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Sr. Security Research Engineer

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Date Posted: Jul 15, 2021

Job Description

Description

Securonix provides the Next Generation Security and Information Event Management (SIEM) solution. As a recognized leader in the SIEM industry, Securonix helps some of largest organizations globally to detect sophisticated cyberattacks and rapidly respond to these attacks within minutes. With the Securonix SNYPR platform, organizations can collect billions of events each day and analyze them in near real time to detect advanced persistent threats (APTs), insider threats, privilege account misuses and online fraud. 

Securonix pioneered the User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) market and holds patents in the use of behavioral algorithms to detect malicious activities. The Securonix SNYPR platform is built on big data Hadoop technologies and is infinitely scalable. Our platform is used by some of the largest organizations in the financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and federal sectors. 

Summary:

Securonix is the market leader in the rapidly growing space of Security Analytics.  Our security analytics platform is used by some of the largest organizations in the financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and federal sectors.  With rapid growth across Europe we are looking for hardworking, dynamic team players in various locations to assist Securonix customers in implementing our advanced security analytics capabilities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish attack baselines and use threat research results (attackers and their tactics, techniques, and procedures) to operationalize findings into security analytics and detections for Securonix advanced Security Analytics and Threat Detection platform.
  • Contribute to the Security R&D efforts of the Securonix cutting-edge Threat Research & Labs team.
  • Develop ways to detect threat activity using security analytics, machine learning, behavioral analysis.
  • Analyze latest threats in the lab.
  • Reproduce real-world attacks.
  • Analyze security log data to identify adversary activity.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Hands-on SOC analyst experience.
  • SIEM experience with HPArcsight, IBM Qradar, Splunk etc.
  • Linux/Windows System Administration that includes: setting up and configuring VMs, configuring Windows AD etc.
  • Python and Shell programming for attack/threat research, malware analysis, and security testing.
  • Hands-on experience with MySQL and SQL queries/DBMS.
  • Perform threat research focused on attacks and malicious activities.
  • Practical proficiency in network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic understanding of malware (malware communication, installation, malware types) etc.
  • Knowledge of common TTPs used by threat actors.
  • Experience with security monitoring and detection, network traffic analysis, log aggregation and correlation.
  • Plus: Experience writing technical security blogs describing malicious threat analysis details.
  • Highly Desired:
  • Strong practical experience in a related field including:
    • CTF competitions
    • Network and Software security
    • Incident Response
    • Security Analytics
    • Threat Monitoring and Detection
    • Cyber Threat Intelligence
    • SIEM
    • Malware Analysis
    • Forensics
    • Reverse Engineering
    • Vulnerability Exploitation
  • Ability to review raw log files -  Firewall, Proxy, IDS/IPS, Unix and Windows system security events to identify potential threats.
  • Threat analysis and hunting experience.
  • Attack & red team tools and frameworks.

Securonix, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Securonix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Securonix expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Securonix employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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