Threat Detection Engineer

United States, New York
Job ID: 2064

Job Description

[c. $200-300k Comp Package, Flexible Working Options]

We are seeking a diligent Threat Detection Engineer on behalf of our esteemed client, a leading investment firm. You will develop, tune, and deploy detection strategies to proactively tackle threats against mission-critical systems. This role provides an opportunity to enhance detection capabilities alongside skilled engineers, addressing complex cybersecurity challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and refine rule-based detections leveraging our detection-as-code ecosystem
  • Review logs and telemetry to enhance risk analysis capabilities
  • Hunt for advanced threats targeting firm infrastructure and data
  • Research attacker techniques to inform detection engineering
  • Collaborate with business units to understand environments and enhance coverage
  • Contribute 30-40% code in Python, JavaScript, TypeScript to automate detections

Key Requirements:

  • 3+ years in security operations or network security
  • Strong communication and analytical abilities
  • Experience with packet capture, log analysis, and Python
  • Passion for proactive threat detection and response
  • Diligence ensuring comprehensive detection coverage

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