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SOC Incident Responder

Date:  10-Jun-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

The candidate should be an expert Security Incident Responder having in-depth knowledge and expertise in Incident Response, Forensic, Malware and Intrusion analysis. S/he should have extensive hands-on experience on setting up, configuring, and using Splunk for incident detection and analysis. S/he would be part of the Security Operations Centre (SOC) team in Chennai –monitoring, alerting, and responding to security incidents and alerts raised by the various security tools deployed in the Olam network located across multiple regions and countries & in the cloud environment.

Job Description


  • Overall, the job requires being an integral member of the Olam Global SOC team and responding, investigating, and analyzing the security alerts and incidents raised by the SIEM tool and various other security tools deployed in the Olam environment located across various regions and countries.
  • Working hands-on on tools such as Splunk, Net flow, IDS and Forensic Tools.
  • Analyzing logs (network, security, access, OS, application, etc.) to identify and investigate security incidents.
  • Familiarity with security engineering practises, web/Application security and Cloud Security.
  • Developing automation scripts using PowerShell, Python, VBScript etc.
  • Having sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Support in performing Proof of Value / Concept (POV/POC) for evaluating capabilities / features of new products and technologies.

Profile Description

  • Strong hands-on experience on Splunk SIEM including configuring, monitoring, alerting, and reporting.
  • Hands-on experience of configuration and detecting EDR tools like CrowdStrike.
  • Assist with defining and updating incident response playbooks to ensure tasks align with best practice
  • Identify and propose areas for improvement within the Security Operations Centre.
  • Responsible for driving execution of daily, weekly, and monthly metrics for statistical threats and KPIs.
  • Coordinate with global stakeholder along with the Senior management during contingency scenarios/ high severity incidents to ensure responsive actions are communicated in timely manner.
  • Research and Evaluate new technologies like Anti APT solutions, SOAR, Deception technologies, Big Data forensic analytic tools, and assist in implementation of the same.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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