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SOC Analyst


About The Job:


Nouryon’s Houston, TX location is looking for top candidates to fill the key role of SOC Analyst. This position is essential to:


  • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) solutions – ingesting log sources, tuning triggers and correlation rules to remove white noise, implementing new detections, and conducting maintenance / administration for the SIEM solution.
  • Security Event Management – improving playbooks, analyzing events, kicking off incident management processes for escalations.
  • Incident Management – support incident management activities as applicable, per assigned responsibilities.



In Your Future Role as a SOC Analyst, You Will:


  • Respond to triggered cybersecurity events, conducting triage, analyzing impacts, contacting users, and escalating to incident management where thresholds are met.
  • Policy Violation Response: Handle reported violations of rules, regulations, policies and standards related to cybersecurity, using the support framework provided by the Security Operations Center. Provide evaluations and recommend actions.
  • Coordinate response efforts with managed security service providers, ensuring adherence to authorized playbooks and procedures.
  • Support incident management planning efforts, to include maturing processes, assisting with tabletop exercises, and improving documentation.
  • Supporting Role: Work alongside the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Information Management (IM) Services teams to support security deliverables and operations.



We Believe You Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • Certified SOC Analyst (CSA) or equivalent certifications: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CompTIA Security, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
  • In depth knowledge of NIST, ISO standards and frameworks like COBIT and ISO/IEC 27001 / 27002
  • Significant relevant work experience and broad general knowledge of cybersecurity.
  • Experience supporting and working on various cybersecurity technologies such as SIEM, Logging tools, firewalls, IDS/IPS, EDR, UEBA.
  • Knowledge of authentication technologies such as privileged access management, Active Directory, etc.
  • Experience triaging security events using a variety of tools and methodologies.
  • Experience conducting incident response activities and seeing incidents through to successful remediation.
  • Experience with a programming/scripting language such as Python, Perl or similar.
  • Knowledge of networking and networking protocols.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant works experience in cybersecurity, including supporting an international user base.



Great if you Have:


  • Programming
  • Incident handling and documentation
  • Log analysis
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) operations
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Ability to work under pressure


We Believe You Are:

  • Able to manage and motivate team members
  • Self-motivated and drive for result
  • Training capabilities
  • Good communication, writing and listing skills with security team, suppliers, and colleagues at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrate professionalism and integrity
  • Innovation and continuous improvement


Good to know:

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Program Director, Office of the CISO based in Houston, TX.  


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit: nouryon.com/careers/how-we-hire/  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  



About Nouryon:


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  




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We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 


Nouryon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


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