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Senior SOC Analyst

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

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San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023
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Senior SOC Analyst

Who You'll Work With

You will work in our San Jose, Costa Rica office as part of the Security Operations center and in collaboration with fellow security analysts, engineers and other IT security specialists.
The Security Operations center (SOC) is McKinsey and Company’s, internal security monitoring, detection and response organization tasked with the detection and response to threats on the McKinsey and Company network. The SOC is a 24/7 organization with teams in different geographical zones to ensure continuous operations and coverage of security monitoring, detection and response.

What You'll Do

You'll investigate various types of security incidents, develop and improve existing security workflows to standardize incident response, and you'll formulate incident response steps when a new unprecedented incident is reported to the SOC.
As a Senior Security Analyst, you'll work both collaboratively and independently to accomplish a variety of security tasks as well as projects. You'll collaborate with security engineers to create use cases and correlation alerts in the SIEM for continuous security monitoring, embark on specialized security projects to mature the capabilities of the security operations center, and mentor junior security analysts and train them in new security skills as required.
You'll write both technical and executive incident reports when called upon and you will be expected to continue learning and improving your security analysis skills to match the current technical security challenges and innovations.


  • Bachelor’s required or master's degree preferred in IT/Computer Science or Service-Management; military experience and/or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in security monitoring and/or incident response
  • Experience in two or more of the following security domains: digital forensics (computer, memory, network, cloud, virtualization), malware analysis (Dynamic and static), reverse engineering, pen testing, network investigations, threat hunting, threat intelligence, security engineering, OSINT
  • Awareness about security products and technologies, and/or networking protocols (Splunk, LogRythim, Alien Vault, Qradar, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud computing, both investigating and working with cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with microservices
  • Understanding of security alerts that includes malware/phishing, denial of service, unauthorized access, ETC, knowledge of security tools that include SIEM, IDS/IPS, log aggregation, malware sandboxing, threat hunting, etc.
  • Security certifications like CISSP
  • Expertise to manage SOPs, process adherence by teams & an eye for continuous improvement
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FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Code - SSOA - Senior Security Operations Analyst
Function - Technology
Industry - High Tech
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Aug 15 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - San Jose
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Costa Rica
LinkedIn Job Title - Senior SOC Analyst
LinkedIn Function - Information Technology
LinkedIn Industry - Computer Networking;Computer Software;Information Technology and Services
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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