Threat Research Engineer at LogRhythm

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Threat Research Engineer

 LogRhythm is a world leader in NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), empowering organizations to successfully reduce risk by rapidly detecting, responding to and neutralizing damaging cyberthreats. Our platform combines user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), network traffic and behavior analytics (NTBA) and security automation & orchestration (SAO) in a single end-to-end solution. Among other accolades, LogRhythm is positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant. We are based in Boulder, CO with offices in Maidenhead UK, Dubai, Australia, Singapore, Germany and The Netherlands.

 Overview

We are looking for a Principal Threat Research Engineer that will help drive the R&D efforts of the LogRhythm Labs team; taking threat research (attackers and their tactics, techniques, and procedures) and turning that into actionable intelligence for our SIEM. This critical role offers the opportunity to join the fastest growing private SIEM solution provider and join a team whose production continues to have a significant impact on the growth of LogRhythm.

 Opportunity

This position gives you the ability expand your career in Incident Response (forensics, malware analysis), Threat Intelligence, and Penetration Testing. You’re primarily responsible for enabling our customers to better protect, detect, and respond to damaging threats. This is an opportunity to work with the most advanced SIEM solution in the world to develop content that operationalizes threat intelligence. 

 Responsibilities

  • Develop content, analytics and detection around threat actor’s tactics, techniques & procedures that is deliverable through our knowledge base updates.
  • Research and test new attacker techniques, detection, mitigation and remediation strategies against LogRhythm products.
  • Develop content that leverages LogRhythm product features to quickly and efficiently detect and respond to security events
  • Maintain LogRhythm threat detection content for delivery to customers
  • Analyze and investigate malicious files, create actionable intelligence from analysis results.
  • Investigate and track cyber adversaries through open source and other threat intelligence.
  • Be an active member in the intelligence community through presentations, blogging, forum participation, whitepapers and other dissemination techniques.
  • Be a subject matter expert in threat research; staying ahead of the latest attacks, breaches, methods, and trends used in real world compromises
  • Assist the internal security team with analysis and response to advanced security threats.

 Qualifications

  • 3+ years of educational and/or industry experience.
  • Deep technical understanding of computer operating systems, computer hardware, software, and network infrastructure.
  • Experience using computer security, forensic and threat intelligence tools.
  • Understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits and the latest attack vectors.
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and its role in security; hands-on experience with host, network, and user technologies, to include the analytics that drive them.
  • Incident response experience, in which you performed in-depth forensics analysis against network data, system data, log data, and other malicious files.
  • The ability to communicate your ideas via written and verbal communications such as writing blog posts and creating webinar content for delivery to customers.
  • Experience writing program code and interfacing with web service APIs.
  • Demonstrable experience with one or more of the following:
    • Python, PowerShell, Bash, PHP, HTML, .NET, C#
  • Security Certifications are nice to have but not required. A few recommended ones:
    • OSCE, OSCP, GXPN, GMON, GPEN, GWAPT, GREM, GCIH, CISSP, etc.
  • Experience using SQL and Elasticsearch databases a plus.
  • Experience with Cloud Security Architecture and Distributed Computing a plus.

 LogRhythm is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.


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Location

4780 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, CO 80301

What are LogRhythm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Our employees participate in a number of volunteer activities every year, such as the Pedal 4 Possible charity bike ride and Boulder Open Space cleanups.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, we run donation drives for Coats for Colorado and Community Food Share. We also participate in a number of other activities organized by our Logiving committee.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
To support our community, LogRhythm created Logiving, a committee of LogRhythm employees across the company dedicated to giving back. To read about their work, visit logrhythm.com/about/logiving/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
LogRhythm employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA for the 2019-2020 plan year.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of base weekly pay for short-term disability insurance and 60% of base monthly pay for long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
LogRhythm provides health insurance benefits.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered in $10,000 increments up to $1,000,000 or up to six times annual salary, whichever is less.
Pet Insurance
LogRhythm provides access to pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
LogRhythm's health and wellness programs include the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition and corporate discounts to certain fitness clubs.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
LogRhythm's fitness offerings include an on-site gym, yoga classes, and the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
LogRhythm provides up to 8 weeks of parental leave (and 12 weeks of FMLA) for the primary caretaker and the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
LogRhythm provides employees with a flexible work schedule, including flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time remote work for specific positions, as well as the ability for on-site employees to work remotely as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
LogRhythm offers multiple family-oriented events every year, including Logtoberfest, Bring Your Child to Work Day, and Bring Your Dog to Work Day (DogRhythm).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
LogRhythm offers paid sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Company outings at LogRhythm include Logtoberfest and summer happy hours.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
LogRhythm has fully stocked kitchens, including unlimited coffee, tea, soda, and sparkling water. There are also vending machines in each building.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
Parking
LogRhythm offers employees free on-site parking.
Pet Friendly
LogRhythm participates annually in Bring Your Dog to Work Day.
Recreational Clubs
LogRhythm sponsors office sports leagues, including softball and hockey.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LogRhythm encourages professional development, including by offering opportunities for on-site and virtual training.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
LogRhythm hosts lunch and learn meetings for employees throughout the company.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Paid Time Off, Birthdays required off. Free Food Fridays. Yoga and Meditation Classes. Foosball, Ping Pong and Arcade Games.

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