Mid-Senior Level

Principal Cyber Security SOC Analyst | CRA

Chennai, Tamil Nadu   |   Full Time

Hiring for a product software company | Chennai

About Role

This role is a senior position equivalent to Level 3 SOC analyst. In this role, candidate is expected to

manage Cyber Defense Center (SOC), which is a 24/7 environment. Handle security incidents and

able to provide rapid response with a deep understanding of IT & Network Infrastructure tools and


Primary Responsibilities:

➢ Member of a critical role in our cyber security function to ensure enterprise and client

data is secure and private.

➢ You will help provide 24x7 monitoring for the organization by acting as the first line of

defense against potentially malicious events.

➢ Support the Security Operations Centre with the enhancing SOC tools including

design/improvement of working practices and incident responses

➢ Threat Hunting - Analyzes security system logs, security tools, and available data sources

on a day to day basis to identify attacks against the enterprise and report on any

irregularities, issues related to improper access patterns, trending, and event correlations

and make suggestions for detection rules and system tuning.

➢ Performs research into emerging threat sources and develops threat profiles. Keep

updated on the latest cybersecurity threats.

➢ Has a sound understanding of SIEM, PAM, CASB, EDR, other threat detection platforms

and Incident Response tools.

➢ Develops and executes crisis communication plan to CXO and other stakeholders.

➢ Measures SOC performance metrics and communicates the value of security operations

to business leaders.

Desired Skills:

➢ Security Incident Response and Handling techniques

➢ Log management and filtering solutions

➢ Windows Server based systems including DNS, DHCP, IIS, NPS, RDS, DFS, Hyper-V

➢ Cloud platforms (i.e. Azure / AWS)

➢ VMware and similar virtualisation technologies

➢ Virtualization principles & technologies


➢ Networking principles

➢ Working knowledge of compliance standards such as ISO27001, PCI-DSS & Cyber

Essentials Plus

➢ SIEM Tools

➢ Nessus or other Vulnerability management tool

➢ Security principles and operations

➢ Firewall, IDS/IPS configuration

➢ Email and Web filtering services and configuration

Preferred Qualification:

➢ Bachelor’s Degree in computer science with minimum of 8 years related experience. Security Roles and Responsibilities Internal Limited Approved Distribution

➢ Experience of working in or with a Security Operations Centre and managing security

issues and incidents.

➢ Security Certifications Preferred

➢ Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Requires the ability to recognize ways to

improve IT security.

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