Associate SOC Analyst

Ireland - Dublin


Ireland - Dublin


Information Security, Security Services

About the MDR Team
Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is built from the ground up to bring motivated and the 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 SOC. MDR provides 24/7/365 monitoring, threat hunting, incident response, and more with a focus on endpoint detection and behavioral intelligence.
Who We Are:
Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We're on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people.
With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.

A Day in the Life

Most days for an Associate SOC Analyst will consist of reviewing alert data to identify evil activity in customer environments.  In these roles you will be empowered to steer investigations. Investigations include everything from evidence acquisition and analysis to figure out how the intrusion began to identifying any malicious or unexpected activity related to the event.  Based on this investigation you will be responsible for writing a Findings Report which includes your technical analysts, documented findings and remediation recommendations for customers. Your colleague, a Customer Advisor, will be responsible for direct communication with the customer.  You will have fellow analysts who will be ready to help you if you encounter a problem or have a question, including Senior and Lead Analysts.

Job Duties
  • Problem solving, critical thinking, and ingenuity.
  • The Rapid7 MDR SOC has a shift rotation which requires associate analysts to work 4:3 approximately once every 4 months.
  • A keen curiosity and excitement to learn
  • A passion for cybersecurity

  • Participated and succeeded in CTFs, HTB, Rastalabs, Pentesting with Kali Labs
  • Scripting/coding ability
  • Strong passion to learn and develop in a security role