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Security Monitoring Operator

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Wage (gross)
From 1 600 EUR/month* Performance bonus 2 times per year up to 10% of the basic salary paid for the evaluation period(usually 6 months). * The final basic wage component can be increased accordingly to individual skills and experience of the selected candidate.
Contract type
We are looking for enthusiastic IT security fan to join our Threat Analysis&Services team as Security Monitoring Operator. Together with us, you will participate in the creation of new products/services and you will have access to the most modern technologies in the field of computer security.

Functional Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work in global 24/7 MDR center and participate in shift operation under the supervision of senior colleague.
  • Work with security monitoring systems EDR, XDR, SIEM, SOAR and other systems.
  • Investigate security incidents and document adversary activity in monitored environments and escalate to the next analytic tier.
  • Analyze client data and evaluate potential security threats.
  • Participate in continuous development and improvement of monitoring solution.
  • Participate on continuous monitoring, hunting, threat hunting, threat intelligence and other under the supervision and mentoring.
  • Participate in design and maintenance of low-level EDR, XDR and correlation SIEM rules.
  • Actively participate on toolset and rulesets improvement and fine-tuning of the MDR Security Toolset.
  • Participate in development and improvement of Incident Response guidelines and playbooks.
  • Perform triage malicious code encountered in client environments.
  • Cooperate with colleagues performing in-depth analysis of malicious code.
  • Prepare reports for the customer/communication with the customer about incidents.
  • Cooperate in the development of security monitoring services and the system of reporting on security threats.



  • Education in IT security field is an advantage.
  • IT Security certificates or other technological certificates are advantage – CEH, Windows, Unix, Network Security.
  • Cybersecurity certification ( GIAC, RHCE, CompTIA, CRTO, Offensive Security, Security Blue Teamsecurity vendors and other relevant certification) is advantage.
  • Forensics analysis or Incident Response – advantage.


  • Working in SOC – advantage.
  • Working with and evaluation of outputs of security monitoring systems – advantage.
  • Experience with SIEM or SOAR systems are advantage (Splunk, QRadar, Elasticsearch, ArcSight, LogRhythm, Palo Alto Cortex XSOAR, other).
  • Experience with CTFs or similar cyber security competitions ( Hack The Box, Virtual Hacking Labs, TryHackMe ) is an advantage.


  • Basic knowledge of the inner workings of the Windows/Linux system (how things work) - processes, registries, filesystem, services, scheduling etc.
  • Basic experience with scripting ( PowerShell, Python, Javascript, Bash, LUA, other ) is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of computer networks (IP address, port, protocols, MAC address, ...).
  • English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personal characteristics

  • Willingness to participate in 24/7 shift handling monitoring client environments.
  • Interest in continuous education in the field of computer security.
  • Analytical thinking with an eye for detail.
  • Patience when processing a lot of data.
  • The ability to communicate with the customer.
  • Independence.
  • The ability to communicate with the customer.
  • Desire to learn and gain experience in the field of digital forensics and incident response.
  • General interest and overview of computer security field.

Contact person

Marika Fiamínová

About ESET

ESET is a global leader in digital security and one of the largest cybersecurity vendors in the European Union. It is also the biggest and most appreciated IT company in Slovakia.

For more than 30 years, we have been developing industry-leading IT security software and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure and consumers worldwide.

ESET's purpose is not only to create cybersecurity solutions for customers but also to actively contribute to a more innovative and responsible society in terms of education, science and research.

We are a proud signatory and ambassador of the Diversity Charter. We believe in creating a respectful environment in which all our employees feel welcome, without exception.

Visit our website to learn more about us.

ID: 4642471  Posting date: 2.2.2024  Lower salary limit (gross): 1 600 EUR/month