Senior Security Operations Engineer

Walnut Creek, California, United States

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Network Optix

Network Optix enables the rapid development of intelligent, dependable, extensible IP video management solutions for any industry.

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Network Optix (Nx) is a powerhouse in video software development, driven by a mission to empower the creation of intelligent video-based solutions and products capable of converting video into actionable data. Over a decade in the making, the Network Optix Enterprise Video Platform helps innovative organizations rapidly and affordably build world-class, custom-tailored, enterprise-scale video products and solutions.

We have locations in Walnut Creek, CA, Burbank, CA, and Oregon in the USA, and distributed teams around the globe (Taiwan, Australia, France, Spain, and Serbia to name a few). Nx is profitable and actively invests in expanding into new domains. We are growing our teams cross-functionally and across the globe.

As a Senior Security Operations Engineer at Network Optix, you will be responsible for detection, incident response, and Detection & Response  infrastructure, Threat Intelligence, analyzing large datasets, implement cybersecurity tools at the infrastructure level.

What you’ll be doing

  • Incorporate security practices into our infrastructure and automation processes.
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to embed security measures into the entire software development lifecycle.
  • Create detection rules to catch attackers. Pursue unusual strategies to try to radically improve our ability to detect attackers and speed of detection.
  • Stay current with security standards/regulations. 
  • Identify security innovation tools/lead implementation solutions from proof of concept to production.
  • Manage/implement cloud security controls - identity, access management, organizational policies. Evolve our tooling/logging/monitoring/alerting systems,increasing observability and transparency.
  • Triage, investigate, and escalate security alerts, and provide recommendations for remediation.
  • Document procedures and best practices to ensure effective knowledge sharing.
  • Configure and operate security scanning tools, collaborating with internal and external engineering teams to optimize alert rules.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of systems, environments, and tools.


What we’re looking for

  • Experience in an IT/security-related role (SecOps, Blue Team experience).
  • Experience in triaging security alerts/executing incident response. Experience with building, configuring, and managing patch management tools.
  • Working knowledge of tools and/or tech stack components (such as EDR, Vulnerability Scanner, SIEM, Cloud).
  • Working knowledge of fundamental security concepts, including network/endpoint security, security alert triage, and basic application security.
  • Critical thinking and ability to balance security requirements with mission needs. Innovative approach.
  • Experience building and maintaining monitoring and alerting capabilities.
  • IT Security enthusiast with thorough knowledge and expertise in security, and software development spaces.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest technologies, security principles, and protocols.
  • Ability to demonstrate comprehensive, practical knowledge of research and collection skills as well as for analytic methods.
  • English: C1/C2

Will be a plus:

  • Relevant information security certifications: CISSP, OSCP, OSCE, LPT, etc.
  • Experience in modern container orchestration projects. Have experience with cloud vendors - GCP, Azure, AWS.
  • Knowledge of/experience with international information security standards and personal data protection standards: ISO 27XXX, PCI DSS, GDPR, etc.
  • Knowledge of/experience with information security standards and frameworks: PKI, WS-Security, X.509, SSL/TLS, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.
  • Experience in CTF or bug bounty programs.
  • Knowledge of application security practices and tools.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation  
  • Paid time off 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fully remote or hybrid work 
  • Employer-sponsored health coverage
  • Working with top industry experts in our international team

Hybrid or Remote

The position is ideally a hybrid role and the office is located in Walnut Creek. We will also consider candidates in Burbank. We will also consider 100% remote.

Base pay range$150,000—$240,000 USD

Network Optix is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We celebrate the diversity of our workforce, which includes people of all cultural, national, racial, gender identities, and those who have served in the military. We strive for an environment where creativity and collaborative growth thrive. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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Tags: Application security Automation AWS Azure Blue team CCPA CISSP Cloud Computer Science CTF EDR Endpoint security GCP GDPR Incident response Monitoring OSCE OSCP PCI DSS PKI SDLC SecOps SIEM Threat intelligence TLS

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Flex vacation Health care

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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