Senior Security Operations Engineer



Charlotte, NC, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023

Senior Security Operations Engineer

AvidXchange Charlotte NC, 1210 AvidXchange Ln., Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America ● Virtual Req #4964
Thursday, October 12, 2023




As a Senior Security Operations Engineer at AvidXchange, you will play a critical role in our security incident response team, contributing to the design, implementation, and management of security operations, incident response, and threat hunting. Your primary responsibility will revolve around securing the organization's infrastructure by monitoring, triaging, and remediating security events, with a strong focus on enhancing our overall security posture. As a subject matter specialist in your field, you will demonstrate proficiency in managing complex processes and implementing organization-wide solutions to address intricate security challenges.

What you'll do

  • Actively support the Security Operations Center (SOC) by crafting advanced queries and alerts, leading incident response efforts, investigations, and digital forensics preservation.
  • Demonstrate leadership in developing and implementing security automation solutions, optimizing processes for efficient alert triage, incident response, and security workflow automation.
  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of AvidXchange systems by participating in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation within the Security Operations team.
  • Contribute to the organization's security framework by designing and presenting incident response playbooks, organizational policies, and gap analysis documents.
  • Utilize extensive experience in securing cloud environments to implement and maintain best security practices across cloud platforms
  • Share your expertise and knowledge to empower the team in handling security incidents, implementing best practices, and advancing their skills within the field.


What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of experience deploying, supporting, and managing cyber security systems and incidents.
  • Subject matter expertise in cyber security tools and systems, including threat Detection and Response, Network and Endpoint Security.
  • Hands-on experience securing cloud environments, implementing robust security controls, and efficient monitoring mechanisms.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams and providing security consulting.
  • Proven track record of successfully designing and implementing security automation solutions within corporate environments, with a strong focus on alert triage, incident response, patch management, and vulnerability management.
  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages, including Kusto Query Language (KQL), Python, and PowerShell, to develop and optimize security automation tasks

About AvidXchange

AvidXchange is a leading provider of accounts payable (“AP”) automation software and payment solutions for middle-market businesses and their suppliers. By trade, we are a technology company, but if you ask anyone who works here, they’ll tell you our people are at the core of who we are. We focus on creating a culture of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, and are proud to be a safe place where teammates can bring their whole selves to work. At AvidXchange, mindset is everything. We are Connected as People, Growth Minded, and Customer Obsessed. These three mindsets represent our culture – who we are, who we’ve always been, and they guide us to improve every day. Since our founding in 2000 in Charlotte, NC, we’ve created a company of over 1,600 teammates working in one of our 5 offices across the U.S., or remotely. AvidXchange is proud to be Certified™ as a Great Place to Work®. The prestigious recognition is based on anonymous data from our teammates and makes official what our teammates have known for years – that AvidXchange is a Great Place to Work®. 

Who you are: 

  • A go-getter with an entrepreneurial mindset – that means you are not afraid of taking risks, winning big or facing the unknown. 
  • Someone who understands that business is people centric. Connecting with others as humans first allows you to develop mutually beneficial working relationships. 
  • Focused on making a difference for our customers. AvidXchange exists to help solve complex problems for our customers so we can all realize our potential. 

What you’ll get:  

AvidXchange teammates (we call them AvidXers) get the perks and prestige of a publicly traded tech company paired with the flexibility of a founder-led startup. We help our AvidXers develop as professionals and as human beings, providing work/life balance, development programs, competitive benefits and equity options. At AvidXchange, we are building more than a tech company – we are building an experience. We remain committed to a culture where you can fully be 'you’ – connected with others, chasing big goals, and making a meaningful impact. If you want to help us grow while realizing your potential and creating stories you’ll tell for years, you’ve come to the right place. 


AvidXers enjoy:  

  • 18 days PTO* 
  • 11 Holidays (8 company recognized & 3 floating holidays) 
  • 16 hours per year of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) 
  • Competitive Healthcare 
    • High Deductible Heath Plan Option that has $0 monthly premium for teammate-only coverage 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Dental Base Plan Coverage
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Life Insurance 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Long-Term Disability 
    • 100% AvidXchange paid Short-Term Disability  
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Provides counseling services, legal and financial consultations and health advocacy for Teammates and their eligible dependents
    • Onsite Health Clinic with Atrium Health** - available to Teammates and their eligible dependents
  • Retirement 401k Match up to 4% 
  • Parental Leave: 8 weeks 100% paid by AvidXchange*** 
  • Discounts on Pet, Home, and Auto insurance 
  • BrightDime Financial Wellness Tool, offered free to teammates 
  • WeeCare Childcare Service: helps teammates find affordable daycare, childcare, and tutors 40% less expensive than traditional daycare centers 
  • Perks at Work: free discount program that provides teammates the opportunity to save on items from electronics, movie tickets, car buying, vacations, and more 
  • Onsite gym fitness center, yoga studio, and basketball court****
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to the federal maximum of $5,250*****
  • Hybrid Workplace Flexibility
  • Free parking

*Fully granted from beginning of year, pro-rated if hired mid-year 

**Charlotte location only  

***Must be full-time for at least 3 months
****Charlotte location only
*****Must be full-time for at least one year  

Equal Employment Opportunity

AvidXchange is an equal opportunity employer. AvidXchange is committed to equal employment opportunity in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. AvidXchange will not discriminate against applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis. This includes, but is not limited to veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age and physical or mental disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology
  • Job Function IT Security
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Professional