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Cyber Security Platforms Architect - SOAR

Date Posted: May 22, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513 Whippany, NJ, US, 7981 Clarks Summit, PA, US, 18411 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071 Remote, US, 0 Irvine, CA, US, 92614 Alpharetta, GA, US, 30009 Bloomfield, CT, US, 6002 Charlotte, NC, US, 28277 Tampa, FL, US, 33607 West Des Moines, IA, US, 50266 New York, NY, US, 10166 Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

We are seeking a Cyber Security Platforms Architect to collaborate across the organization to identify, deliver, and document the vision required to take MetLife to the next level of Cyber Security Maturity by creating, designing, implementing, and maintaining next-level technology. The Cyber Security Architect will be hands-on, directly interacting with the engineering, development teams and leadership to drive alignment on security requirements, influence decision makers, build relationships, and communicate strategy and architecture to the broader internal community


Key Responsibilities

  • Automate adversary emulations to test the effectiveness of the security controls, identify gaps in cyberdefense, work with other IT Risk and Security teams to improve the effectiveness of the overall security posture
  • Research and analyze the latest capabilities of specific SOAR platforms (e.g. Swimlane, Resilient, ThreatConnect, Demisto, Phantom etc.) and IT technologies (e.g. firewalls, operating systems, networks, storage, virtualization, AD, IPS, Proxies etc.)
  • Incident Response Use case automation, API Integration with various tools & platforms (eg: Threat Intel Platform TIP, firewalls, SIEM etc)
  • Write code/scripts/automation to detect, prevent or integrate new IOCs or to automate cyber security processes to increase efficiencies
  • Collaborate with Security Analysts to tune and enhance cyber security solutions and technologies to keep up with the latest threats
  • Design and develops new tools/technologies as related to cyber security
  • Monitor and troubleshoot complex systems, tools and/or networking solutions
  • Perform investigative research, analysis and troubleshooting to identify, resolve, and report complex security issues
  • Provide insight on issues and serve as a mentor to peers and team members for assigned area of responsibility. Follow written risk and compliance policies and procedures
  • Lead through influence, communicate effectively through clarity of thought and demonstrated understanding of business and technical requirements
  • Be a strong technologist with pragmatic view and creative mind, and a natural collaborator with line of business security architects, engineers, developers, application owners, service providers, and senior management


Essential Business and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Cyber Security, Incident Response, Information Security  and/or Information Technology
  • Experience in Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) solutions or Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Firewalls/IPS/IDS and Windows, Linux, and Apple endpoint security solutions
  • Strong Python/ PowerShell/ C#, .NET / API development experience


  • Specialized in cyber security mnagement and optimization platform such as AttackIQ and Verodin
  • Solid understanding of security frameworks espscially MITRE ATT&CK, threat intelligence, intrusion detection, threat and vulnerability management, web application security, malware analysis, identity management
  • Experience using threat intelligence enrichment to support incident response
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills (eg: wireshark, host forensics, log analysis and debugging)
  • Strong understanding of general incident response methodologies, threats and vulnerabilities, cyber security practices, and security tool architectural and engineering principles
  • Experience with the assessment, implementation, management and documentation of a broad set of information security technologies and processes (eg: app security, data protection, access management, network security )
  • Experience designing Cyber Security solutions, including creating artifacts, models, and strategy presentations
  • Experience working with Cyber Security management / governance tools and server virtualization products and technologies
  • Experience performing security design reviews to asses security implications for introduction of new or differing technologies within the environment
  • Expertise in Agile and can work with at least one of the common frameworks
  • Understanding of national and international laws, regulations, policies and ethics related to cybersecurity


Business Category

IT Risk & Security


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.


Requisition #: 116638


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh