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Senior Security Researcher - Detection - Secureworks - Remote, UK

Belfast, United Kingdom; Bracknell, United Kingdom; Brentford, United Kingdom; Camberley, United Kingdom; Cardiff, United Kingdom; Chiswick Park, United Kingdom; Crewe, United Kingdom; Exeter, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom; Ilminster, United Kingdom; Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom; Mansfield Woodhouse, United Kingdom; Nottingham, United Kingdom; Peterborough, United Kingdom; Poole, United Kingdom; Remote - United Kingdom (All Other); Remote - United Kingdom (Scotland); Rickmansworth, United Kingdom; Slough, United Kingdom; Southampton, United Kingdom; Thames Ditton, United Kingdom

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Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a global cybersecurity leader that protects customer progress with Secureworks® Taegis™, a cloud-native security analytics platform built on 20+ years of real-world threat intelligence and research, improving customers’ ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions.

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 

Role overview:

In a world of increasingly malicious threats to data security, robust systems protection is a top priority for every company. Here at Dell Technologies, we work at the cutting edge of internet security, responding quickly to the changing online landscape. Our IT Security team supports our customers with security infrastructure design, operation and support. As well as planning and installing network security systems, we investigate vulnerabilities and incidents relating to firewalls and systems to provide a timely response to security alerts.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Security Automation & Orchestration Senior Engineer on our Investigate and Respond team in Bucharest, Romania .

What you’ll achieve:

You will review and consume reports and artifacts relating to the tactic techniques and procedures of threat actors and design automated actions to accelerate the validation, containment, eradication and remediation of security incidents.  Automation and Orchestration engineers will be familiar with many leading security tools and industry standard scripting languages.  Automation and Orchestration team will create, maintain and manage a library of response plans to common information security threats and customize these plans for client specific environments. In addition to the InfoSec relationship to the role, the Automation and Orchestration Engineer will also be responsible for designing and developing internal automation efficiencies for Operations

You will:

  • Perform regular updates of existing Playbooks based on changes in the Threat Landscape or a clients security controls.
  • Drive continuous improvement of existing playbooks to address new threats and tactics employed by attackers.
  • Manage an inventory of subtasks that enable broader playbook creation.
    Produce new playbooks as threats change and new security tools and controls emerge in the market place.
  • Perform regular reporting on the usage of playbooks and the effectiveness of a playbook to conclusion.
  • Monitor the health of the playbook and connector environment and respond to issues as they arise
  • Develop logic that bridges connectors, tasks and human input to accelerate the response to escalated security incidents and create efficiencies for internal teams

Essential Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience with scripting in one of the following scripting languages: Python, JavaScript, and/or Groovy
  • Proven background in creating automation tools, automating web based services is a plus.
  • Strong background working with JSON data structures
  • Familiar with Ansible
  • Familiarity with *nix-based command line tools.
  • Working knowledge of Regular Expressions (Regex)
  • Solid knowledge of REST API best practices and usage.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, often with ambiguity.

Here are more reasons to join our team!

Take a look at what we offer and feel free to reach out to us for more details!

  • Development programs and cybersecurity training/ certifications – because we grow together.  

  • Internal Career Progression Plan for top performers - we encourage you to follow internal opportunities.

  • Regular workshops – we are the largest community of cybersecurity experts and we enjoy sharing our best practices during our Communities of Practice and to our trainees.

  • Work from home policy – your time matters.

  • Medical and Dental subscription – flexible package and you can include your family members.

  • Life Insurance.  

  • Annual Performance Bonus.

  • Meal tickets.

Why work with us?

Secureworks, a Dell Technologies company, is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Job ID: R215431

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