Security Automation Engineer @Blackpoint Cyber
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[Hiring] Security Automation Engineer @Blackpoint Cyber

May 07, 2024 - Blackpoint Cyber is hiring a remote Security Automation Engineer. 📍Location: USA.

Blackpoint Cyber is the leading provider of world-class cybersecurity threat hunting, detection and remediation technology. Founded by former National Security Agency (NSA) cyber operations experts who applied their learnings to bring national security-grade technology solutions to commercial customers around the world, Blackpoint Cyber is in hyper-growth mode,  fueled by a recent $190m series C round. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and optimize automated security solutions to enhance threat detection and incident response within the SOC, using automation software like n8n, tines, and webhooks.

  • Perform detailed security event analysis and incident handling by automating routine and manual tasks.

  • Collaborate closely with SOC teams to understand operational needs and develop automation strategies that improve detection capabilities and operational efficiency.

  • Create and maintain scripts in Python or other scripting languages to automate data processing and analysis, contributing to the continuous improvement of SOC analytics.

  • Document automation processes and provide comprehensive training materials to enable SOC analysts and MDR teams to effectively use new tools and procedures.

  • Work closely as a liaison between the SOC and the engineering teams to define and build out requirements for proper infrastructure deployment to enable automation efforts.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in cybersecurity with a strong focus on SOC operations, incident response, and automation.

  • Profound knowledge of adversarial behaviors and current threat landscape, capable of automating responses and analyses throughout the attack chain.

  • Expertise in security automation, including the development of custom tools and scripts, with proficiency in Python and familiarity with other scripting languages.

  • Demonstrable experience with automation platforms such as n8n and tines, using webhooks effectively, and configuring advanced SOAR and Hive tools.

  • Solid understanding of network protocols, multiple operating systems (Windows, OSX), and basic forensic analysis techniques.

  • Strong skills in API integrations and orchestrating security tools to enhance SOC operations and threat handling processes.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with ELK stack, advanced threat hunting, and conducting forensic analysis.

  • Experience in developing and utilizing automation tools, with hands-on capabilities in managing webhooks and APIs.

  • Advanced knowledge in data analysis and visualization tools to support security insights.

What You'll Bring:

  • A strong passion for cybersecurity innovation, particularly in the automation of security processes.

  • Excellent communication skills to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • A proactive mindset in identifying potential security threats and crafting automated mechanisms for early detection and response.

Blackpoint Cyber welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all races,  colors, religions, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital  status, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to equality of opportunity in all  aspects of employment. 

We thank everyone for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be  contacted. 

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