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Sr. Security Researcher - NG SIEM Content Threat Research Team (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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 work on large scale distributed systems, processing over 1 trillion events a day with a petabyte of RAM deployed in our Cassandra clusters - and this traffic is growing daily. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to developing and shaping our cybersecurity platform. 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 Next-Generation Security Information and Event Management (NGSIEM) Content Threat Research team is seeking an experienced and passionate security researcher to analyze threat actor tactics ranging from prevalent to the most obscure, and to drive efforts to mitigate them by implementing robust coverage. The team is focused on analysis of ongoing and emerging threats by criminal and nation state actors impacting our customer base to enable threat detection engineers to enhance the capability and efficacy for the Falcon NGSIEM platform. If you have demonstrable proficiency in researching adversary tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and real-world experience dealing with advanced threat actors (nation-state, criminal, hacktivist or other), we have a role for you!

This role would be part of the new CrowdStrike NGSIEM Content Threat Research team whose output ties directly to improving CrowdStrike Falcon’s detection and response capabilities. Team members research and emulate the latest and greatest adversary TTPs and work alongside various other teams to implement high fidelity behavioral coverage. Additional sought after outputs include thought leadership in the form of published blogs and conference talks.

The team is dedicated to responding to our customer's security needs as the threat landscape evolves, and ensuring CrowdStrike maintains coverage of all relevant threats regardless of the source of attack. Falcon NGSIEM is a new detection and response solution, and security researchers on the team will have the opportunity to translate their research findings into impactful detection capabilities backed by an unprecedented number of events at their disposal for analytic initiatives.

What You’ll Do:

As the CrowdStrike NGSIEM Content Threat Research team is relatively new, we are looking for a Senior Security Researcher to assist in building the foundation of what this team will ultimately become, and your contributions and input will directly affect it. You will get to work with a vast amount of data, have a direct impact on the product detections, collaborate with various engineering teams, and contribute to setting the strategic direction for the team.

  • You have a deep understanding of the threat landscape and are experienced in applying that knowledge to identify trends to anticipate shifts in tactic, technique and procedures (TTPs) to implement emulations and engineer detection solutions

  • You are capable and comfortable communicating information to both technical and executive-level stakeholders

  • You have experience driving thought leadership in the form of blog posts and conference talks

  • You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open-source intelligence (OSINT) or partner reporting

  • You have experience emulating threat actor TTPs to drive detection content development

  • You have experience use red team tooling and/or performing penetration testing

  • You are looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging role in an unconventional team environment

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, computer science or more than 7 years of equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated ability to convey technical concepts to audiences with varying technical prowess

  • Willingness to teach and mentor others on the team

Bonus Points:

  • You have working knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python, Go, or Rust

  • You have experience with one or more SIEM/SOAR products (Splunk, Elastic Stack, LogRhythm, QRadar, etc.)

  • Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging)




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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CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $135,000 - $210,000 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:08-25-2024