Lead SOC Analyst



Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

We are expanding our Global footprint into Prague and as we build out our Detection & Response, Product, and Engineering teams, we are looking for Lead SOC Analysts who enjoy developing and leading others and have a passion for cyber security.

Our SOC Analysts operate Globally and work together to defend our global customers around-the-clock by quickly identifying and responding to threats. Our vision is to achieve real-time detection and response to every attack, every time. This is an exciting opportunity to be one of the first hires for Rapid7 in Prague supporting our growth strategy in a culture that supports trying new approaches and continuous learning.

About the Team

Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is built from the ground up to bring motivated and passionate security talent face to face with emerging threats, practical challenges, and evil at scale. Our MDR service uses an impact-driven mindset to focus efforts on effective solutions, encouraging personal and technical innovation within the Security Operations Center (SOC). MDR provides 24/7/365 monitoring, threat hunting, incident response, and more with a focus on endpoint detection and behavioral intelligence.

About the Role

As a Lead Security Analyst you will be responsible for leading a group of extremely talented, driven, and creative front line analysts performing real-time analysis of threats targeting our customers and helping us detect advanced threats and stop attackers in their tracks.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide guidance, goals, and assistance to a team of highly skilled analysts in a 24x7 setting

  • Perform training and mentoring through 1:1’s and real-time coaching and assist in the development of analyst-enablement programs to promote career and capability growth for analysts

  • Serve as a technical escalation point for analysts, to include assistance with advanced threat analysis, best practices, incident response and other operational issues

  • Collaborate closely with MDR operations teams in other Rapid7 SOCs

  • Collaborate with MDR customers and Customer Advisors to balance customer requests with analyst operations

  • Promote healthy, positive work habits and environments to reduce analyst fatigue and increase collaboration between analyst teams across locations

  • Develop new processes and propose changes to existing processes, collaborating with various teams to drive change

  • Participation in projects to keep elevating the service forward

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 2+ years of professional management or team lead experience, performing 1:1’s, coaching and mentoring teams preferably in SOC/CIRT environments

  • 4+ years of SOC and/or IR experience

  • Expert in one or more security domains which can include malware analysis, incident response, digital forensics, threat intelligence, and threat hunting

  • Experience with common cybersecurity tools and techniques and up-to-date knowledge of attacker techniques, tools, and procedures

  • Prior incident response or threat analysis experience

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Passionate about delighting customers, puts customer needs at the forefront of all decision making

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teams in order to influence the direction of technology development for the MDR SOC and MDR customers

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and solve complex problems and challenges

  • The ability to work autonomously, knowing when to ask for help

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field, or equivalent experience

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.

Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 10,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next.

Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.