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Senior Security Operations Engineer

Location: US

Position Type: Full-time

Salary range: $110,000 - $125,000

At 95 Percent Group, our products and customers are our priority, and we're looking for a self-motivated Security Operations (SecOps) professional who understands the value of trust. Our customers trust us with their data, and we are committed to continuously finding innovative ways to ensure that we are transforming, processing, and storing that data securely. The ideal candidate will take a pragmatic approach and contribute to a comprehensive program that reduces the overall threat landscape of the organization. 


This role will primarily be a hands-on, "eyes on glass" position with great opportunity for autonomy during the analytical process. Focused on our core applications and SaaS platform, the SecOps professional will have demonstrated experience contributing to large-scale applications and responding to alerts from Enterprise security systems. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization that truly cares about its people and their personal development. 


Key areas of responsibility: 

  • Install and maintain security products.
  • Security information and event management.
  • Identity and access management.
  • Responding to incidents involving malware.
  • Responding to network-based attacks.
  • Monitoring system events, logfiles and alerts.
  • Utilize security orchestration and automated response (SOAR).
  • Perform threat hunting.
  • Develop metrics to measure malware analysis and detection system performance.
  • Perform research into malware development and trends.
  • Perform incident response and/or digital forensics on hardware.
  • Analyze network security alerts and events.


  • Security+CySA+, or GSEC or equivalent certification required; SSCP or equivalent certification required preferred
  • Demonstrable education and/or certification related to computer science, information security, server platform, or cloud environments.
  • 5+ years of experience in Infrastructure and Information Security in Microsoft Windows and Azure environments.
  • 3+ years working on Microsoft Azure running multiple production workloads.
  • 2+ years of experience with Azure DevOps CI/CD pipelines and deployment automation security.
  • 5+ years of experience with endpoint protection and management tools for Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, and Apple iOS operating systems
  • Experience with hardening techniques for server operating systems and cloud architectures.
  • Experience with access logging, centralized logging, and monitoring/alerting of security log events such as ELK, InsightIDR, Splunk, and SumoLogic; experience with Microsoft Sentinel is preferred.
  • Experience with applications for monitoring infrastructure security and detecting intrusions through alerts, enrichment, and investigations.
  • Experience with application security testing tools such as Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP, etc.
  • Working knowledge of incident response, threat modeling, and mitigation.
  • Working knowledge of common information security management frameworks such as AICPA’s SOC 2 and NIST’s Cyber Security Framework.
  • Experience designing and implementing access control models for privileged access in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Knowledge of security best practices such as CIS Benchmarks.
  • Strong understanding of common internet protocols such as DNS, SMTP, LDAP, etc.
  • Strong understanding of email authentication including SPF, DKIM, DMARC, etc.
  • Self-motivated and strong sense of ownership of tasks and personal responsibility.
  • Excellent project management skills with a track record of successfully delivering multiple projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Commitment to improving literacy and student reading achievement. 


Physical Requirements/Work Environment: 

  • The use of standard office equipment/computers and some light physical work required.
  • This position is remote from your home office.
  • Occasional travel as needed. 


Company Description: 

95 Percent Group is an education company whose mission is to build on science to empower teachers—supplying the knowledge, resources, and support they need—to develop strong readers. Using an approach that is based in structured literacy, the company’s One95™ Literacy Ecosystem integrates professional learning and evidence-based literacy products into one cohesive system that supports consistent instructional routines across tiers and is proven and trusted to help students close skill gaps and read fluently. 95 Percent Group is also committed to advancing research, best practices, and thought leadership on the science of reading more broadly. 


95 Percent Group has a fully engaged and highly committed leadership team who cares deeply about our mission.  We’ve hired the best from inside and outside the industry. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company positioned for continued significant growth. An added plus is knowing that what you’re doing every day is making a significant difference in children’s lives. Come work with a group of smart, fun, passionate professionals who value creativity, innovation, and making an impact.   


95 Percent Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. 



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