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Threat Detection Engineer


May 05

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 
By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 97,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. 

The Threat Detection Engineer is responsible for threat hunting and detection within the Threat Operations Team. This role will collaborate with other teams within Security Operations, IT, and Engineering to identify and remediate detection gaps. The Detection Engineer will also work with the Intelligence Team to assess and prioritize behaviors to hunt and build automated detections.

  • Build, test and deploy detection analytics based on research of novel attack techniques and real world threats to Box.
  • Work closely with our Incident Response Team to improve the fidelity, context and automation of new and existing alerting.
  • Identify and assist service owners with logging configuration to eliminate gaps in logging visibility.
  • Work closely with our Offensive Security Team to identify and develop solutions for gaps in detection coverage.
  • Participate in Purple Team exercises to improve and validate detections
  • Work closely with our Intelligence Team to focus detection efforts on prioritized threat behaviors.
  • Participate in after hours on-call rotation when required
  • A Bachelors degree in computer science, cybersecurity, mathematics, data science or related fields, or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in a security operations role. 
  • You are comfortable (and enjoy!) searching through TB's of data in a SIEM to find interesting patterns (i.e. Splunk, ELK, etc.).
  • You are familiar with Splunk Processing Language (SPL) or SQL and want to become a power user.
  • You have worked as an incident responder or have partnered closely with an incident response team.
  • You are comfortable writing small scripts in python or similar scripting languages.
  • You have an understanding of how attackers leverage commonly used MITRE ATT&CK techniques and common ways to detect them.
  • You are familiar with reviewing logs from various Operating Systems (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, and any other protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation. Box strives to respect the dignity and ‎‎independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same ‎‎opportunity to succeed as all other employees. Accommodations are available ‎throughout ‎the application process and an employee’s employment at Box.
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