Employment Type: Full-Time
Gigamon IT team is seeking a Sr. Staff Security Engineer with a focus in Threat Intelligence to play a vital role in advancing our security and detection strategy. The person in this role will conduct intelligence analysis to enable and empower the detection engineering team to discover threats impacting Gigamon Insight customers. This person will be the tip of the spear for Gigamon ATR, tasked with discovery of emerging threat activity as well as tracking long term threat activity relevant to Gigamon's interests. Daily operations will include activity across the intelligence cycle including collection efforts, processing, analysis, and internal dissemination with a strong focus in producing technical indicators and reporting for detection purposes. The candidate should understand how threats leverage specific tactics and techniques to accomplish their objectives, be comfortable with network traffic analysis, and driven to work independently.If you love working with a top-tier research team to solve difficult problems, combat threats and protect customers while also working in a fast-growing dynamic organization, then this is the place for you!Responsibilities* Identify, hunt and investigate emerging threat activity in Gigamon's customer base.* Identify internal / external data sources for collection to gain targeted insights into threat activity. Prototype and automate collection activities for the purpose of joint analysis by the threat intelligence team.* Conduct static / dynamic malware analysis to extract technical indicators and abstract behaviors for intelligence and detection purposes.* Perform data analysis on large data sets to identify key points of interest.* Produce and disseminate partially finished intelligence and technical indicators to internal teams and communicate key outcomes of analysis.* Support professional services and customer success teams as a technical subject matter expert. Provide threat expertise relevant to specific professional services engagements and customers. Translate technical trends into security recommendations and strategy recommendations as needed.* Work with the data science team to develop, validate, and productize analytics for behavioral detection in the product.* Produce technical content for private or public reporting and collaborate with technical community partners as a representative of Gigamon.Desired Skills and Experience* BS in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)* 3+ years experience in analytical roles, with a focus in threat intelligence. (or equivalent experience such as red team operations, incident response, etc)* Knowledge of intrusion analysis and the threat lifecycle including common threat actor techniques is desired.* Basic static and dynamic malware analysis experience with a focus on indicator extraction, malware association, and long-term tracking.* Familiarity with how threats leverage network infrastructure to conduct operations.* Ability to work independently on multiple projects with little guidance.* Ability to learn fast and scale with the demands of a fast-growing organization.* Desire to mentor and train junior analysts on complex topics and oversee project delivery by junior analysts.* Outstanding communicator with the ability to clearly convey complex ideas and data (in written and spoken formats) to and influence an audience including internal stakeholders and executive leadership.