Security Operations Engineer

Information Technology San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Job Title: Security Operations Engineer


The Cyber Security team’s motto is; "To keep our systems and data secure while still enabling the business teams to be more productive". We are looking for an individual who has deep technical skills in Cyber Security with a passion for technical problem-solving and capable of initiating consistent changes to increase team productivity. Key responsibilities start with responding to cyber-security incidents reported from the controls placed all around the network. The successful candidate will have an exceptional understanding of security architecture so as to perform methodological triage of the alerts and investigate them to closure. This role is part of a new team in charge of event monitoring protocols, event correlation rules, incident response playbooks and other controls needed to increase productivity of the sec ops team. his role creating operational metrics and suggesting improvement measures to the processes and procedures related to incident response, by collaborating with internal and external teams.


  • Work with Cyber Security Architect and Operations team to secure our IT infrastructure.
  • Perform Tier-1 tasks on Information Security technologies, to maintain and manage configuration standards and to adapt to new threats
  • Work on Cyber Security projects providing technical support and guidance to IT teams
  • Fine tune existing technologies to ensure optimal performance and improved detection/prevention capabilities
  • Analyze and validate Cyber Security alerts, provide detailed reports on a resolution, follow up with relevant teams to closure
  • Perform incident response by conducting advanced computer and network forensic investigations
  • Develop and manage threat hunting across multiple areas of the network, for proactive detection of anomalous events and possible intrusions/attacks
  • Stay up to date with current threat landscape and devise countermeasures for any applicable threats across the network infrastructure
  • Document existing security controls, run books and update them at regular intervals
  • Assist with the identification of new security controls and work on POCs with multiple vendors


  • BSCS or Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge
  • 2-3  years' experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
  • Must be able to be adaptable, focused and accountable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.

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