Senior Detection and Response Engineer

Auth0 · Jun 6th 2019

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Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), provides thousands of enterprise customers with a Universal Identity Platform for their web, mobile, IoT, and internal applications. Its extensible platform seamlessly authenticates and secures more than 2.5B logins per month, making it loved by developers and trusted by global enterprises.

Auth0 has raised more than $210 million in funding to date and continues its global growth at a rapid pace. We are consistently recognized as a great place to work based our outstanding leadership and dedication to company culture. We are looking for the best people to join our incredible team spread across more than 35 countries. Come join us!

Auth0 gives companies simple, powerful and developer friendly building blocks so they can free up resources to focus on innovation. We strive to be the identity platform of choice of developers and Enterprises. We take our culture very seriously and are looking for people who are drawn to both our mission and our culture.

We are a security company and Auth0's Security team is in the privileged position of supporting a security first culture for a company that wants to make the internet safer.

We are looking for a Senior Detection and Response Engineer to join our team and help us build a threat detection and response program at a cloud-native, remote-friendly and web-scale company that’s experiencing hyper-growth.

In this role you will:

  • Respond to security incidents, and proactively consider how to prevent the same type of incidents from occurring in the future

  • Use your experience and security intuition to hunt for threats across enterprise and production environments. If we’re missing important data we need, go get it!

  • Build automation workflows for common response scenarios

  • Act as an escalation point after automated triage of alerts

  • Perform variant analysis and root cause analysis to find systematic bugs

  • Develop creative solutions to complex security problems which balance business needs and risk

  • Keep knowledge and skills current to keep up with the rapidly changing threat landscape

  • Fulfill regular on-call responsibilities

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent analytical thinking, time management and coordination skills

  • Excellent English language skills (both written and verbal)

  • Strong demonstrable knowledge of common attack vectors

  • Familiarity/experience with AWS services and security concepts

  • Experience with common security monitoring, log analysis and forensic tools

  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy

  • Have a passion to learn and thrive in a dynamic and constantly changing environment

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in Computer Science or equivalent OR 3-5 years working in a high-demand security team

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working as a senior part of a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or Security Operations Team

Preferred locations:

  • (GMT-8); (GMT-7); (GMT-6); (GMT-5); (GMT-4);

Examples of our Engineering Culture:

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