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Threat Detection - Senior Engineer, Security



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Threat Detection - Senior Engineer, Security

Engineering | Bengaluru, India | Remote, Remote | Full-Time

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Working at Atlassian

Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. This is a remote position. To help our teams work together effectively, this role requires you to be located in India.

About your team

At Atlassian, we are seeking a skilled Threat Detection Engineer to join our team in India. This role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge threat detection mechanisms to identify and alert on adversarial and high-risk behaviors present in Atlassian infrastructure and collaborate with partner teams like Incident Response and Threat Intelligence to establish meaningful security alerts. This way you contribute to the security posture of our infrastructure, by building sophisticated threat detection mechanisms.


  • Develop, monitor and enhance advanced threat detection mechanisms that can effectively identify and raise alerts for any adversarial or high-risk behaviours within the company's systems.

  • Perform advanced threat hunting activities to proactively identify and mitigate new and emerging threats within Atlassian's systems.

  • Automate common security operational tasks, aiming to streamline and optimize routine security activities.

  • Collaborate with partner teams such as Incident Response and Threat Intelligence is to establish and maintain meaningful security alerts.

  • Own and manage the delivery of projects/ initiatives that advance the team's Threat Detection capabilities.

  • Remain informed about the latest security trends, emerging threats, and evolving technologies.


  • Minimum 3 years experience in Threat Detection Engineering role.

  • Experience building threat detection mechanisms in common log analysis platforms (eg. Splunk)

  • Experience using common programming languages to build automation (preferred Python).

  • Strong understanding of various security technologies and systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, EDR, and authentication systems.

  • Experience with cloud technologies including AWS and network protocols.

Our perks & benefits

Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit to learn more.

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