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Security Engineer, Threat Detection and Response Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

Facebook Security is looking for a Threat Detection and Response Engineer with a variety of experiences in the discovery, containment, and mitigation of threats to networks and hosts. You will be responding to threats, building advanced and novel detection mechanisms, performing enterprise-wide hunts for sophisticated and previously unknown malware, and developing systems to automate remediation. We are looking for people that love hunting for malware and intrusions and then developing new signatures or methodologies to track their activity.


* Hunt for badness in our infrastructure: proactively identify malicious activity that we are not currently able to detect

Analyze logs, packets, and alerts for signs of malicious activity

Create signatures and tools to analyze and detect malicious activity

Build automation for response and remediation of malicious activity

Support incident response by investigating security intrusions

Drive implementation of countermeasures, mitigations, and containment


* Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Security

Knowledge of networking technologies, specifically TCP/IP and the related protocols

Knowledge of operating systems, file systems, and memory on Windows, MacOS, or Linux

Coding/scripting experience in one or more general purpose languages

Experience with attacker tactics, techniques and procedures


* Background in malware analysis, intrusion detection, and/or threat intelligence

Experience with rule-driven and analysis-driven network platforms like Bro and Suricata

Experience hunting, i.e. using threat intel to proactively and iteratively investigates these potential risks and finding suspicious behavior in the network

Experience in host and memory forensics (including live response) for Windows, OSX, and/or Linux

Broad knowledge across the Security domain, as well as deep focus in one (or more) areas such as:

* Host and memory forensics

Network forensics

Incident Management

Detection and/or response tool development

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