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Sr. SOC Engineer

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Date: Aug 11, 2022

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 199207 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Sr. SOC Engineer to join our team in McLean, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Responsible for overarching mitigation of events and helping to keep cloud secured by developing a proactive approach. 
  • Works closely with SOC Tier 1Provide Kanban-based Tier 2 proactive monitoring and alerting to reduce security vulnerabilities and minimize attack vectors of security boundaries
  • Perform cyber hunt activities to identify and mitigate hard-to-find security vulnerabilities
  • Provide feature enhancement requests to Product Engineering Teams related to monitoring and alerting products
  • Perform security audits, risk analysis, application-level vulnerability testing, and security code reviews
  • Develop and implement technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Use a site reliability engineering (SRE) approach to security operations to maintain system security and availability
  • Demonstrate experience serving as the SOC engineer of complex technology implementations in a product-centric environment
  • Able to bridge the gap between legacy development or operations teams and working toward a shared culture and vision
  • Works tirelessly to ensure help developers create secure systems while enhancing the privacy of all system users
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately and manage time effectively for self and others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex questions and issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

Minimum Experience:

  • 6 years’ work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or similar field
  • Demonstrated experience as a SOC engineer
  • Current or prior work experience at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and in particularly the Office of Information Technology / Infrastructure and User Services Group (OIT / IUSG)

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years experience implementing and using Kanban, SAFe, Agile software development practices.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with DevSecOps.
  • Minimum 2 years experience developing maintenance scripts using Python.


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position who works in Colorado is $93,000 - $130, 200. The successful candidate's actual pay will be based on a number of factors, including work location, relevant experience (internal or external), technical skills, and other qualifications. The candidate may also be eligible for incentive compensation based on personal and/or company performance. This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage with an employer contribution, flexible spending or health savings account, life  and AD&D, short and long term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program with company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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