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SOC Analyst (Remote)

We're seeking a talented SOC Analyst (3-5 years of experience) to join our growing team of cyber defenders! You'll be on the front lines, safeguarding our critical assets from ever-evolving threats.


What you'll do:

  • Execute and enhance operational processes for continuous monitoring of our environments
  • Monitor and analyze security events to identify and neutralize threats
  • Leverage your expertise to conduct threat hunting and investigations
  • Partner with the Incident Response Team to contain and remediate security breaches
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our SOC procedures and tools
  • Work alongside security engineers to enhance detection and response capabilities


Key Responsibilities:

  • Defend the enterprise perimeter from malicious network activity
  • Secure internal networks and hosts against cyber threats
  • Enrich security logs, correlate events, and detect security issues
  • Perform security event analysis, triage incidents, and document cases
  • Proactively review threat intelligence and conduct threat hunting
  • Assist in developing and maintaining SOC documentation
  • Participate in post-incident reviews to improve security operations
  • Support management in creating security reports and recommendations
  • Collaborate with security engineers on SIEM rules, threat models, and playbooks
  • Participate in an on-call rotation


Are you the perfect candidate?

  • You have 3-5 years of experience as a security professional
  • You have experience with proprietary security protection/detection tools such as Firewalls, Host and Network IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus, EDR, URL Filtering Gateways, Email Filtering Gateways, DLP tools, SIEM tools, etc.
  • You have applied experience with threat analysis models/frameworks such Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK, Diamond Model, Pyramid of Pain, etc.
  • You have a working knowledge of advanced threat tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • You can analyze threats, prioritize effectively, and work independently under pressure
  • You're a team player with excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentations)
  • A thirst for knowledge and a passion for cyber security are a plus!



  • Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any industry licenses or certifications is qualifying (Security+, GCIA, GSOC, GCDA, GCIH)
  • Experience with threat analysis frameworks and network traffic analysis tools
  • Familiarity with various security tools and technologies



To learn more about our IT Department and their initiatives, visit our Tech Talent site.


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The salary for this position is $65,000-$85,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 300 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at<>

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 270325

Date:  May 3, 2024

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Cyber Security, Publishing, Security

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