Endpoint Security Specialist

Raleigh, NC


Tanium's Endpoint Security Specialist team brings together specialists with deep knowledge of endpoint forensics, incident response, and the threat landscape, to enable and support the entire organization. The team's mission is to lend its collective technical expertise, and unique perspective as practitioners, to help shape and deliver the best endpoint security platform for our customers. Endpoint Security Specialist team members are cross-functional and regularly interface with Tanium's Technical Account Managers (TAMs), product engineers, marketing and sales.


  • Assist Technical Account Managers across the organization with customer Endpoint Security use-cases and best practices.
  • Regularly test and enhance Tanium's endpoint detection and response content. Advise customers on how to best utilize these features to address their needs.
  • Lead "Incident Response with Tanium" customer training and develop new training and education content
  • Support pre-sales engagements, including demonstrations and Proof-of-Concept deployments, where hands-on / past expertise in SOC or CIRT roles is required
  • Create scenario-based product demonstrations for Tanium's Endpoint Security offerings; contribute to technical blog posts and other research and development
  • Support the Tanium Product team with subject matter expertise throughout planning and development
  • Present on Tanium's Endpoint Security capabilities and other security-related topics at conferences and industry events
  • Collaborate across geographically-distributed teams

Minimum & Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have 7 or more years of practitioner experience performing endpoint forensics and incident investigation duties
  • Experience in large enterprise organizations or delivering incident response in a professional services / consulting capacity is preferred
  • Demonstrate fundamental understanding of forensic sources of evidence and attacker tradecraft, with deep expertise in at least one of: Windows, OS X, or Linux
  • Basic proficiency in one of the following scripting languages: PowerShell, Python, Visual Basic, or shell scripting. Experience authoring endpoint forensics tools considered a strong plus but not required
  • Strong presentation skills; able to comfortably communicate with deeply technical practitioner audiences and executive leadership alike

Work Requirements

  • Travel Requirements: 25% time expected to travel
  • Mental Abilities
    • Analytical abilities: ability to analyze problem situations in depth; ability to show a probing mind.
    • Number facility: the individual must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations at a minimum.
    • Precision to detail: it is necessary that the individual be precise, detail-oriented, and exact.
  • Flexibility: the ability to juggle several projects simultaneously, to cope successfully with diversity and complexity, to integrate seemingly unrelated data, and to reduce complex notions into relatively simple terms.
  • Written and oral communication skills: ability to write memos, letters, and reports in clear, concise fashion with appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and word usage; ability to communicate effectively with superiors, peers, subordinates, and others on a one-on-one basis, using appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and word usage; includes clarity, organization of thought, and expressiveness are all part of this dimension.
  • Management skills: ability to achieve results through subordinates; ability to successfully recruit, conduct selection interviews, place people, give clear direction, train, develop people for promotion, build cohesive and effective teams, monitor performance thoroughly, give constructive and ongoing performance feedback, conduct annual performance appraisals
Job perks/benefits: Conferences Team events
Job region(s): North America
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