--- Conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and vulnerability scanning to
identify and remediate security weaknesses.
--- Contributing to the development and implementation of security best practices, standards,
and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry
--- Participating in the evaluation and deployment of new security technologies and tools to
enhance our security posture.
--- Staying informed about emerging security threats, technologies, and trends to anticipate
and mitigate future risks effectively

Keywords: SoHo Dragon, New York , Security Operations Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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