Network Threat Hunter

Santa Clara, CA
Threat Research
Full-time
The Awake Threat Research group is a collection of talented security professionals who thrive on providing new insights for their customers and the community at large. Leveraging the Awake platform and the support of our engineering colleagues, we create novel ways to expose the most significant threats before their existence is known elsewhere.

Responsibilities

    • Hunting within current and future customer environments
    • Identifying impactful security-relevant events
    • Sharing results via reports and presentations
    • Leveraging and contributing to the research side of the group
    • Demonstrate expertise by uncovering adversary activity not detected by our current detection rules

Requirements

    • In-depth knowledge of network protocols and interactions
    • Comfortable writing scripts (Bash, Python)
    • Comfortable presenting findings to both technical and executive-level audiences
    • Comfortable working with both remote and local employees
    • Living in (or willing to relocate to) the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Comfortable collaborating with engineers and data scientists

Nice to Have

    • Experience working in a SOC
    • Incident Response experience
    • Red Team experience
    • Reverse Engineering

Perks and Benefits

    • Competitive salary with early employee stock grant
    • Opportunities to contribute to Open Source
    • Talented and friendly teammates
    • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
    • Flexible work hours and unlimited vacation
    • Free lunches
    • Wide range of delicious snacks and beverages
If you're ready to take your career to the next level, please contact us at threat_research@awakesecurity.com