Principal Security Defense Engineer

Network signature, Malware, Cyber security, b2b, Python, Java, PowerShell,
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For our Client we are currently looking for Candidates for the position of:
Principal Security Defense Engineer

Location: 100% remote
Job type: B2B (with Hays Poland)
Length: long-term cooperation
Rate: up to 250 net on B2B; up to 300 net on B2B - for candidates with the most comprehensive experience
Start date: ASAP
Working hours: flexible, between 7:00 and 20:00

Tech stack:
Python/Java/PowerShell (or other), IDA Pro, Snort, Suricata, TTPs

What will you do:
  • Perform static and dynamic analysis of samples, and reverse engineering in support of SOC investigations and proactive threat detection and prevention
  • Develop tools and methods for use in hunt and incident response activities
  • Collaborate with the threat intelligence team to perform proactive research and analysis of the latest threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to inform threat detection efforts
  • Research, build, and maintain detection capabilities for the latest threats across SIEM, log analytic, and security tool platforms
  • Support projects to improve SOC effectiveness, advancing technical capabilities on pace with threats.
  • Support and integrate with incident response, threat intelligence, and overall security strategy as needed
  • Generate high quality documentation of research and analysis results, and relay processes and findings clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences

What will you get:
  • Long-term cooperation
  • Fast recruitment process - one meeting, decision even within 1 day
  • Standard benefits - preferential rates for LuxMed and Multisport packages
  • When you choose to work via Hays, you also get the opportunity to work for many of Hays' other leading clients in the future

What we expect from you:
  • 4+ years of experience in Information Security
  • Practical experience with malware analysis and reverse engineering experience
  • Experience performing log analysis and host/network forensic analysis in support of incident response or forensics
  • Min. 3 years of experience developing network signature (e.g. Snort, Suricata) and endpoint threat detections
  • Expertise in one or more of programming/scripting language such as Python, Java, or PowerShell
  • Working knowledge of Reverse Engineering skills: familiar with debuggers, disassemblers, network protocols, file formats, sandboxes, packed and obfuscated codes as well as Reverse Engineering tools such as IDA Pro
  • Provide exemplary leadership in a challenging environment and influence the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and events simultaneously, with a strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond to high-priority events; organizing and scheduling work effectively.
  • Ability to operate effectively as part of a geographically dispersed team and work with little to no supervision

What will the recruitment process look like:
  • Your CV will be verified by Hays Recruiter
  • Recruiter will contact you by phone - a 15-minute conversation about the project and your experience
  • Technical conversation with the client - online meeting (1h)
  • Offer
  • Welcome to the project!
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Job Type
Technologia & Usługi internetowe
Cyber Security

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Andrzej Nieśpiałowski, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Warszawa
Hays, ul. Marszałkowska 126/134

Telephone: 609709669

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