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Security Operations Engineer

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Information Technology

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Job Title: Security Operations Engineer

Requisition #: DSA32359

Overview & Impact


The Cyber Security team’s motto is to keep our systems and data secure while still enabling the business teams to be more productive. We are looking for an individual who has deep technical skills in Cyber Security with a passion for problem-solving and capable of making consistent changes to make the ops team  more productive. Your key responsibilities start with responding to security incidents reported from the security controls placed all around the network. You are expected to have a good understanding of the security architecture so you can do methodological triage of the alerts and investigate them to closure. You will be part of a new team and be in charge of event monitoring protocols, event correlation rules, incident response playbooks and other controls needed to increase productivity of the sec ops team. You will be also creating operational metrics and suggest improvement measures in the processes and procedures related to incident response, by collaborating with internal and external teams.


  • Work with Cyber Security Architect and Operations team to secure our IT infrastructure.
  • Perform Tier-1 tasks on Information Security technologies, to maintain and manage configuration standards and to adapt to new threats
  • Work on Cyber Security projects providing technical support and guidance to IT teams
  • Fine tune existing technologies to ensure optimal performance and improved detection/prevention capabilities
  • Analyze and validate Cyber Security alerts, provide detailed reports on a resolution, follow up with relevant teams to closure
  • Perform incident response by conducting advanced computer and network forensic investigations
  • Develop and manage threat hunting across different areas of the network, for proactive detection of anomalous events and possible intrusions/attacks
  • Stay up to date with current threat landscape and devise countermeasures for any applicable threats across the network infrastructure
  • Document existing security controls, run books and update them at regular intervals
  • Assist with the identification of new security controls and work on POCs with multiple vendors


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge
  • 2-3  years' experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
  • Must be able to be adaptable, focused and accountable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.

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