Security Engineer
Detection & Response
Posted on 3/3/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Strong domain knowledge in security incident response and detection
  • 3+ years of experience in at least one general purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Rust, Go)
  • 3+ years experience securing, monitoring, log analysis and conducting investigations in cloud-based environments (we use Google Cloud)
  • Experience contributing code to a fast-moving codebase and deploying artifacts to production
  • Knowledge of malware and exploit tools, attacker methodologies, techniques, and procedures for infiltration and persistence
  • Experience in detection building from large datasets to automate incident detection and response processes
  • Experience “threat hunting,” i.e. using threat intel to proactively and iteratively investigate potential risks and finding suspicious behavior in the environment
  • Experience building and iterating on observability of large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with container orchestration technologies (we use Kubernetes)
  • Experience with serverless technologies (e.g. Cloudflare Workers, Google Cloud Functions)
  • Use your background in application, network, and cloud security to act as subject matter expert in incident response
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to malicious behaviors from a variety of sources and create action plans to mitigate similar incidents in the future
  • Research new threat attack vectors and ensure that our detection and response capability is in line with the current threat landscape
  • Develop automation to improve detection and response time and reduce the likelihood and effect of future incidents
  • Collaborate with Product, Infrastructure, and Safety teams to identify new alert sources and detections as it pertains to new product development
  • Support threat intelligence, threat hunting, intrusion detection, and penetration testing efforts
  • Participate in developing well-engineered and performant detective tooling and automation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with detection and response in BeyondCorp / Zero-trust network environments
  • Hands on experience with Google Cloud, Cloudflare, Panther SIEM

1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform
Company Overview
Discord's mission is to build an easy-to-use communication service that gives people a place to talk, build relationships, and belong.
  • Stay healthy - We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans.
  • Parental perks - Spend some quality time with the next generation with parental leave, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits.
  • Kick back - Stay refreshed with over 19 paid holidays, use-what-you-need sick days, and four weeks of PTO.
  • Commute easy - In a non-COVID world, get up to $270 per month for your commuting and parking needs.
  • The loadout - When we’re back in the office, enjoy daily catered lunches and snacks, a desk fund to make your space yours, and whatever you need for your computer setup, including a headphone allowance.
  • Wellness on us - Take advantage of a quarterly wellness allowance for your gym membership or other wellness activities. Virtual yoga every week!
  • Transgender benefits - Discord will reimburse up to $20,000 for any procedure related to transition.
  • Discord HQ - Our office is located in Potrero Hill, a little neighborhood in San Francisco near awesome coffee and food.
  • Relocation - Excellent relocation bonuses for new hires moving to San Francisco (once it’s safe to return).
Company Core Values
  • Upside Down Leadership
  • Small & Mighty Teams
  • Unleash Talent
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint