Staff Security Engineer, Detection & Response - Amplitude San Francisco, California, United States Bookmark Share Print 380 0 0

Listing Description

About The Role & Team


 


As the Staff Security Engineer, Detection & Response Lead you will develop and maintain standard procedures and protocols to ensure Detection & Response meets operational requirements at Amplitude. You’ll build programs including Threat Detection & Engineering, Security Incident Response, Security Operations, Threat Intelligence, and Forensics. You are a subject matter expert in incident response process, cyber forensics, and industry best practices. You’ll have overall accountability for a timely and appropriate response to security threats and incidents.


 


As a Staff Security Engineer, D&R, you will: 


 



  • Partner with Engineering (infrastructure, data, appdev) to establish comprehensive visibility into potential risk events across a cloud-native environment

  • Construct an agile, threat intelligence-driven continuous improvement process that leverages purple-team techniques and hypothesis-based threat hunting

  • Create and refine telemetry, detection capabilities, and response playbooks required to detect, prevent, and respond to cyber risk events efficiently

  • Manage risks by implementing robust security capabilities for repeatable predictable outcomes and maturation, and by coordinating incident response workflows

  • Influence Engineering and Product teams to prioritize and implement all stages of the Vulnerability Management life-cycle - detection, analysis, remediation and disclosure


 


You'll be a great addition to the team if you have:


 



  • 10+ years of progressively responsible work experience in security engineering, threat management, and incident response

  • Strong working knowledge of and working experience with security frameworks (MITRE, kill chain, Diamond), TTPs, and program frameworks (NIST, ISO)

  • Deep understanding of best practices in and strong technical knowledge of distributed systems and cloud technology AND application security OR infrastructure security

  • Extensive and direct experience in high-pressure situations managing and responding to complex technical cyber security incidents

  • Ability to assess cost/benefit trade-offs of security initiatives in the context of overall business risk mitigation, and Amplitude’s operational objectives


 


Who We Are


 


The Company: Amplitude is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of growth mindset, ownership, and humility are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to solve problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view. 



We care about the well-being of our team: along with excellent health insurance, we offer flexible time off, a monthly wellness stipend, a generous parental leave, a subscription to Modern Health, and a generous Learning & Development stipend.


Listing Details

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  • Telework: Not Provided



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