Security Researcher - Nightfall AI San Francisco, California, United States Bookmark Share Print 78 0 1

Listing Description

Nightfall’s security research team is responsible for hunting new threats and uncovering vulnerabilities. As Security Researcher, you will be primarily responsible for proactively hunting threats, detecting data exposure and leakage, blue teaming, performing exploit and vulnerability research, all in order to find and close holes exploited by threat actors to exfiltrate data. In addition to research and analysis, team members are involved in the development of new prototype modules for advanced data leakage detection and protection on the Nightfall platform. Security researchers will regularly publish in-depth analyses of new and emerging threats on Nightfall channels and media. This role is an external-facing role in which you will author blog posts and whitepapers, as well as represent Nightfall at technical conferences and events to discuss our research.


  • Proactively hunt threats, discover data exposure and leakage, blue team, and perform exploit and vulnerability research, all to find and close holes exploited by bad actors

  • Perform event correlation analysis using data gathered from a variety of sources to detect and confirm attacks

  • Provide timely detection and alerting of possible exposure, attacks, and intrusions

  • Write blog posts and whitepapers related to advanced threat and leakage analysis

  • Write custom detectors to discover new instances of data types

  • Work on internal automation projects and build tools to aid in threat hunting activities

  • Continuously review security bulletins and related news; stay apprised of current threats and trends

  • Represent Nightfall at events and conferences


  • Strong scripting, automation, and data analysis skills (Python and SQL preferable)

  • Hands-on threat hunting experience and experience working with massive data sets, SIEMs, and data warehouses

  • Strong understanding of tools, tactics and procedures (TTPs) of threats actors

  • Experience in Incident Analysis and Response using industry standard frameworks

  • Must be able to validate findings, perform root cause analysis, and deliver recommendations for fixes

  • Excellent reporting, analytical, and writing skills to author blog posts and whitepapers

  • Strong speaking and presentation skills to present research at live events and conferences

  • Strong understanding of web protocols and web application security

  • Experience working with various data detection and identification techniques

Listing Details

  • Citizenship: Not Provided
  • Incentives: Not Provided


  • Education: Not Provided
  • Travel: Not Provided
  • Telework: Not Provided

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