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Threat Investigator, Blockchain Facebook
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At Facebook, we have established a new team exploring different ways to leverage blockchain technology to improve the lives of people around the world. It's a small, fast-growing, and talented group of people and our experienced leadership team comprised of some of the best professionals in their respective fields. The blockchain team is a startup within Facebook and we're exploring lots of areas of interest across all facets of blockchain technology. Our ultimate goal is to help billions of people with access to things they don't have now - that could be things like healthcare, equitable financial services, or new ways to save or share information.

Our team is looking for an Investigator with experience in investigating and analyzing online threat actors and their activity, and actively implementing countermeasures. This individual will work on proactively understanding the global threat landscape as it manifests on our products and help guide responses to these threats. As an Investigator you will have the opportunity to work on challenging, complicated and nuanced security risks. The potential for impact with this work is substantial.

The ideal candidate will have an investigative background, with experience in quantitative and technical fields, and data-driven decision making. Highly qualified candidates will possess a professional understanding of security risk and geopolitical issues, and will have worked at a multinational company. It is important that candidates be results-oriented self starters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Identify and investigate online bad actors with the interest and capability to target our products and the people who use them



Collaborate with other teams to track high priority threat campaigns and identify, develop and implement countermeasures

Lead technical investigations from start-to-finish, to include effectively communicating actionable results to different audience types

Investigate, mitigate, and forecast emerging technical trends

Engage constructively in cross-functional projects

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Knowledge in Python, PHP, Perl, or similar scripting languages



Experience investigating and acting on threats and online threat actors

Experience conducting data analysis

Experience in thinking critically and qualifying assessments with communications experience

Proven track record of managing and executing on short-term and long-term projects

Experience prioritizing and executing with minimal direction or oversight

Experience working across the security community

Experience working with large-scale data analytics (e.g. Hadoop)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Ability to work with a team spanning multiple locations/time zones



Experience creating signatures as countermeasures

Familiarity with cross-platform threats

Regional knowledge and/or language skills

Understanding the intersection of global security risks, and how they apply to our products and the people who use them

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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