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InfoSec Engineer I



Kraków, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Security Operations Engineer I

Why We Have This Role

Qualtrics is growing exponentially and that growth means constantly finding and eradicating threats to our systems. We must continuously evaluate how we secure systems, identify potential threats, and implement alerts and tooling necessary that will help us maintain a strong security posture at scale. We are looking for an experienced engineer to join our security operations center / incident response team who can work with others across the organization, react to alerts, hunt for threats, respond to incidents, and create and implement technical solutions that improve our ability to identify, stop, and eliminate potential threats.

How You’ll Find Success

  • Ability to lead an Incident Response Team and respond to emergency calls during non-business hours, as needed.
  • Possess the ability to react quickly, decisively, and deliberately.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive, self-managed, and able to interface well with interdisciplinary teams across the organization, including executive leadership.

How You’ll Grow

  • You’ll increase your technical expertise by operating a wide range of technologies to solve modern security problems in a fast paced SaaS Environment.
  • You’ll improve your security expertise by responding to real-world security threats across the Qualtrics enterprise and application.
  • You’ll learn to reduce security risks by collaboratively partnering with a globally distributed team.
  • You’ll gain expertise around the Qualtrics XM Platform.

Things You’ll Do

  • Performs Level 1 SOC/IR and shift lead duties as a part of a 24/7 security incident watch team in a multi-timezone follow-the-sun rotation.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring, and training to SOC/IR team personnel and to other Qualtrics stakeholders and the Qualtrics Information Security Team.
  • Provides onboarding training and coaching for junior SOC/IR Engineers.
  • Performs network and endpoint forensics to establish attack scope and root cause analyses.
  • Ensures communication and escalation of security activities to leadership.
  • Performs additional analysis of escalations from SOC engineers and conducts incident review.
  • Leads development of workflow automation to lower response time and eliminate lengthy response times
  • Develop and improve attack remediation strategies, incident handling processes, standard operating procedures, playbooks, and automations.
  • Identifies alerting gaps and develops strategies to increase threat detection coverage.
  • Support FedRamp, ISO27001, SOC, HITRUST, and other audit activities for security operations and incident response.

What We’re Looking For On Your CV

  • 0-1+ years of experience in the Information Security field.
  • 0-1+ years of prior SOC and/or Incident Response experience.
  • Experience performing analysis utilizing IDS/AV/Firewall consoles.
  • Experience with cloud computing and AWS services.
  • Strong understanding of networking and associated protocols.
  • Development skills including scripting (e.g. Python, shell scripting).
  • Experience with MITRE ATT&CK and Cyber Kill Chain, including Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
  • Knowledge of STIX/TAXII, SIGMA, DISA STIGs.
  • Experience with Multiple Operating Systems with a System Administrator level skill set on MacOS and Linux.

What You Should Know About This Team

  • In Qualtrics SOC, all team members know how to code - we don't have pure "Security Analyst" positions. We believe that through automation we can detect and respond to threats better than typical SOCs.

Our Team’s Favourite Perks and Benefits
  • Annual Leave: 20 or 26 annual leave days per annum plus an additional day for each year of service (to a max of 5).
  • Private Medical Insurance- Luxmed health & dental cover for you and your dependants.
  • Commuter Assistance- Up to the value of 80 PLN net a month for public transport.
  • Savings Plan- Two company saving plans provided by Nationale Nederlanden: Employee Capital Plan (PPK) & Employee Saving Plan (PPO)
  • QED PROGRAM- Qualtrics Engineer Development (QED) program: support, engineering learning activities up to 10% of engineering work time each quarter.
  • Wellness- Up to the value of 800PLN gross per quarter can be reimbursed for a variety of wellness activities via our dedicated platform Twic.
  • A choice of Multispot cards available.
  • Our employee assistance program with Unum provides counselling and wellbeing support to all employees
  • Experience bonus- 7000 PLN gross per annum. Qualtrics experience bonus is a program designed to provide experiences to our employees they might not otherwise have.
  • Group Life & Income Protection Insurance
  • Glasses/Contact lenses Reimbursement
  • Free breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and drinks for everyone in the office
  • Tax-deductible expenses (up to 75% depending on role)

The Qualtrics Hybrid Work Model: Our hybrid work model is elegantly simple: we all gather in the office three days a week; Mondays and Thursdays, plus one day selected by your organizational leader. These purposeful in-person days in thoughtfully designed offices help us do our best work and harness the power of collaboration and innovation. For the rest of the week, work where you want, owning the integration of work and life.
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