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Senior Cloud Detection Engineer



Posted on Sunday, April 21, 2024

About Us:

SentinelOne is defining the future of cybersecurity through our XDR platform that automatically prevents, detects, and responds to threats in real-time. Singularity XDR ingests data and leverages our patented AI models to deliver autonomous protection. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

We are a values-driven team where names are known, results are rewarded, and friendships are formed. Trust, accountability, relentlessness, ingenuity, and OneSentinel define the pillars of our collaborative and unified global culture. We're looking for people that will drive team success and collaboration across SentinelOne. If you’re enthusiastic about innovative approaches to problem-solving, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

What are we looking for?

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our Platform Detection Rules Team. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in detection engineering, with a focus on rule development for XDR or similar platforms. We are looking for team players, adept at crafting precise and effective detection rules, and committed to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity advancements. If you are passionate about contributing to innovative cybersecurity solution

What will you do?

As a Sr. Cloud Detection Engineer, you will lead the development of out-of-the-box detection rules that leverage cloud data sources to bolster our XDR capabilities. Your role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure that rules are aligned with cloud security best practices, integrating with cloud-native services, and providing cutting-edge threat detection solutions.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead the development of default rules that harness cloud data sources for threat detection.
  • Ensure that rules are optimized for cloud-native environments such as AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Develop strategies for correlating detection events across multiple cloud platforms, enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of detection rules.
  • Conduct rigorous analysis of false positives associated with cloud-specific rules.
  • Implement automated testing procedures to ensure robustness and coverage of detections.
  • Contribute to optimization efforts to minimize false positives and enhance rule accuracy in cloud environments.
  • Stay current with cloud security best practices, industry trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation for cloud-specific default rules.
  • Share knowledge and best practices with team members to foster continuous learning.

What experience or knowledge should you bring?

  • Proven experience in rule development for XDR or similar platforms, with a specific focus on leveraging cloud data sources.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-native environments, APIs, and services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their logs (CloudTrail as an example)
  • Proficiency in scripting languages, including Python, for rule development and automation.
  • Familiarity with cloud security best practices, frameworks, and compliance standards.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of cloud native attack techniques

Why Us?

You will be joining a cutting-edge company where you will tackle extraordinary challenges and work with the very best in the industry.

  • Study Funds- SentinelOne contributes 7.5% over your base salary (no tax ceiling is applied), and employees contribute 2.5% of their base salary
  • Pension fund- SentinelOne contributes to your pension fund according to local law. Pension contribution may vary based on the selected plan.
  • RSUs- 4 years vesting with 1-year cliff and then quarterly.
  • Annual bonus (depending on the performance of the company) paid out in 2 cycles
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan- The plan enables employees to purchase SentinelOne stocks at discounted prices vs. market value. (the plan is subject to local taxation)
  • Company time off and holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Meal allowance
  • Home office allowance
  • Hybrid work model- The possibility of working both from the office and working from home
  • Parental Leave - Embracing a new child into the family is a unique moment for everyone! In support of that, we offer 20 weeks of fully paid leave for the birth parent and 12 weeks of paid leave for the non-birth parent
  • Employee Assistance Program- Psychological sessions with certified therapists to help you overcome stress, personal and professional challenges
  • Free Parking in our office building
  • Music Room fully equipped room
  • Wellness- workout sessions and a wellness app

SentinelOne is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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