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Principal SOC Analyst

Req id:  38374

Virtual, GB



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. 



OpenText Managed Security Services (MSS) is dedicated to delivering comprehensive cybersecurity solutions to our clients. We specialize in protecting organizations against evolving threats by leveraging cutting-edge technologies and expert-driven strategies. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Security Operations Center Tier 3 Analyst with specialized expertise in content development, DFIR, and malware analysis. The ideal candidate will be responsible for advanced threat detection, incident response, malware analysis, and the development of security content such as playbooks, procedures, and signatures to enhance our security monitoring capabilities.


What you will be doing:

  • Respond promptly to security incidents escalated by L2, perform root cause analysis, and provide actionable recommendations for containment and remediation.
  • Security Content Development : by using purple team tactics, develop and maintain detection signatures, rules, and procedures to identify and mitigate emerging threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Create and refine incident response playbooks, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and threat intelligence reports.
  • Threat Hunting and Research : proactively conduct threat hunting exercises to identify advanced threats and suspicious activities within client environments.
  • Stay updated with the latest malware techniques, attack vectors, and security technologies through continuous research and knowledge sharing.


Collaboration and Communication:

Work closely with SOC teams, threat intelligence analysts, and other stakeholders to share insights, collaborate on investigations, and improve detection and response capabilities.

Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior analysts and contribute to knowledge-sharing initiatives.


Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cybersecurity, or related field; relevant industry certifications (e.g., CISSP, GIAC) preferred.
  • Extensive hands-on experience (7+ years) in malware analysis, purple team techniques , and incident response within a SOC environment.
  • Proficiency in using various security tools such as SIEM, EDR, sandboxing, and threat intelligence platforms.
  • Strong scripting or programming skills (Python, PowerShell, etc.) for automation and tool development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts effectively.
  • A proactive and analytical mindset, with a strong commitment to staying updated with the evolving threat landscape.




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