Security Operations Analyst (Microsoft Defender ATP) - Remote, US

  • Oculus Security
  • Remote, US

Job Summary: As a Security Operations Analyst specializing in Microsoft Defender ATP, you will be responsible for monitoring and responding to security incidents across our client's IT infrastructure. Leveraging your expertise in Microsoft security technologies, you will analyze threats, investigate incidents, and implement security controls to protect against advanced threats and vulnerabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor alerts and events generated by Microsoft Defender ATP, investigating potential security incidents and anomalies.
  • Analyze malware samples and conduct forensic investigations to determine the scope and impact of security incidents.
  • Implement and maintain security policies and configurations within Microsoft Defender ATP to enhance threat detection and response capabilities.
  • Collaborate with IT and security teams to remediate security vulnerabilities and implement security best practices.
  • Stay informed about emerging threats and trends in cybersecurity, providing recommendations for improving the organization's security posture.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in cybersecurity operations, with a focus on Microsoft security technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Defender ATP, including configuration, monitoring, and incident response.
  • Experience with threat hunting, malware analysis, and forensic investigations.
  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals (SC-900) or equivalent.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies and methodologies.