SOC Security Engineer II

Rocky Hill, CT, USA ● Virtual Req #247
Monday, October 26, 2020
Who we are...
COCC delivers complete enterprise processing solutions to financial institutions throughout the northeastern United States. Listed among American Banker's FinTech 100 and the Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies in the nation, COCC inspires the industry with innovation and top quality support. Designated as a Top Workplace in Connecticut, COCC recognizes employees as the core of our success! COCC offers a progressive training program to support employees in personal and professional development. 

What we need…


We are looking for an SOC Security Engineer II to support, design and maintain COCC’s Security Operations Center technologies and services including SIEM, Security Automation (SOAR), vulnerability management, and endpoint detection/response (EDR). The ideal candidate will assist with requests for installations and service configuration changes, and have a comfort level working with a diverse set of individuals and their backgrounds. This candidate will be responsible for maintaining platforms including upgrades and feature updates. They must be able to work without supervision and use advance knowledge to make judgment calls.


What’s in it for you…


All of the benefits you’d expect from an award winning employer plus:

  • A robust employee training and development program
  • Generous PTO offering as well as competitive pay and benefits
  • On-site fitness center
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • One on one career coaching
  • Financial planning assistance with certified professionals
  • Fun employee events such as company outings, trivia, sports leagues wellness events
  • Peer recognition programs

What you’ll do…


  • Management of intermediate and advanced projects
  • High level of autonomy and ability to work outside established procedures
  • Primary focus of internal requests and issues
  • Participate in security monitoring and after-action activities
  • Responsible for intermediate/advanced levels or research
  • Participate as a key resource on Splunk search to solve a variety of challenges
  • Maintain a strong understanding of event sources and their relevance for security and business
  • Assess configurations for enhancements/fixes and implementation with security in focus
  • Address issues with SOC platforms/services
  • Review infrastructure for visibility gaps and overall enhancements
  • Coordinate maintenance windows and improvements
  • Responsible for scripting, creation of service enhancements and internal documentation needs
  • Create and maintain procedures
  • Must maintain working knowledge and understanding of team documentation
  • Review documents and ensure accuracy


What you’ll bring…


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Information Security preferred
  • 6+ years’ experience supporting security operations technologies and services
  • Security certification (GIAC/SANS/ISC2 – GMON, GSEC, GCIH, CISSP, etc) preferred
  • Splunk Certifications preferred
  • Strong knowledge in Splunk (SPL, Dashboarding, API Log integrations, multi-site clustering, search head clustering, distributed deployments)
  • Strong Linux command line knowledge
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical information and explain in detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management both orally and in writing
  • Ability to operate and maintain enterprise-class security platforms
  • Ability to work successfully in both Linux and Windows environments
  • Comfortable thinking “outside the box” to bring new ways to solve challenges
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Visio
  • Practical understanding of network service protocols and analysis tools (Wireshark, etc.)
  • Scripting knowledge required (Powershell, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansible, Gitlab, Docker preferred
  • Strong understanding of data sources including Windows, Linux, firewall, proxy, IPS/IDS, EDR
  • Good understanding of network architecture concepts
  • Ability to work with and understand confidential information, including but not limited to: Future service plans and development/enhancement, Client Contracts, Security Configuration, Non-Public Customer Information (NPCI)
  • Office conditions for majority of work time
  • Some weekend work required and some weeks require work over 40 hours
  • Must be able to work in stationary position
COCC is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. All applicants are required to pass a credit, background, and substance test prior to employment. COCC procures background and consumer reports in compliance with all Federal and State regulations, including The Fair Credit Reporting Act and CT Department of Labor laws regarding pre-employment screens. COCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  

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Other details

  • Rocky Hill, CT, USA
  • Virtual