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Threat Hunter, GovCloud 2nd Shift (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

The CrowdStrike OverWatch GovCloud team is seeking a motivated Intrusion Analyst with technical skills to analyze threat actor activity, identify intrusions, create detections, and track campaigns as part of our Threat Hunting team. The GovCloud team is focused on both proactive and active threat hunting operations across our customer base in effort to continuously identify and disrupt the adversary while consistently improving detection capability and efficiency for the Falcon Host platform.

If you are proficient in either host-based/network intrusion analysis, digital forensics, or cyber threat intelligence and you want to gain real-world experience in dealing with advanced threat actors (be they nation-state, criminal, hacktivist or other), we have a truly unique role for you! The role will be on a cutting-edge, threat-hunting team regularly facing off against sophisticated threat actors. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

2nd Shift:

This particular position will be 100% remote and will require the candidate to support the following shift: Saturday - Tuesday from 17:00 - 4:00 ET (+0100 - 0800 UTC).

What You’ll Do:

  • Protect our customer's networks by identifying and understanding intrusions using Falcon Endpoint data and the broader CrowdStrike product suite.

  • Analyze adversary activity and communicate those findings to customers as part of our fast-paced time sensitive mission to help stop breaches.

  • Undertake research to improve our detection capabilities and understand our adversaries.

  • Participate in active and passive threat hunting.

  • Gain fast-paced experience in dealing with threat actors.

What You'll Need:


  • Ability to demonstrate experience in conventional network\host-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics, or handling malware.

  • A strong grasp of how Windows, MacOs and Linux operating systems function.

  • You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open-source intelligence or industry reporting.

  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python or Go.

  • An understanding of administrative tools and how adversaries may leverage them to live-off-the-land.

  • Ability to communicate actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with adversary techniques and attack lifecycles. (e.g: adversary progression through techniques found in the MITRE ATT&CK® matrix).

  • Willingness and ability to periodically undergo and pass additional background and fingerprint check(s) consistent with government customer requirements.


  • Hands-on experience hunting for and/or responding to incidents associated with eCrime and/or Nation-state adversaries.

  • Experience with tracking threat actors and proactive threat hunting.

  • Deeper knowledge of operating systems other than Windows (Linux, Mac).

  • Published research papers at conferences or through other mediums (blogs, articles).

  • Understanding of current and emerging threats and the ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research.

  • Experience in conventional network\host-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics, or malware handling.

  • Experience with logging platforms such as Splunk or Kibana and creating queries to identify suspicious activity.

  • Ability to convey complex or difficult technical concepts to audiences with varying levels of technical ability.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or comparable work experience.



This role may require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass alcohol and/or drug test(s) during the course of employment.This role will require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass additional background and fingerprint check(s) consistent with government customer requirements.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $80,000 - $120,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:06-16-2024