Senior Security Operations Engineer

Mumbai, India

Ares Management Corporation

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Over the last 20 years, Ares’ success has been driven by our people and our culture. Today, our team is guided by our core values – Collaborative, Responsible, Entrepreneurial, Self-Aware, Trustworthy – and our purpose to be a catalyst for shared prosperity and a better future. Through our recruitment, career development and employee-focused programming, we are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment where high-performance talent of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can build careers within this exciting and growing industry.

Job Description


  • Perform proactive threat hunting in response to intelligence alerts
  • Assist the SOC team with advanced incident response when required
  • Run and support vulnerability management/testing, and fully understand the Ares environment
  • Tune and optimize and operationalize security tools, including network anomaly detection
  • Establish and run continuous control testing for cybersecurity controls
  • Support the vulnerability disclosure and/or bug bounty program
  • Create and maintain a list of connections with third parties
  • Help the team ensure repeatable vehicles for sharing information are available, patching SLAs are met, and patching prioritization is fully understood and accepted
  • Draft standard operating procedures and/or runbooks for all new alerts and tools
  • Follow process and ensuring timeliness of delivery for all projects
  • Adhere to and help develop KRIs and KPIs



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or equivalent discipline or demonstrated requisite years of experience for on-the-job training.
  • Recommended: Professional Certifications such as CISSP, CCSK, GPEN, or OSCP

Experience Required:

  • Between 5-7 years of experience in Enterprise Cybersecurity in the financial, government, military, or technology sector
  • Experience with timely deliveries
  • Experience preferred with threat hunting, incident response, vulnerability threat management, and continuous control validation testing.

General Requirements:

  • Candidate should be willing to work flexible hours when needed due to the nature of cybersecurity threats
  • Candidate should be able to work in a hybrid capacity from the local Ares office
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity
  • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves
  • Passionate about Cybersecurity domain and has the inclination to learn current technologies / concepts / improvements
  • Experience with scripting including Python
  • Knowledge of cyber security frameworks and attack methodologies
  • Experience working with EDRs, Proxies, and anti-virus
  • Experience working with pen testing, vulnerability, threat, and risk management
  • Understanding of common Attack methods and their SIEM signatures
  • Understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP stack, SSL/TLS, IPSEC, SMTP/IMAP, FTP, HTTP etc.)
  • Understanding of Operating System, Web Server, database, and Security devices (firewall/NIDS/NIPS) logs and log formats
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection methodologies and techniques for detecting host- and network- based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on the risk they pose to the enterprise
  • Experience with the following tools would be an advantage, but not essential:
    • SIEM (e.g. Microsoft Sentinel, Splunk, Securonix)
    • EDR/XDR (e.g. SentinelOne, Carbon Black, Crowdstrike Falcon)
    • Vulnerability Management (e.g. Tenable Nessus, Rapid7, Qualys)
    • Attack Surface Management (e.g. Shodan, Randori, HackerOne)

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Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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