Senior Security Operations Engineer - SOC



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023
Woven by Toyota is building mobility for a safer, happier and more sustainable world. A subsidiary of Toyota, Woven by Toyota develops and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work and move. With a focus on software-defined vehicles, automated driving, data-driven intelligence, security, mobility services, embedded platforms, AI, and more, we build on Toyota's legacy of trust and safety to deliver mobility solutions for all.
For nearly a century, Toyota has been delivering products and services that improve lives. Its earliest offerings, which automated the simple manual task of weaving, have evolved into the safe, reliable, connected automobiles we enjoy and depend on today. Woven by Toyota is an integral part of Toyota’s vision for the next 100 years—a world where mobility is easier, safer and more enjoyable for more people.
Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship and operational excellence. These complementary strengths enable us to develop and deliver cutting-edge technology at scale—optimizing for safety, advancing clean energy and elevating well-being. We envision a human-centered future where world-class technology solutions expand global access to mobility, amplify the capabilities of drivers, and empower humanity to thrive.
The security team at Woven by Toyota is on the modern of many challenging security problems. We identify latest security threats in autonomous vehicles and help design more secure systems. We work with internal platform teams to provide a secure development environment through tooling and automation, allowing developers to improve quickly without compromising security. It will be a hybrid role based in Palo Alto.
You will report to the SOC Manager, whom reports into the Head of Corporate Security.
We are looking for an experienced Security Operations engineer to support our Blue Team. You will have an in-depth understanding of the security landscape, be experienced in tuning detection systems to spot attacker Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), and have a background in designing and deploying Security Information Event Management (SIEM) systems.


  • Improve our monitoring systems' detection and response capabilities and processes, procedures, and plans
  • Respond to alerts
  • Plan and accomplish monitoring system changes
  • Automate analysis and response steps to reduce manual toil
  • Help prioritize the creation of new SOC use cases to ensure optimum Return on investment for engineering effort
  • Recognize the best practices in security engineering fields throughout the organization: development, cryptography, network security, security operations, incident response, security intelligence


  • 4+ years of demonstrated experience in security operations as a security engineer with a background in analysis
  • 2+ years of scripting/coding experience with one or more languages and system administration
  • Practical experience in network- and host-based digital forensics across multiple operating systems
  • In-depth experience working with a variety of monitoring tools, including SIEM, endpoint security, intrusion detection/prevention, packet analysis, CASB, and SOAR
  • Demonstrated knowledge in information security fundamentals (threat modeling, penetration testing, incident response, network security, physical security)
  • Troubleshoot technical issues combined with a desire to take ownership of problems and solve them
  • West coast working times


  • Experience leading the deployment of a major SIEM platform (Splunk, QRadar, Sentinel, ArcSight) or EDR platform (Crowdstrike, Defender for Endpoint, Cylance)
  • 4+ years of experience in security engineering in addition to 2+ years of experience in security analysis
  • Experience securing cloud platforms incl. AWS, GCP, Azure
Our Benefits:
Excellent health, wellness, dental and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Family planning and care benefits
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