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Hy-Vee Food Stores SOC Engineer II - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

SOC Engineer II

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JOB DESCRIPTION: A SOC Engineer II will work collaboratively to detect and respond to information security incidents, maintain and follow procedures for security event alerting, and participate in security investigations as a technical escalation point. The SOC Engineer II will perform tasks including SIEM development, research, classification and prioritization of security events that occur on the network or endpoint. The SOC Engineer II should have familiarity with the principals of SIEM's, SOC's, network and endpoint security, current threat and attack trends, and have a working knowledge of security principals such as defense in depth. A SOC Engineer II shall have demonstrated professional experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics.


  • Acts as a SME for the SOC and handles escalations within the team

  • Responsible for ensuring all advanced security events, alerts, and alarms generated by the SIEM are actively being assessed

  • Creates dashboards for abnormalities and anomalies to be used by peers

  • Expertly creates, modifies, and updates SIEM rules to be leveraged by the SOC team

  • Creates and prepares briefings to be shared with peers and management on security incidents

  • Creates and maintains standard operating procedures (playbooks/runbooks) and other similar documentation


  • May assist in leading or advising the work of others

  • Helps direct and assign prioritization to security events

  • Primarily assists in the development of other IT Security professionals on the SOC team


  • Generally, 4-8 years of experience of a related information technology field. Information Security experience required.

  • Willingness to learn and continually improve skills in information security

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills

  • Strong ability to prioritize, stay organized, and help the SOC team with organization and planning

  • Knowledge and understanding of what a SIEM is and how they operate. Direct experience required

  • Strong understanding of log data, and how to effectively utilize it

  • Knowledge and understanding of what a SOC is and how they operate. Direct experience required

  • 2+ years' experience with Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security

  • Related industry certification preferred (CISSP, Security+, CASP, CEH, etc.)

  • Splunk certification preferred

About Hy-Vee, Inc. Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 265 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 1- Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit

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