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Principal SOC Analyst

Req id:  30685

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity: 
The Principal Security Analyst will understand a wide array of security processes and concepts and have a strong SOC background. They have excellent analysis, prioritization, and incident-handling skills. The Principal Security Analyst will perform various duties including SIEM and security tool monitoring, alarm triage, incident handling, and log analysis. This is a hands-on role that will create, maintain, and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in the remediation of information security incidents. You will also proactively search for, and handle threats, and abnormal activities within the environment. Principal Security Analysts are expected to ensure all team members are trained, supported, and mentored.


You Are Great At:

  • Security monitoring, managing security cases & tickets, security incident analysis, and other security tasks.
  • Analyzing a variety of security logs to identify actionable events (SIEM reports-alerts-tickets, system, network, security monitoring tools)
  • Responding to incidents varying from endpoint to server systems
  • Conducting security reviews, risk analysis, and controls reviews in adherence to security policy
  • Researching security advisories, e.g., CERT, and delivering appropriate courses of action
  • Creating documentation to ensure all team members can perform required tasks
  • Creating meaningful and detailed metrics based on security events or activities
  • Collecting evidence and artifacts to meet compliance requirements (ISO, SOX, HIPAA, SOC, etc.)
  • Optimizing day-to-day shift resources and needs
  • Ensuring appropriate staffing and coverage for assigned shifts
  • Managing and communicating effectively with leadership regarding staffing needs, events that occurred, etc.

What It Takes:

  • Familiarity with commonly used information security concepts, best practices, and standards
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Experience with SIEM tools and operations (LogRhythm preferred)
  • Good analytic, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Research skills for problems and find information or documentation on related topics
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with anti-virus and endpoint security solutions
  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Systems Engineering or equivalent experience preferred
  • 4+ years in Information systems support, security engineering, or risk and governance
  • CISSP, CISA, and other certifications preferred



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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