Staff Security Operations Engineer

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Employer Provided Salary: 120,000-204,000 Annually
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<p><p><b><b>Staff Security Operations Engineer</b></b></p><p><span>As a Staff Security Operations Engineer at Workiva, you'll play a pivotal role in safeguarding our systems and data. Our Security Operations team is responsible for continuously monitoring, detecting, and responding to security incidents across our infrastructure. You'll collaborate closely with stakeholders to investigate and validate incidents, ensuring a swift and effective response to any potential threats. Additionally, you'll work autonomously to enhance existing security practices and mitigate risks across various hosting environments. With a focus on mentorship and leadership, you'll take the lead in implementing new security measures, conducting incident response exercises, and contributing to the overall security posture of the organization.</span></p><p><b><b>What You’ll Do</b></b></p><ul><li><p><span>Develop and implement Security Operations Center (SOC) procedures and protocols to ensure clear remedial action plans and situational awareness, while also training and educating SOC & Infosec members, internal stakeholders, and external business partners on SOC management and procedures</span></p></li><li><p><span>Coordinate incidents including areas of, but not limited to, ransomware, host compromise, credential and account compromise, phishing, internal threats, third parties, and data leakage while working closely with information security leadership and business stakeholders and as part of a team of responders</span></p></li><li><p><span>Participate in incident response tabletop exercises to identify gaps, enhance skills, and engage with stakeholders, while also reviewing technical reports from vulnerability and penetration testing assessments to identify exposure to future incidents</span></p></li><li><p><span>Refine, recommend and maintain playbooks, policies, procedures and guidelines, and align with industry best practices</span></p></li><li><p><span>Use and develop metrics to capture and focus improvement efforts and gap coverage utilizing existing systems and data to improve security for our platform</span></p></li><li><p><span>Ensure security controls implemented are effective and maintained in a fashion that supports our performance, scalability and stability</span></p></li><li><p><span>Independently address technical and business risks across various hosting environments</span></p></li><li><p><span>Prioritize areas for improvement and provide recommendations for remediation of identified issues</span></p></li><li><p><span>Handle novel incident response efforts and act as a lead/mentor for other team members</span></p></li><li><p><span>Conduct technical and analytical assessments and communicate effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues</span></p></li><li><p><span>Rely on factual and data-driven assessments rather than leading with fear or assumptions</span></p></li></ul><p><b><b>What You'll Need</b></b></p><p><b><span>Minimum Qualifications </span></b></p><ul><li><p>Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent job experience.</p></li><li><p>8+ years of experience working within a Security Operations Center or related field</p></li></ul><p><b><span>Preferred Qualifications</span><b> </b></b></p><ul><li><p><span>Experience with Amazon, Azure, and/or Google Cloud Environment</span></p></li><li><p><span>Experience with the querying and use of the Splunk SIEM</span></p></li><li><p><span>Strong working knowledge of Linux OS and MacOS (required) and windows (preferred)</span></p></li><li><p><span>Experience working with SIEM tools and/or SOAR tools along with the building of playbooks and procedures</span></p></li><li><p><span>Experience in IR management, forensics, and hands-on technology within security principles</span></p></li><li><p><span>Specialization into at least one of the core areas of a SOC: Digital or Network Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, and/or another security focused area</span></p></li><li><p><span>Experience in leading or mentoring other employees</span></p></li><li><p><span>Interest in or experience with systems languages (Python, Java, Go)</span></p></li><li><p><span>A combination of technical expertise and business acumen to security administration, incident response, and security operations center (SOC) roles</span></p></li><li><p><span>Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills</span></p></li><li><p><span>Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results and continuous improvement</span></p></li><li><p><span>The ability to work successfully in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment is necessary</span></p></li><li><p><span>Exceptional organizational and critical thinking skills with the ability to multitask and manage multiple processes, programs, and procedures simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines</span></p></li></ul><p><b><b>Travel Requirements & Working Conditions</b></b></p><ul><li><p><span>Must be able to travel up to 10% annually</span></p></li><li><p><span>Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office</span></p></li></ul><p ><b>How You’ll Be Rewarded</b></p><p ></p>� Salary range in the US: $120,000.00 - $204,000.00<p >� A discretionary bonus typically paid annually</p><p >� Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire</p><p >� 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package</p><p ></p><p >The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.</p><p ></p><p ><span>Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected <span><span><span><span><span><span><span >characteristic. We</span></span></span></span></span></span> strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.</span></span></p><p ></p><p ><span>Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email </span><u><span><span><span><span><span><span><span >[email protected]</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></u><span>.</span></p><br><p ><span>Workiva employees are required to undergo comprehensive security and privacy training tailored to their roles, ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.</span></p><p ></p><p ><i>Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.</i></p>#LI-MJ2</p>

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An Insider's view of Workiva

What's something quirky about your company?

I love being at a company that not only encourages quirky culture, but also celebrates it! Whether it be taking a day off from work for my birthday, our Annual Giving Campaign Pie Toss, or Maker’s Challenge (a team-based competition) Workiva offers me so many unique opportunities to bring my authentic and best self to work.

Kent

Senior Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Solution Engineers collaborate with many teams to ensure the success of deals. We work with sales to drive discovery and demos, marketing on messaging and documentation relevant to the industry today, product to bring context to functionality requests, and services and customer support to ensure the post sales satisfaction of our customers.

Tayla

Manager of Solution Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Workiva was my second job in tech and I came in at an entry level position. Over the last 10+ years, my career has grown beyond anything I could have imagined. After a lot of hard work, building strong relationships, a ton of learning, and advocating for the greater good at Workiva every day, I now lead the functional area I started in.”

Amanda

Vice President, Head of R&D PMO

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I want employees to feel comfortable to express themselves and reach out to me directly to share their perspective at any time. Aside from Q&A at our regular all-company meetings, our “Ask an Exec” forum is an easy way to submit questions. And my inbox is always open – I appreciate hearing from employees about what matters most to them.

Julie

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Workiva offers a remarkable work-life blend, embracing personal needs with flexible schedules. Whether for school drop-offs, vet visits, or designated volunteer time-off, this trust-driven culture is felt throughout the organization. This allows employees to create their most productive environment and in turn deliver the best results.

Molly

Senior Corporate Programs Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you in some of our office locations.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Day off for your birthday
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
"Work Where You Work Best" - whether that’s in or out of our offices. 🌍
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
We have seven employee resource groups that are formed around a shared interest or common goal. These groups are designed to support their members and cultivate a more diverse & inclusive workspace.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Workiva offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

When you join Workiva, you get a world-class benefits package for you and your family. On day one, every full-time employee starts with company stock, vacation, and the opportunity to enroll in our discounted stock purchase plan. We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision care plans; life and disability insurance; and 12 weeks of paid parental leave and return-to-work post parental leave program. We allow employees to work where they work best, whether that's remotely or in one of our office locations.

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