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Sr. Security Engineer - SOAR

Posted June 10, 2021

Marriott International
Bethesda, MD

About This Job


Serves as a Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR) engineer responsible for automation and content creation tasks to develop and integrate security A&O solutions.  Leverages knowledge of monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and cyber incident response to develop and implement automated processes for cyber security analysts, information systems and networks.  Responsible for deploying and configuring Phantom and Splunk products. 


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent experience/certification
  • 7+ years of information technology experience including
    • 3+ years of software development
    • API development and integration
  • 3+ years of information security experience that include advanced Splunk Phantom playbook development skills
  • 1+ years’ Python programming experience or related programming/scripting experience

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Incident response or Security Operations (SOC) experience strongly preferred
  • Current information security certification, including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Broad exposure to a wide range of IT security technologies
  • Leading development projects
  • Technical infrastructure operations, administration or engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in Linux, Microsoft Windows and networking
  • Troubleshooting skills and strong technical learning aptitude
  • Security operations centers, incident response, architecture / systems engineering


  • Designs, develops, and implements dynamic cyber defenses and leverages cybersecurity solutions to deliver security A&O services, including automated threat hunting, contextual enrichment through threat intelligence, situational awareness of network and system intrusions, security event and alert prioritization, and incident response actions.
  • Collaborates to develop and integrate custom A&O playbooks, use cases, and workflow integrations across A&O and Cybersecurity Open Source and COTS products and platforms.
  • Develops highly extensible, scalable, and secure Cloud-based A&O services that can be adopted and integrated in a wide range of Cybersecurity use cases.
  • Contributes to a culture of excellence in technical security threat management and incident response
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the security incident management and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Researches, builds and maintains technology solutions and tools needed to accelerate security incident response functions.
  • Supports governance based on best practices and facilitates proper alignment to projects and major initiatives
  • Supports analysis of the current environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommends solutions for improvement.
  • Supports analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on security services architecture.
  • Supports Solution and Domain Architecture by providing current environment status in terms of technology, software and infrastructure for projects in the delivery life cycle
  • Utilizes capability modeling to align systems strategy and planning with business strategy and goals.
  • Supports, implements and promotes standard configuration and change management, processes and practices.

Delivering Technology

  • Creates and enhances administrative, operational and technical policies and procedures, adopting best practice guidelines, standards and procedures for employees, contractors and vendor engagements
  • Maintains a proper balance between business and operational risk
  • Interfaces with stakeholders to establish requirements and formulate priorities for projects
  • Works in a concerted effort with Global Technology teams to resolve complex issues
  • Develops internal processes and training to ensure team members have the needed skills and tools to support the security effort and deliver on project commitments
  • Performs complex quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Provides consultation for routine and complex security engineering
  • Ensures early warning to the business stakeholder executives regarding degraded or missed service levels
 Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

About this Employer

Marriott International

10400 Fernwood Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 380-3000

Corporate Office

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