SOC Tier-1 Lead

Cato Networks

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 12/23/2020
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  • Company Address: 3 Rothchild Blvd, Tel Aviv

About Cato Networks

Cato Networks is rebuilding a new network perimeter, in the cloud, protected by a tightly integrated set of security services. We provide businesses with a simple, affordable and enterprise-grade secure network. No more costly hardware deployments, management complexities, capacity constraints, outdated software, or restricted visibility.

Job Description

We are looking for high-energy, talented people to join the Cato Security team. In this position, you will build and manage Tier-1 SOC, which is part of Cato’s Managed Threat Detection and Response (MDR) service and expand it to a 24x7 operation. The SOC T1 operation monitors Cato’s customer’s networks to identify security threats and report them.


Using the revolutionary Cato Threat Hunting System, you will monitor and triage security alerts to qualify and identify real security incidents. Upon identification of security incident or malicious activity, report it to customers, and recommend remediation activities until threat is fully remediated.



  • Build and Develop the SOC processes and procedures and hire new SOC T1 analysts.
  • Manage all day to day activities in a SOC Tier1 24x7 with shift environment, working closely with Tier-2 SOC operations globally.
  • Define and review KPIs that ensure proper service delivery.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and technical expertise to deliver a high-end service to our clients.
  • Be an active SOC T1 member - Investigate, analyze, and respond to security incidents.
  • Report on incidents, advise customers on remediation, and communicate that.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of security monitoring and incident response processes and technology.


  • Bsc. in Computer Science, Information technology or Mathematics
  • 2-4 years of hands-on experience in the cyber-security industry, working in a Security Operation Center.
  • 2+ years in leadership roles.
  • Build and manage shift schedules to ensure 24x7 coverage by analysts.
  • Understand the cyber-security landscape, common threats, and attack scenarios (Malware infection, C&C communication, Drive-by attacks, Phishing, Network scans, etc.).
  • Knowledge of networking architecture and protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, SSL, HTTP, IP Routing, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with security technologies such as FW, IPS, AV, SIEM, and network forensics tools.
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, IISP, CEH, or other equivalent Security certification/accreditation is desirable.
  • Excellent English and communication skills.
  • Team player, responsible, and well-organized.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.