Security Engineer, Detection & Response
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
We’re looking for a Security Engineer to join our Detection and Response team! Working from our Los Angeles headquarters, you’ll be on the front-line of security response operations. This includes investigating and eradicating potential and active security threats across Snap’s cloud environments, office networks, employee workstations, and enterprise applications.
What you’ll do:
Triage and investigate security signals impacting Snap employee workstations, office networks, and cloud environments
Field employee reports of phishing and suspicious activity
Scope and embark on threat hunting exercises
Refine existing security signals, build new security signals and identify gaps/issues in coverage
Surface new opportunities to increase the team's ability to identify threats and respond effectively
Build, improve and automate operational tooling and workflows
Work closely with multiple Snap Inc. teams during incidents and participate in response efforts
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of operating system internals, and a core competency in one or more of the following: macOS, Windows, Linux, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform
Ability to analyze and understand email-based threats and the underlying technologies
Development skills in Python and/or Go
A team-player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Practical experience in a BeyondCorp model
Demonstrated knowledge in threat hunting and developing logic to automate threat detection and incident response
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent years of experience in a related technical field
1+ years of experience in the field of security monitoring or related operational security role
Familiarity with cloud-based services and infrastructure (Google Cloud, GSuite, Etc)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
Work record of collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].