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Security - Detections Engineer

Area 1 Security, Any USA

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Duration: Full-Time


Our team builds new technologies that protect millions of people from phishing attacks. We aspire and continually succeed at reaching far beyond today’s security market.

We are seeking a talented Security Detections Engineer to identify, track, and defeat sophisticated targeted cyber attackers as part of our new PhishGuard team. In this position, you will examine and mitigate phishing attacks in realtime.

As a Security Detections Engineer, your experience, thinking, and action will be the key to our success. You will identify Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) of ongoing Cyber Attacks in the real world. You will collaborate with our team to develop new ways to present and interact with our unique insights. You will stop the adversary. You will show the world how the adversary works.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Recent College Graduates Will Be Considered
  • A passion for analyzing attacker TTPs at varying levels
  • Experience in tracking and analyzing cyber campaigns utilizing technical indicators such as Domains, IP Addresses, Emails (Subjects, FROM and TO addresses, links, attachments, etc.)
  • The ability to synthesize technical information and document it in a non-technical manner, including through graphical and verbal depictions
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and written
  • Capable and comfortable communicating actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 Years Experience
  • Experience with Phishing Attacks
  • Experience with Email Header Analysis
  • Experience tracking and analyzing cyber campaigns utilizing technical Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)
  • Experience with malicious file formats such as Microsoft Office Documents, Adobe PDFs
  • Experience with Yara
  • Experience with DNS, IPv4, IPv6
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or Computer Security or Information Systems

DUTIES

  • Identify new threat Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures used by cyber threat actors
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of computer network exploitation and attack tools and tradecraft, threats and vulnerabilities, and respective countermeasures
  • Write reports on sophisticated attacks
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of computer network exploitation and attack tools and tradecraft, threats and vulnerabilities, and respective countermeasures
  • Develop and refine detections in multiple formats (Yara, IOC, and custom signature formats)

About Area 1 Security

We’re a performance-based cybersecurity company, changing how businesses protect against phishing attacks. At Area 1 Security, we’re accountable to you: that means we believe you should pay only for cybersecurity that works. If it doesn’t protect you, why invest in it? Our anti-phishing solution stops the attacks that cause nearly all the damage—that dangerous one percent that other solutions miss. Because we’re confident in our superior capability to protect customers, we’re setting a new standard in the industry: unprecedented, performance-based protection. Plus, since our solution is cloud-based, you can be protected within minutes of signing up.

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