Incident Analyst - Vulnerability

Credit Karma, London, UK

Your credit scores should be free. And now they are.

Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K.  While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their  financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), filing their taxes with Credit Karma Tax and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in San Francisco, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Leeds, London and soon Oakland.

Security is a core value at Credit Karma. We help millions of people better manage their credit. Safeguarding their sensitive information is critical to our continued success. From the CEO down to each individual engineer, everyone views security as a personal responsibility. Your unique mission as a SOC Incident Analyst working in the Credit Karma SOC is to mine a deep data set of security event information for useful signals and feed the results into automated actions and infrastructure changes.

*Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC

What you’ll do

  • Primary duty is responding to security events and incidents.
  • Secondary duty will be assisting in Vulnerability Management activities.
  • Incident Response activities will include, but are not limited to, triaging security events, network and endpoint forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat hunting, vulnerability issues, and resolving security incidents from detection to remediation.
  • Builds and implements standard operating procedures and processes to help streamline investigations, daily monitoring and analysis research to ensure all analysts are effective and engage with partners in engineering, IT, and operations to respond to and remediate events.
  • Find opportunities for implementing additional technology controls to create more visibility or defend key points of attack.
  • Carry out threat hunting campaigns and missions and coordination and execution of purple teaming exercises.
  • Design visualizations of key sustaining metrics for 24x7 panes of glass.

What’s great about the role

  • Carrying out two positive missions at the same time: helping people take back control of their credit and helping to keep their personal information safe.
  • Solving frontier security problems at scale in a highly technology-focused team.
  • Spending zero minutes convincing anyone why security is important - we all understand that very well already!

What we are looking for

  • 5+ years experience in working in cyber security operations (CSOC, SOC, CIRT, CSIRT) enterprise environment and understanding of the Cyber Kill Chain framework and Diamond Model for intrusion analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of tools used for network security (Data Loss Prevention, Network Intrusion Prevention Systems, Host Intrusion Prevention Systems, Anti-Virus, Firewalls, etc.).
  • Experience with the Network Security Monitoring (NSM) methodologies and Ethical Hacking or Red Team.
  • Experience with endpoint detection and response (EDR) suites (CrowdStrike, McAfee EPO, OSSEC, Yara, MIR, CarbonBlack, Tanium, etc.).
  • Experience with host-centric tools for forensic collection and analysis (SleuthKit, Volatility Framework, FTK, Encase, etc.).
  • Experience with Network Forensics and/or Network Security Monitoring (NSM) tools (Snort, Bro-IDS, PCAP, tcpdump, etc.) analysis techniques (alert, flow/session and PCAP analysis), and vulnerability scanners such as: Qualys, Nessus, Metasploit, Rapid7, etc.
  • Experience with languages such as; Python, Java, Scala, PowerShell, Bash, etc. and also with SAAS, PAAS, IAAS, public and private cloud technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

Privacy policy

  • Credit Karma is strongly committed to protecting personal data.  Please take a look here to review our policy-- if you have any questions, please direct them to [email protected]
Equal Employment Opportunity
Credit Karma is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We’ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth.
As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated. Credit Karma is also proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Credit Karma

Our Mission Everyone deserves to feel confident about their finances. Our job is to give you the tools, the education and the opportunities you need to make real, meaningful progress. Thinking about your finances can be frustrating, but we're working to make the process simpler and easier to understand for over 75 million Credit Karma members.

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