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Security Operations Center (SOC) Team Lead

Requisition ID:  217560


We are building the next generation computer Security Operations Center (SOC) for our global enterprise, and you can be a critical part of this creative, fast-paced, and exciting team. We are seeking information security specialists who have expertise in network security monitoring and incident response.


The ideal candidates will have an open mind, bring a fresh perspective to the SOC team and be passionate about protecting, defending and responding to information security related events.


As a SOC Team Lead, you will assist the team responsible for situational security awareness by pulling together information from a variety of systems and normalizing and correlating the information. The team provides real-time (or near real-time) detection and reaction services for information security incidents within the Bechtel enterprise.


Must be a US Citizen


Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with handing out work assignments to junior team members
  • Provide coaching and feedback to maintain high standards of performance
  • Coordination and escalation of issues to the Incident Response team
  • Provide detection and response to security events and incidents within the Bechtel Enterprise Network
  • Thorough investigation of security alerts generated by our detection mechanisms (IDS, user reported, custom alerts, etc.)
  • Utilize industry standard network and host forensic tools in order to fully understand the scope of an incident
  • Work the full ticket lifecycle
  • Handle every step of the alert, from detection to remediation
  • Handle user reported cases of potential phishing, and spear phishing campaigns
  • Research, and analyze wide variety of commodity and APT based malware and techniques
  • Searching our existing infrastructure for signs of malware, and malicious events not detected by our existing security controls
  • Help develop, implement, and maintain SOC policies, processes and procedures


Why Bechtel SOC?

  • Use of bleeding edge tools, and analysis techniques
  • Opportunity to work with some of the best-in-the-industry Incident Response personnel
  • Great learning environment. Continued learning is encouraged, and supported


As a SOC Team Lead, you will be working with enterprise forensic capable systems, log analysis systems, and network collection systems to facilitate response to incidents on a global scale. You will work with industry respected malware, network and Incident Response analysts to coordinate a best in class response to computer related incidents.


Shift hours:  Sunday through Wednesday, 6:00 am MST - 4:30 pm MST

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a security or incident operations role
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team
  • At least 2 years of experience and working knowledge of live forensics tools such as EnCase Enterprise, Mandiant Intelligent Response, Google Rapid Response, and/or FTK Imager
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or 9 years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Must be a United States citizen


Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills
  • Experience with SIEM (Security Information Event Management) tools such as ArcSight or Splunk
  • Understanding of network traffic tools, techniques and analysis
  • Understanding of host forensics tools, techniques and analysis
  • Understanding of malware reverse engineering tools, techniques and analysis
  • Understanding of IDS & IPS technologies, both signature and behavior based
  • Understanding of Windows event log analysis
  • Experience with trouble ticketing and change management tools


Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Scripting/Coding experience in Python, C, JavaScript, etc
  • SANS Certifications, ideally GCIH, GCFE, GREM, GCFA
  • Advanced knowledge of Host Forensics, Malware Reverse Engineering, or Network Forensics
  • Knowledge of Regular Expressions


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world.  We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right- no matter how big, how complex or how remote.  The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do.  Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.

Build your career as you build some of the most challenging and complex projects in the world today.


Bechtel is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer.