Security Analyst

Palo Alto, CA | San Francisco, CA

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Posted 1 month ago

At DFINITY we’re building a world class Security team which re-defines Information Security as we know it. This requires a bias towards building solutions that are secure by default, use defense in depth and enhance user experience. This role within the Infrastructure security team is for a Security Analyst looking to achieve such a vision.


  • Build and maintain automation for Incident Response processes
  • Develop Incident Response runbooks and assist in root cause analysis and incident reviews
  • Review logging, alerting, and audit sources to identify potential security incidents
  • Contribute to the creation and upkeep of runbooks to handle security incidents
  • Monitor and analyze emerging threats, vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Evaluate and implement data loss prevention (DLP) tooling
  • Work closely with the Security Incident Response Engineers to improve incident alertings and automated remediation


  • 1-3 years of hands-on experience on Incident Response and Detection, Threat hunting and Forensics teams
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field is preferred
  • Hands-on experience with IR toolchain (Eg: Osquery, Crowdstrike,ELK, SIEM, Solarwinds, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • Ability to develop tools using programming languages such as Ruby, Python, Perl etc.
  • Familiarity with blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies a bonus
  • You’re a Security generalist with good understanding and/or hands on experience in some of these domains - 
    • OS internals and security hardening (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
    • Attack tools for password dumping, privilege escalation etc.
    • Security of Cloud Infrastructure platforms
    • Secure network design, firewalls, authentication and authorization systems
    • Vulnerability and patch management, secure configuration deployment
  • You are a team player, and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • You are a great communicator
  • You employ a flexible and constructive approach when solving problems

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job tags: Automation Forensics Incident response Linux Perl Python Ruby SIEM Vulnerabilities Windows
Job region(s): North America
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