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Security Engineer - Surface Coverage, Detection Engineering

Washington, DC

Meta Security is looking for a Security Engineer with experience in threat modeling, TTP identification, and detection engineering. You'll work alongside Software Engineers and Offensive Security Engineers to identify critical assets, assess the top risks, and evaluate potential attacks against Meta systems. You will be working across engineering teams supporting Production and Corporate systems to develop detection and response automation leveraging both industry-standard and custom detection and response platforms. You'll generate detection ideas utilizing some of the world's largest data sets and build on top of hyper-scale data pipelines.

Security Engineer - Surface Coverage, Detection Engineering Responsibilities:

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  • Lead cross-functional projects to improve our capabilities to effectively detect and respond to security incidents
  • Review security architecture of large-scale custom and commercial systems and independently propose logging, detection and prevention controls
  • Perform TTP-based Threat Modeling for a wide variety of assets including endpoints, mobile, servers, internal services, public & private cloud environments and networking equipment
  • Perform analysis against logs from a variety of sources (e.g., individual host logs, network traffic logs) to identify potential threats and detection ideas
  • Build response workflows and actions that auto-resolve false positives and provide context scaling our ability to investigate
  • Support security incident response in a cross-functional environment and drive incident resolution
  • Design and implement attack testing automation to validate detection coverage
  • Build logging pipelines using our custom datasets and infrastructure
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in Detection & Response Engineering or similar Security Engineering role
  • Experience building complex automations and integrations using SOAR platforms
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Security
  • Experience designing systems used for responding to both external and insider threats
  • Experience analyzing network and host-based security events
  • Knowledge of networking technologies, specifically TCP/IP and the related protocols
  • Knowledge of operating systems, file systems, and memory structures on Windows, MacOS and Linux
  • Coding/scripting experience in one or more general purpose languages
  • Experience with attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in security-focused software engineering, designing large scale systems and data pipelines, or offensive security
  • Experience in threat hunting including leveraging intelligence data to proactively identify and iteratively investigates suspicious behavior across networks and systems
  • Broad knowledge across the Security domain, as well as deep focus in one (or more) areas such as Logs and events processing, Incident Management, Digital Forensics, Offensive Security Testing, Detection and/or Response tooling development
About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

Client-provided location(s): Washington, DC, USA
Job ID: a1K2K00000907WoUAI_1001
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led

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