Job Summary:We are seeking an experienced Security Analyst / Threat Hunter to join our research team. You will play a critical role in designing and developing open-source security tools, identifying and analyzing security threats and vulnerabilities, implementing security measures, and ensuring the protection of our systems, data, and infrastructure. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to assess risks, develop mitigation strategies, and maintain a robust security posture.
- Monitor and analyze security alerts and incidents to identify potential threats and suspicious activities.
- Perform proactive hunting using various collected data points.
- Contribute to our open-source repository by adding new features, bug fixes and new tools.
- Participate in the design and development of new security controls, including automatic detection/prevention capabilities, and endpoint protection solutions.
- Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
- Perform risk assessments and provide recommendations to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities in existing and new systems.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity threats, attack vectors, and emerging technologies to proactively identify potential risks and propose mitigation strategies.
- Prepare and maintain comprehensive security documentation, including policies, procedures, incident response plans, and risk assessment reports.
- Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
- At least three years’ experience as a Security Analyst or similar role, with a focus on SOC, IR, forensics, threat hunting or IT Security.
- In-depth knowledge of network security principles, practices, technologies, and industry standards.
- Strong understanding of network protocols, systems architecture, and cloud security concepts.
- Experience with security assessment tools and technologies, such as vulnerability scanners, SIEM solutions, and log analysis tools.
- Proficiency in conducting penetration testing and vulnerability assessments using industry-standard tools.
- Understanding of Windows & Linux OS.
- Experience with SQL, Bash, Python and PowerShell.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly analyze and respond to security incidents.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex security issues to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Proactive mindset with the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and adapt to a fast-paced startup environment.