Security Operations Engineer

Salt Lake City, UT

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Varo is an entirely new kind of bank. All digital, mission-driven, FDIC insured, and designed for the way our customers live their lives. A bank for all of us.
The Security Operations Engineer is responsible for operating and maintaining the Security Engineering team’s Vulnerability management, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web Application Firewall (WAF), and Mobile Device Management (MDM) tools. Additionally, the SecOps Engineer will perform forensic recovery/support, incident event management, threat feed management, managed security service provider (MSSP) vendor management, and proactively monitor and defend our networks and applications. The Security Operations Engineer will also be responsible for building the SOC strategy and processes. This role will focus heavily on operational and strategic level tasks, and provide counsel and guidance to the wider engineering organization.The ideal candidate is hands-on, articulate and focused, and can own projects, features and functionality; enjoys learning and mentoring others. We're looking for a world-class security operations engineer to help create a world class security operations environment.

What you'll be doing

  • Formulate SOC strategy and processes
  • Managed security service provider (MSSP) vendor management
  • Monitoring security alerts through SIEM and other tools
  • Monitor Web Application Firewall events and alerts
  • Monitor DLP/Vulnerability tools for events and alerts
  • Develop SIEM event correlation logic and alerting dashboards
  • Triage security alerts and escalation handling
  • Respond to security incidents, intervene, and escalate as necessary to protect company assets and our customers
  • Conduct forensics and gather electronic evidence as necessary
  • Conduct employee security awareness training
  • Effectively recognize threats by performing relevant research and data analysis
  • Recognize opportunities for addressing fraud issues, risks, and exposures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as legal, product, marketing, and platform engineering to enhance processes
  • Ability to work extended or non-traditional hours on occasion to support emergency situations

You'll bring the following required skills and experiences

  • B.S. or M.S. in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experiences and certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, or CRISC, GIAC)
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of Devops, IT or Information Security with 3+ years in Information Security.
  • Competency in Linux/Windows administration
  • Must have excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with internal and external parties
  • Experience in network administration and understanding of DNS, firewalls, proxies, WAFs, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts
  • Broad understanding of network security, cloud infrastructure security, and application security

About VaroVaro launched in 2017 with the vision to bring the best of fintech into the regulated banking system. We’re a new kind of bank – all digital, mission-driven, FDIC-insured, and designed around the modern American consumer. 
As the first consumer fintech to be granted a national bank charter in 2020, we make financial inclusion and opportunity for all a reality by empowering everyone with the products, insights, and support they need to get ahead. Through our core product offerings and suite of customer-first features, we aim to address a broad range of consumer needs while profitably serving underserved communities that have been historically excluded from the traditional financial system.
We are growing quickly in our hub locations of San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Charlotte along with colleagues located across the country. We have been recognized among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes’ Fintech 50, and earned the No. 7 spot on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies across the country.
Varo. A bank for all of us.
Our Core Values- Customers First- Take Ownership- Respect- Stay Curious- Make it Better

Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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Job perks/benefits: Team events
Job region(s): North America
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