Senior Threat Hunter (Remote)
At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.
About the Role:
The role requires independent work as well as the ability to work in a team environment. As a senior team member, you will be expected to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and to lead projects to build tools and processes to support proactive threat hunting efforts. You will also be expected to mentor other team members, and to actively participate in knowledge transfers both internal and external to the team.
The role will be in a cutting-edge threat-hunting team regularly facing off against sophisticated malicious techniques and cyber criminals. We would like to hear from you if:
You are capable and comfortable communicating information to both technical and executive-level stakeholders
You can demonstrate experience in conventional networkhost-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics or handling malware
You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open source intelligence or partner reporting
You have working knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python
You have real-world, hands-on experience dealing with sophisticated malware and dynamic cyber threat actors
You have a sound understanding of current and emerging threats and ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research
You have experience in a security operations center or similar environment tracking threat actors and responding to incidents
You are looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging role in an unconventional team environment
You have knowledge of different operating system platforms (Windows, Unix, Mac)
Bonus points awarded for:
Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging)
Published research papers at conferences or through other mediums (blogs, articles)
Bachelor’s degree in information security, computer science or more than 5 years of equivalent work experience
Demonstrated ability to convey technical concepts to audiences with varying technical prowess
Willingness to teach and mentor others on the team
Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:
- Market leader in compensation
- Comprehensive health benefits
- Working with the latest technologies
- Training budget (certifications, conferences)
- Flexible work hours and remote friendly environment
- Wellness programs
- Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats
- Peer recognition
- Inclusive culture focused on people, customers and innovation
- Regular team activities, including happy hours, community service events
We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.
CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.