SOAR Engineer

Peprotech, Inc

Peprotech, Inc

Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a hard-working, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With annual revenues over $40 billion and the most significant investment in R&D in the industry, we give our more than 100,000 colleagues the resources and chances to create meaningful contributions to the world.


Discover Impactful Work: As a SOAR Engineer, you have a global responsibility for enabling cybersecurity response within the Corporate Infrastructure & Security (CIS) team. In this position, you will play a meaningful role in crafting, developing, and maintaining security automation workflows, playbooks, and custom alerts. Collaborating with our SOC analysts, you'll help us proactively identify and respond to potential threats to keep our organization secure.

A Day in the Life:

  • Automation Development: Design and implement SOAR playbooks to automate repetitive security tasks, improving incident response time and reducing analyst workload.
  • Workflow Optimization: Analyze existing SOC workflows and find opportunities for streamlining and automation with SOAR capabilities.
  • Alerting and Dashboarding: Develop new alerting mechanisms tailored to our security landscape within our SOAR and SIEM platforms. Build insightful dashboards that provide clear visualizations of security metrics.
  • Integration: Integrate various security tools and data sources into the SOAR platform for enhanced data correlation and automated actions.

Keys to Success:

  • Cross-Team Collaboration: Liaise with SOC analysts, security engineers, and incident responders to understand critical processes and craft effective automations.
  • Documentation and Training: Build clear documentation for developed playbooks and workflows. Deliver training and mentorship to SOC analysts for using SOAR capabilities.
  • Ensure solutions are well built, backed up & restore tested, and consistently maintained for health.
  • Problem Solving & Communication: Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate technical concepts to different audiences.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of SOAR platforms (Splunk SOAR/Phantom, Palo Alto XSOAR, Swimlane, etc.).
  • Strong scripting skills in Python or other relevant languages.
  • Experience with SIEM tools (Splunk, QRadar, LogRhythm, etc.)
  • Understanding of network security protocols, threat intelligence sources, and incident response methodologies.


  • Bachelor's Degree in cybersecurity, computer science, systems engineering, or related field. Equivalent work experience is acceptable.
  • Certifications not required, but encouraged: CISSP, GCIH, CEH or related certifications.


  • 2+ years of experience in a security engineering role with a proven focus on SOAR technologies and Security Operations.
  • At least two years experience in an AWS or Azure Cloud-native development platform.

Apply today!

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