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Principal Industrial Incident Responder


Aug 02

Our mission at Dragos is to protect the world’s most critical infrastructure from adversaries who wish to do it harm. We help defend industrial organizations that provide us with the tenets of modern civilization: running water, functioning electricity, and safe industrial working environments.
We are practitioners who have lived through and solved real security challenges. Our team members have responded to incidents including the Ukraine 2015 power grid attack, analyzed the CRASHOVERRIDE malware responsible for the Ukraine 2016 electric grid attack, analyzed the TRISIS malware responsible for the petrochemical facility attack in 2017, built and led the National Security Agency mission to identify nation-states breaking into ICS, and performed assessments on hundreds of assets around the world.
The Dragos Threat Operations team serves as boots-on-the-ground on solving industrial control system security challenges. We then bring that expertise back and integrate it into our software technology: The Dragos Platform. Dragos is looking to strengthen our flyaway team for analysts with hands-on knowledge network analysis and incident response to defend our customers’ industrial environments. Ideal candidates will have a working knowledge of incident response, intrusion analysis, hunting, and a variety of industrial software and hardware within electric, oil, and gas, or advanced manufacturing verticals.
This role requires 30% travel, both domestic and international.


    • Serve as lead for Incident Response Retainer customers; this includes onsite and offsite incident response activities to include triage and analysis within industrial environments
    • Serve as lead for hunts within industrial environments; including initial planning phases, execution, and reporting phase
    • Responsible for customer deliverables such as forensic reports, findings and recommendation reports, and presentations, including technical accuracy
    • Generate playbooks and other content for customers
    • Assist in other service engagements such as tabletop exercises, assessments, training, etc
    • Serve as a mentor to junior team members.


    • Willingness to be a team player on a fast-moving team focused on rapidly innovating the state of industrial security
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience
    • Excellent knowledge of intrusion analysis, incident response, and forensics
    • Ability to run an investigation from start to finish including pivoting between data types and correlating events together
    • Demonstration of ability to proactively hunt and identify malicious activity
    • Excellent social, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to both facilitate training and present complex analytical data to a variety of audiences and work effectively with customers
    • Ability to share on-call responsibilities including non-standard hours, unplanned remote and onsite response efforts
    • Ability to travel up to 30%, both domestic and international
    • Ability to complete various background checks on a per customer requirements basis
    • A desire to learn of industrial environments including software platforms, PLCs, RTUs, instrumentation, and the industrial processes they sustain is required. Prior experience is a big plus.
Dragos is the Industrial Cybersecurity expert on a relentless mission to safeguard civilization.  In a world of rising cybersecurity threats, Dragos protects the most critical infrastructure – those that provide us with the tenets of modern civilization – from increasingly capable adversaries who wish to do it harm.  Devoted to codifying and sharing our in-depth industry knowledge of ICS/OT systems, Dragos arms industrial defenders around the world with the knowledge and tools to protect their systems as effectively and efficiently as possible.  Founded by world-class industrial intelligence experts, Dragos has the industry’s largest team of ICS/OT practitioners who have been on the front lines of the world’s most significant industrial cyber-attacks. 
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a core value at Dragos, and we are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all.  We know that every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.  Not only does a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion focus enrich our environment and teams, but it is also critical in our success as we defend adversaries all over the world.  The broad range of ideas, experiences, and perspectives is critical to our success. 
We offer equity, competitive salaries, remote working, unlimited PTO, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401K, and life insurance.
Dragos is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local laws.