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Staff Detection and Response Engineer



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT—payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more—in one unified workforce platform.
By connecting every business system to one source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees’ payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps—like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Bedrock, and Greenoaks—and was named one of America’s best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500).

About the job

We are looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join our Detection and Response Team (DART). You will help us build out a world class incident response function that will navigate challenging security incidents, drive process improvement, develop an open culture where we grow from our mistakes as an organization. In this role, you will also build the tools and detection infrastructure that we need to scale our detection and response capability across all threats to our Production and Corporate environments.

What You’ll Do

  • Respond to security events, triage, perform investigations, incident analysis, and communicate clearly and efficiently to stakeholders

  • Contribute to improving processes, procedures, and technologies used for detection and response, enabling us to improve after each incident

  • Develop and run tools to gather security telemetry data from cloud production systems

  • Automate workflows and improve identification and response time for security events

  • Build and optimize detection rules, allowing us to spend our cycles on the alerts that matter

  • Develop runbooks and incident playbooks for new and existing detections

  • Lead Threat hunting practices, suggest product and infrastructure signals to surface attacks and incorporate findings into security controls

What We’re Looking For

  • 8+ years of full-time experience as a security engineer, including security monitoring, incident response, and threat hunting in a cloud environment

  • A defensive practitioner who understands offensive security and, the actual scenarios that lead to compromise

  • Prior experience leading complex investigations with a large number of stakeholders

  • Strong communication skills and a proven track record of communicating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

  • Expertise on AWS security controls and services.

  • Experience leveraging coding for automation, alert enrichment and detections.

  • Knowledge of adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and MITRE ATT&CK principles

  • Hands-on experience with data analysis, modeling, and correlation at scale

  • Operating systems internals and forensics experience for macOS, Windows & Linux

  • Domain experience managing and working with current SIEM and SOAR platforms

  • Experience developing tools and automation using common DevOps toolsets and programming languages

  • Understanding of malware functionality and persistence mechanisms

  • Ability to analyze endpoint, network, and application logs for anomalous events

Additional Information
Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture. For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.
This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.
A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed below.