CrowdStrike

Sr. Security Researcher Engineer (Remote)

3+ months agoRemote

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

As part of building a product to defend against a variety of threats, we need to build a system to test the product against those threats. There is a need to answer the question of "do we detect this?" and if so, under what circumstances or configuration. This may also include understanding how well we do given a body of samples under a variety of configuration settings.

This role will create the rules, content-packs and hunting triggers for the Falcon Cloud Security product. This involves tracking capabilities of new and existing public cloud services and understanding how adversaries may exploit these resources to advance their modes of interest. Further, the role involves mapping industry-standard compliance standards onto public cloud infrastructure, to provide customers insight into cloud hygiene and compliance. This person will be required to gather the data, analyse the data, identify its criticality, also automate simple tasks. They will also be responsible for troubleshooting issues with current data and making enhancements.

What You'll Need
  • Minimum 2 years of researching threats and adversaries at least in one of the public cloud services (AWS, Azure or GCP).
  • Tracking and researching release of new cloud resource types and services, with a focus on security risk and attack surface expansion.
  • Research mindset, with a hold on where to look for relevant information pertaining to cloud threats, vulnerabilities and key adversaries' modes of interest.
  • Coordinating with Security SMEs to build hunting rules and triggers, which focus on adversary activity within the cloud control plane.
  • Handle Customer escalations, to identify False-Positive & False-Negative
  • Data discovery and validation (Data efficacy & Accuracy)
  • Good understanding of public cloud resource and control plane threats and vulnerabilities, specifically around AWS.
  • Experience of running cloud security research projects such as honeypot.
Bonus Points
  • Experience of publishing the cloud research work (i.e., blog, github, etc.)
  • Programming/scripting knowledge for automating day to day tasks - Python, Ruby.
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a globally distributed team.
  • Familiarity with common compliance standards, such as CIS Benchmarks, PCI-DSS and HIPAA.
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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 Recruiting@crowdstrike.com , for further assistance.

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. For applicants in Ithaca - NY, New Jersey City - NJ, and Colorado, the salary range is $145,000 - $230,000 per year + bonus + equity + benefits. A candidate's salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, and certifications. The salary range may differ in other states.

Job ID: CrowdStrike-R3390

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Health Insurance
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Mentor Program
    • Promote From Within