SOC Specialists for 2nd line of defense

SOC Specialists for 2nd line of defense

Do you want to participate in the build-up and operation of a Security Team, defending networks, Operational Technology and information with high demands on IT security? Do you have experience and knowledge of security operations and incident response? Are you looking for a job where you can contribute to a secure and resilient society by defending a digitalized and modern energy production? Then we might have an interesting offer.

We are looking for experienced and solid professionals with a dedicated interest in IT-security which want to work proactively by scanning, hunting, monitoring and analysis as well as fast operational actions such as incident response and coordination.

If you want to work in a team devoted to IT security and feel ready to commit to our task, we are prepared to support and invest in you to ensure a strong delivery. The Red IT Security Team at Vattenfall IT continue to expand and develop into a team of IT Security experts which provides services for the Red environments of Vattenfall. As a member of the team, you have the opportunity to contribute to the design, content and the build-up of its capabilities.

The team operates in Sweden side by side with the larger Vattenfall Group IT Security organization. As 2nd line of support, the team will mainly work during office hours. As the Red IT Security Team will gather different capabilities, you will perform your work in close cooperation with coordinators of the SOC, penetration testers and specialists on regulation and security design.

Working with 2nd line of support, you will perform a broad range of tasks within the SOC; log analysis, develop playbooks, onboard new systems, cooperate with Operations, participate in the incident response. In addition, you will organize vulnerability scans and participate in driving processes and the technology stack of the SOC. At all times you will cooperate with asset and system owners by informing them about, and providing advice on how to manage vulnerabilities. You will also support make assessments of potential incidents. During incidents, you provide advice and support towards Operations within your area of competence.

Desired competences, experience and personal skills
  • Very good knowledge of network security
  • Experience from SOC/NOC operations, CERT work or incident management
  • Experience of secure network monitoring (server logs, IDS data, PCAP data)
  • Ability to collect and analyze information, draw conclusions to present/report
  • Certifications, for example CEH, CISSP, CompTIA Security +
  • Driven, curious, analytical, problem solver
  • Very good communication and cooperation skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English

What do we offer?

A challenging and independent job in an informal, dynamic working environment. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company where the only constant is change. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere! Everyone is really committed and we want to be the best in what we do. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You get the opportunity to create your own career within the company.

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We believe in work life balance and the flexibility to work from home.

Locations: Solna, Gothenburg, Forsmark or Ringhals

We welcome your application, including CV and cover letter no later than 10th of July 2022. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Victoria Ekstedt, For more information about the recruitment process please contact Cecilia Wijkman,

Trade Union representatives in Sweden via Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00 Silvija Vatkovic (Akademikerna), Inger Strandberg (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Lennart Bengtsson (SEKO).

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. This position is security classed and the final candidates will be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.
Mer info
Område Solna
Yrkesroll Data & IT
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 10 juli 2022 (13 dagar kvar)