Senior Detection & Response Engineer

USA Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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The Apple device management and security platform for macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS. Apple MDM built for modern businesses.
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About Kandji
Kandji is building the future of Apple Enterprise Management. The use of Apple devices in the enterprise is growing rapidly. Drawing on decades of experience in Apple IT, we saw a dire need for a modern Apple device management platform that could accommodate growing businesses and increasing regulatory demands. 
Kandji grew to hundreds of B2B customers within a few months of initial product launch in 2019, and secured a $100 million Series C in late 2021. Today, we have a 95% Customer Satisfaction rate and a rapidly growing community of customers, including names like Crunchbase, Belkin, Rackspace, Allbirds, FabFitFun, VSCO, and Turo.
Behind our business is a handful of the best investors in tech. Together, we are creating a new category of device management that can better serve modern businesses.
The Opportunity 
Kandji is looking for a Senior Detection & Response Engineer to add to our growing security team. This is a hands-on technical role that involves solving complex security problems, threat detection, security orchestration and automation, incident response, and developing new tools to take the Detection & Response Program to the next level. As a Senior Detection & Response Engineer, you will be able to provide detection and response thought leadership, take ownership of the end-to-end detection development lifecycle, and execute core detection and response engineering efforts. 


  • Develop, test, and deploy high-fidelity detections using signatures, heuristics, and models
  • Establish telemetry data across Kandji's cloud environment, platforms, and technologies
  • Detect and respond to cyber threats and incidents using tools such as a SIEM, IDS, EDR, Firewalls, and modern cloud platforms  
  • Deploy and optimize detection and response technologies (e.g., SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR)
  • Automate and codify detection and response processes and playbooks
  • Conduct ad-hoc threat hunts in support of SecOps, detection, automation, or tools
  • Build tools, integrations, and automation for SecOps and threat detection platforms
  • Collaborate across functional teams (Product, Engineering, IT) to understand and protect all aspects of Kandji's cyber footprint 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of hands-on security operations experience in the modern cloud environments
  • Hands-on experience with SIEM and centralized logging (e.g., Rapid7, ELK, Splunk, Sumologic)
  • Experience securing cloud environments such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure
  • Experience leveraging scripting languages to automate or build features (Bash, Python, Go, and/or Ruby)
  • Experience with detection-as-code and infrastructure-as-code
  • Understand techniques, tools, and procedures used by threat actors 
  • A subject matter expert in the areas of threat detection and incident response 
  • Experience with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)
  • Strong fundamentals of Linux and Mac operating systems


  • Values Differences
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Instills Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drives Results
  • Manages Complexity
  • Manages Ambiguity
Benefits & Perks
 • Competitive salary • 100% individual and dependent medical + dental + vision coverage • 401(k) with 4% company match • 20 days PTO + Kandji Wellness Week off the first week of July • 14 paid holidays per year • 10 sick/wellness days per year • Equity for full-time employees • $1,000 virtual card for comfortable remote working equipment • 12 weeks paid leave for new parents • Cell phone & Internet stipend • Work from anywhere in the United States and Canada! • Exciting opportunities for career growth • An outstanding, inclusive culture
We are excited to be serving a significant need for a fast-growing market, and are proud of the high-performing team we have brought together so far. If you’re someone who wants to engage in new, exciting projects that will challenge your skills in the best way possible, we would love to connect with you.
At Kandji we believe in fostering an inclusive environment in which employees feel encouraged to share their unique perspectives, leverage their strengths, and act authentically. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those from all backgrounds and varying experiences.
Kandji is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, protected veteran or military status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Tags: Automation AWS Azure Bash C Cloud EDR ELK Firewalls GCP Go IDS Incident response IPS Linux Python Ruby Scripting SecOps SIEM SOAR Splunk Threat detection

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Cell phone stipend Competitive pay Equity Health care Home office stipend Medical leave Startup environment Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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