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Sr. Threat Detection Engineer

Engineering Security, Safety, Security & Insurance
in Seattle, Washington

About the Role

As a member of Threat Response you will help develop a culture where creativity, inclusion, and quality are key values. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to create innovative detection strategies and help develop a best in class threat detection program. You will help build a larger external threat detection community benefiting security defenders small and large globally.

What You'll Do

  • Work with cross-functional teams to onboard services and systems and ensure adequate security logging
  • Utilize big data and real time streaming technologies to build and refine threat detections
  • Build fusion analytics (combination of multiple detections) to create higher fidelity threat detections
  • Build and utilize data platforms and systems to enrich and enhance detection fidelity as well as drive for automated containment
  • Support the Security Response and Investigation team in high impacting events

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 4 years building threat detections
  • In-depth knowledge of security logging for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, or Active Directory
  • Experience with Web Services, and Cloud Technologies
  • Proficiency in building detection algorithms and utilizing logs and events to detect malicious activity with high fidelity in a broad set of detection use cases
  • Proficiency in knowledge of adversary capabilities, infrastructure, and techniques
  • Expertise in tools and techniques for analyzing large sets of data
  • Proficiency in one or more high-level coding languages
  • Strong Verbal and written communication skills
  • Innovating thinking to solve hard problems in ways that meet both customer and business goals
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive

About the Team

The Detection Platform team's mission is to build and sustain Uber's platforms for security logging and analytics, security orchestration and automation, incident response, and threat intelligence. We partner with our customers to increase the speed and accuracy of investigations, reduce the breach detection gap, and enable critical security questions to be answered 100% of the time. Our systems enable the protection of user data and privacy, helping Uber earn and maintain trust and ensuring compliance with our obligations.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.