SOC / DFIR Lead

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
San Francisco, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

What You'll Do

  • Lead, mentor, and serve as an escalation point for security analysts in Credit Karma's SOC & DFIR team.
  • Routinely develop and update incident response playbooks to ensure response activities align with best practices, minimize gaps in response and provide comprehensive mitigation of threats.
  • Prepare incident reports for a mixed technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Leverage Splunk, including Enterprise Security, to craft tests for security hypotheses against Credit Karma’s unique production and corporate environments.
  • Engage with partners in engineering, IT, and operations to respond to and remediate events.
  • Research, extraction, and dissemination of open source intelligence (OSINT) on threat actors targeting the financial industry.
  • Maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators as well as weekly and monthly metrics.
  • Apply broad security industry, technology, business and professional knowledge to contribute to policy-making and process design.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of analysts case work, as well guiding and aiding in training and development opportunities for the analysts.
  • Initiate automation, where possible, to effectively triage and address security alerts.

What's Great About It

    • 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 Expect

  • 10+ years of incident detection and response experience.
  • Expert level of knowledge of networksecurity monitoring (NSM) techniques.
  • In-depth knowledge of privilege escalation, persistence and lateral movement techniques.
  • Strong scripting or relevant programming skills.
  • A creative forensic mindset.
  • Self-starting attitude and fearless ascent up the learning curve.
  • Eagerness to challenge the status quo, balanced with a reasonable and methodical approach to effecting change.
  • A fun and positive attitude!
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