Security Automation Engineer – Lead

  • full_time
  • Germany


Maveris is an IT and cybersecurity services company committed to helping organizations create secure digital solutions to accelerate their mission. We are Veteran-owned and proud to serve customers across the Federal Government and private sector. We have an opening for a full-time, permanent Security Automation Engineer – Lead to join our talented, dynamic team in support of a large Federal Government customer.

As the Security Automation Engineer – Lead, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency, effectiveness, and intelligence of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) SOC operations by leveraging SOAR technologies. You will lead a team of skilled analysts and engineers, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to develop, implement, and optimize automated workflows that streamline incident response and threat management processes. This role requires a strong technical background, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for driving innovation in the cybersecurity space.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • Lead and mentor a team of security analysts and engineers focused on designing, implementing, and maintaining SOAR workflows within the SOC environment.
  • Collaborate with the SOC leadership to define strategic objectives and priorities for SOAR initiatives that align with overall security goals.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the organization’s security architecture, tools, processes, and threat landscape to identify opportunities for automation and orchestration.
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize potential SOAR use cases that enhance incident response, threat hunting, and security operations.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to gather requirements and define metrics for measuring the effectiveness and value of SOAR automations.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to SOC team members on best practices for utilizing SOAR capabilities.
  • Design and implement custom scripts, playbooks, and integrations to support automation efforts across various security tools and platforms.
  • Evaluate, select, and integrate new SOAR technologies and tools that align with the company’s security strategy.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of SOAR workflows, making continuous improvements based on feedback and metrics.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years of experience supporting large-scale IT related projects
  • 3+ years of experience performing an automation role in a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience with a SOAR platform such as Swimlane, ServiceNOW, or Splunk SOAR
  • A deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, incident response methodologies, and a proactive mindset to ensure our SOC operates effectively in a high-pressure environment
  • Industry certifications, such as CISSP, GDEC, GCIH, GCFA, CEH, or equivalent, are highly desirable
  • Strong experience with security technologies, including SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, and network monitoring tools
  • Experience with enterprise ticketing systems like ServiceNow
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have experience scripting in languages such as Python
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, and devise solutions with minimal oversight
  • Ability to learn and function in multiple capacities and learn quickly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Maveris attracts and retains talent of the highest caliber by offering opportunities to work in exciting and challenging environments surrounded by bright minds. Our employees are our most prized asset and are rewarded with highly competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
About Maveris

Maveris offers exceptional, mission-focused, solutions to organizations facing highly complex IT, digital, and cybersecurity challenges. Our success is achieved by maintaining an environment of trust where people are encouraged to reach their fullest potential. Every candidate that applies to Maveris brings something unique to the table, and because our team is diverse, we consistently meet our goals and exceed client expectations. If you are a highly-motivated person with a willingness to learn, we invite you to apply today to join our team!

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