Threat detection and response, Lead analyst


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The threat detection and response lead analyst provides detection, investigation and response to cyber threats. This position reports to our Blue Team leader and is a member of the 24x7 security team responsible for triaging and escalating security events across the Kraken digital asset exchange. This role requires an individual experienced in managing escalations for cybersecurity events, in-depth analysis of security events and conducting cyber investigations.
This person will act as the lead investigator for potential incidents identified by the Blue Team, providing monitoring and analysis of security events to protect Kraken from cyber attacks.


  • Experience as an analyst working with security event triage and incident management workflows
  • Strong background in security disciplines such as, detection engineering, incident response, threat hunting or digital forensics
  • Experience with monitoring, maintaining and managing threat detection systems, threat intelligence platforms, SIEM and security devices
  • In-depth understanding of the cyber threat landscape and advanced adversary tactics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
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Job tags: Blue team Crypto Forensics Incident response SIEM Threat detection Threat intelligence