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Security Operations Center Engineer


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
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  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.


The Opportunity
The ideal candidate will be passionate about cybersecurity, security monitoring and analysis, and developing/automating creative solutions.


Information Technology at Nutanix
As a Security Engineer, you will be expected to be skilled at identifying security issues within infrastructure and processes, conduct research and root cause analysis, effectively execute projects/initiatives to address them, demonstrate excellent judgment, and act as a security liaison supporting business units.


Your Role
  • Response and analysis of security issues created by automated systems and people 
  • Leverage tools to conduct research 
  • Provide evidence backed root cause analysis 
  • Troubleshoot technical issues within complex systems 
  • Proactively identify gaps, risks and issues and suggest possible solutions 
  • Operate our key security tools and constantly tune and build response playbooks
  • Design automated workflows to streamline security operations 
  • Technical contribution to complex incidents 
  • Act as a consultant on special projects for multiple teams 
  • Provide coaching and guidance to more junior staff 



What You Will Bring
  • Able to take ownership of tasks and see through completion in a timely manner
  • Initiate fact based research on security issues 
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives 
  • Willingness to learn, absorb and correlate technical information and then be able to interpret and simplify it 
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company 
  • Well organized and able to leverage best practices, able to thrive in fast-paced environment, and most importantly, have the ability to approach problems with a can-do attitude 
  •  Understanding of various security technologies including endpoint security, network security, collaboration security, cloud security, SIEM, etc. 
  • Understanding of OS and application logging, with a focus on security event logging
  • Understanding of fundamental security concepts 
  • Understanding of a security incident response framework 
  • Practical knowledge of basic networking protocols (TCP/IP stack) 
  •  Experience with Microsoft Windows or Linux or MacOS Operating Systems on a command line level 
  •  Experience with one or more programming or scripting language and code repository tools such as Python, VBScript, Perl, TCL, github/gitlab, etc or others 


About the Team
About Your Manager:
  • Your manager for this role will be the Manager, SecOps Engineering. They have 24 years of security experience in Australia, the UK, and Netherlands.
What The Team Says:
  • Your manager has managed global teams in APJ, EMEA, and the Americas, bringing a wealth of diverse experience to the team.
How We Work:
  • At Nutanix, we work remotely in a 24x7 follow-the-sun model. You'll be expected to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week during office hours, which could fall between Monday to Sunday. We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate different work preferences.

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