Security Engineer, Cloud Threat Intelligence

Reston, VA, USA; Kirkland, WA, USA


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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of coding experience in one or more general purpose languages (e.g., python, Java, or C++).
  • 3 years of experience tracking, detecting, and identifying adversary infrastructure across cloud platforms.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience designing or implementing scalable data pipelines, threat intelligence feeds, machine learning or rule-based detection solutions, or cyber-security researcher tooling and workflows.
  • Experience building security tooling.
  • Experience with all-source intelligence or open-source investigative tools and methods.
  • Excellent research skills, with the ability to influence others.

About the job

There's no such thing as a "safe system" - only safer systems. Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Google's users and developers. As a Security Engineer, you help protect network boundaries, keep computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and provide security services to protect highly sensitive data like passwords and customer information. Security Engineers work directly with network equipment and actively monitor our systems for attacks and intrusions. You also work with software engineers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities.

You use your industry experience to own and drive the resolution of complex security incidents, policy questions and technical security issues.

Google Cloud Product Security Engineering (PSE) is responsible for ensuring that Google Cloud products are secure. PSE owns and drives the product security strategy for Google Cloud. The team works with Google’s infrastructure on solving infrastructure security problems.

The PSE Threat Intelligence team is focused on integrating threat intelligence into the product security life-cycle by identifying threats and potential risks to Google Cloud infrastructure and customers. The goal is to understand the cloud threat landscape against Google Cloud with a focus on closing any gaps discovered by current and emerging threats.

Google Cloud accelerates every organization’s ability to digitally transform its business and industry. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology, and tools that help developers build more sustainably. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $136,000-$200,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Support investigations into abuse, espionage, and cybercrime against cloud environments.
  • Identify, attribute, and track adversary infrastructure across cloud platforms.
  • Provide technical guidance to product teams based on observed threats to cloud environments.
  • Oversee the generation of comprehensive intelligence reports and briefings using data from various sources, including sensors and incident reports.
  • Conduct analysis of open-source information to identify threats related to corporate brand, customer trust, supply chain incidents, and data loss.
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Tags: C Cloud Computer Science Cyber crime GCP Java Machine Learning Product security Python Security strategy Strategy Threat intelligence Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity / stock options Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: United States
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