• Information Security Engineer - SOC

    Job Locations US-WA-Spokane Valley
    Posted Date 1 year ago(10/17/2017 1:03 PM)
    Job Title
    Info Security Engineer - SOC
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • BECU Opening Statement

    How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First.

    We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day.

    BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…


    The Information Security Engineer – Security Operations Center (SOC) is part of a team that is responsible for prevention of Cyber Security Incidents by real time monitoring, detection and analysis of potential intrusions in a multi-platform environment. This includes using troubleshooting tools to analyze and respond to cyber threats, writing scripts to aid in quick analysis and response, and responding to security events. The position operates and tunes security supporting tools, provides requirements for new security tools and creates use cases for monitoring. In addition, the position creates and follows up on incident reports, creates daily, weekly and monthly reporting metrics and manages vendor relationships as needed.

    In this job, you will

    • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements.
    • Assist with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions.
    • Communicate with other business units and leaders as part of an incident response.
    • Monitor security vulnerabilities by analyzing a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs and determining the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
    • Provide information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information to teams and leadership.
    • Conduct scripting to move data and actions between systems and devices via APIs.
    • Utilizes knowledge of security incident history and organizational response to assists with development of processes and procedures to improve security operations functions, including incident response times and analysis of incidents.
    • Create use cases for Security Operations monitoring.
    • Engage with and/or manage vendors as needed.
    • Keep current on the current IT threat landscape and upcoming trends in security.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Business or equivalent work or educational experience required. Advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years working with SIEM tools required, including performing deployment and configuration, and maintaining operations and content development.
    • Minimum of 2 years working with operational information security disciplines and cyber-security operations required (e.g. incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services).
    • Deep understanding of Cyber Security Operations (monitoring, detection, incident response, forensics) required.
    • Solid programming and scripting skills (e.g., Powershell, Python, JAVA) required.
    • Be available on an on-call basis to respond to pending issues or problems arising during non-business hours and provide support and response.
    • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills required.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate and provide customer service required.
    • Full-time hours required, with additional hours as necessary.

    EEO Statement

    BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


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