ZeroFOX

  • Threat Researcher

    Job ID
    2019-1323
    City
    Baltimore
    Department
    Research
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    As a Threat Researcher at ZeroFOX, you will join ZeroFOX’s Alpha Team, a team of highly skilled engineers, hackers, data scientists and researchers who dedicate themselves to protecting customers from social and digital based threats. Leveraging our proprietary analysis and remediation platform, you will research and strategize against high visibility campaigns to help protect our customer base. You will be asked to think like an adversary and to respond to real world incidents. You will perform threat research across multiple mediums, digesting multiple streams of structured and unstructured information to create defensive measures for the ZeroFOX customer base. You will also be working directly with the Director of Threat Operations to operationalize threat research efforts for outward and inward facing publications, as well as create tools to streamline these processes.

     

    Opportunity Overview

    • Identify and investigate online actors who target people and organizations via social media and digital channels
    • Provide situational awareness in the social media and digital threat landscapes
    • Research, forecast and provide recommendations for emerging attack trends
    • Author technical reports, blog posts and other publications on current social media and digital threat landscapes
    • Use and provide Foxscript Signature Rules for our SOC or threat research
    • Investigate campaigns, provide high level incident analyses of how attacks happened, and make recommendations to help customers adjust their security postures
    • Collaborate with ZeroFOX team members and trusted partners to share relevant and/or timely information to help with defense strategies
    • Manage and curate all data and indicators required to power in-product threat protections
    • Manage operational requirements of data collection, processing, analysis and delivery on a regular cadence
    • Publish, coordinate and share information to assist customers in defending against a constant stream of attacks across multiple mediums
    • Conduct data analysis to render reports and metrics

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Successful track history of working autonomously in a Threat Hunter, Security Operations Center, Security Analyst, Security Engineer or Security Research role, typically obtained in 3+ years
    • Experience with tools used for forensic acquisition and analysis, data and trend analysis, and SIEMs
    • Comfort with using programming languages (Python, Javascript, Perl, PHP) to create signatures & interact with different APIs and create tools. We <3 tinkerers!
    • Experience investigating threats and attacks in a customer environment; writing incident reports is a plus
    • Ability to manage threat research systems and provide recommendations on improving them; building these systems is a huge plus
    • Passion for writing reports, blog posts and conference submissions to help the community via thought leadership

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using ELK or other SIEM tools
    • Proficiency in coding and automating workflows
    • Excellent technical writing and communication
    • Proven track record of managing and executing on short-term and long-term projects
    • Knowledge and investigative experience in malware, phishing and general security attacks
    • History of building and maintaining tools used for investigations, malware analysis
    • Experience with TIPs or indicator sharing platforms (MISP, The Hive)
    • Ability to create standard operating procedures when gaps in process are identified

     

    Your Drive

    • You are passionate about exploring the breadth and depth of emerging threat landscapes such as social media and digital platforms
    • You live and breath cybersecurity and have a host of tools and boxes you’ve built over time to identify and stop miscreants
    • You don’t watch the clock and would rather work until you’re satisfied with the day’s work
    • You’re comfortable with a quickly growing team
    • You quickly adapt and recommend solutions as needed
    • As a self-starter, when you find a problem, you alert the team, and fix it…you don’t wait for the next task
    • You’re used to producing superior work while meeting aggressive deadlines

     

    Do you want to actually like where you work?

    • Amazing Product: ZeroFOX is creating paradigm shifting cyber security products.
    • Bragging Rights: The Forrester New Wave(™): Digital Risk Protection, Q3 2018, named ZeroFOX a Leader after a thorough evaluation of the top 14 vendors. Learn why Forrester says “ZeroFOX leads the pack in social media protection and digital risk analytics” and describes ZeroFOX as the “best for those that want actionable intelligence and rapid remediation.
    • Awesome Culture: ZeroFOX is a community – most describe our team as a group of close knit, incredibly talented, and highly caffeinated people. All are encouraged and required to incorporate innovative ideas and prototypes into our product. Suggestions around streamlining communication, development practices and operations are welcomed.
    • Get Things Done: Innovation is woven into the fabric of our organization. Every aspect of our operations is purposeful; enabling us to research, develop and innovate faster than the competition.
    • Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits package available.

     

    INTERESTED?

    • Ready to apply? Visit us at https://www.zerofox.com/careers to find out more and join the best team in the security industry.
    • Not ready to apply? Email careersatzerofoxdotcom to speak with a member of the team!



    About Us

    ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media & digital security, protects modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. Using targeted data collection and artificial intelligence-based analysis, ZeroFOX protects modern organizations from targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. Recognized as a Leader in Digital Risk Monitoring by Forrester, the patented ZeroFOX SaaS platform processes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, HipChat, Instagram, Reddit, Pastebin, Tumblr, YouTube, VK, mobile app stores, the deep & dark web, domains and more.

     

    Led by a team of information security and high-growth company veterans, ZeroFOX has raised nearly $100M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, Redline Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as Red Herring North America Top 100, the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Tech Council of Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year.

     

    The ZeroFOX team is comprised of builders, communicators and innovators working together to make the world safe for people and organizations in the digital age. Want to join fast growing team in a rapidly developing market? View our current job openings and apply at: https://www.zerofox.com/careers/.




    Do you want to actually like where you work?

    • Amazing Product: ZeroFOX is creating paradigm-shifting cyber security product.
    • Bragging Rights: The Forrester New Wave(™): Digital Risk Protection, Q3 2018, named ZeroFOX a Leader after a thorough evaluation of the top 14 vendors. Learn why Forrester says “ZeroFOX leads the pack in social media protection and digital risk analytics” and describes ZeroFOX as the “best for those that want actionable intelligence and rapid remediation.
    • Awesome Culture: ZeroFOX is a community – most describe our team as a group of close-knit, incredibly talented, and highly caffeinated people. Behind ZeroFOX’s numerous accolades lies a vibrant ecosystem where team members have fun and are rewarded for continual innovation, disruption, and taking ownership in their work.
    • Get Things Done: Innovation is woven into the fabric of our organization. Every aspect of our operations is purposeful; enabling us to research, develop and innovate faster than the competition.
    • Benefits: In addition to competitive compensation, full-time permanent employees can participate in our health insurance plans, retirement, and more.
    • Best Office in Downtown Baltimore (Federal Hill): Large floor-to-ceiling windows, a productive workspace, an awesome community area and free street parking available.

     

    INTERESTED?

    • Ready to apply? Visit us at https://www.zerofox.com/careers/ to find out more and join the best team in the security industry.
    • Not ready to apply? Email careers_at_zerofox_dot_com to speak with a member of the team!

     

    ABOUT US

    ZeroFOX, the innovator of social media & digital security, protects modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. Using targeted data collection and artificial intelligence-based analysis, ZeroFOX protects modern organizations from targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. Recognized as a Leader in Digital Risk Monitoring by Forrester, the patented ZeroFOX SaaS platform processes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, HipChat, Instagram, Reddit, Pastebin, Tumblr, YouTube, VK, mobile app stores, the deep & dark web, domains and more.

     

    Led by a team of information security and high-growth company veterans, ZeroFOX has raised nearly $100M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, Redline Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as Red Herring North America Top 100, the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Tech Council of Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year.

     

    The ZeroFOX team is comprised of builders, communicators and innovators working together to make the world safe for people and organizations in the digital age. Want to join fast growing team in a rapidly developing market? View our current job openings and apply at: https://www.zerofox.com/careers/.

     

    **ZeroFOX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in e-Verify**

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