Python Developer/Automation Engineer

Job title: Python Developer/Automation Engineer

Company: Cyber Defense Technologies

Job description: Overview: CDT is looking for an experienced Python Developer/Automation Engineer to the Ashburn, VA location.

Clearance: Candidates are required to be U.S. Citizens and be able to pass a 5-year background investigation (BI). Candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.


  • Author, test, and maintain automation scripts/workflows within SOAR platform.
  • Design, implement, and maintain efficient and reusable Python code.
  • Review, debug, and resolve technical issues throughout all stages of SDLC.
  • Integrate SOAR platform with other security tools and APIs to execute automated workflows.
  • Coordinate with System Administrators, Engineers, and ISSOs to provision service accounts and/or grant required permissions.
  • Assist with process development and process improvement for Security Operations to include creation/modification of SOPs, Playbooks, and Work instructions.
  • Measure effectiveness of process improvement and automation efforts via metrics and KPIs


  • Have expert proficiency with Python.
  • Working knowledge of SOAP/REST APIs, JSON, HTML/CSS, Javascript, XML.
  • Experience with SOAR platforms such as Swimlane, Phantom, Demisto, etc.
  • Experience as a SOC Analyst and/or Incident Responder.
  • Authored SOC SOPs, playbooks, work instructions and/or other process documents.
  • Familiarity with Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL) and/or Elastic Domain Specific Language (DSL).
  • General networking knowledge to include operation of routers, firewalls, DNS, DHCP, subnetting, VPN and Web Proxies
  • BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 3 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security or Masters with 1 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Should have 2 years of experience serving as a SOC Analyst or Incident Responder

CDT is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity

Expected salary:

Location: Ashburn, VA

Job date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:52:52 GMT

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