Remote - US; Remote - Canada; Remote - Ireland

Detection and Response, Senior Security Engineer

Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to design a more enlightened way of working. From our headquarters in San Francisco to eight dedicated Studios and a worldwide team of employees who choose where they work best, our Virtual First approach is leading the way into the future of work.

Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Role Description

The Detection and Response Team (DART) is looking for a Tech Lead Security Engineer with experience performing detection and incident response engineering. You will operate and build the tools and detections to catch the next incident, contain it, and keep Dropbox worthy of trust!
We are a multi-disciplinary team with a wide variety of skills and responsibilities including Linux, macOS, and Windows systems security, network security, and detection and response capabilities. We have many greenfield opportunities to apply your prior experience and vision to improve Dropbox’s detection and response program!

Responsibilities

  • Develop, apply, and refine detection and incident response playbooks
  • Perform oncall duties triaging detection and incident response events
  • Analyze data from disparate sources, correlating noise into security events
  • Improve detection workflows with automation and alert enrichments
  • Write detection rules to identify threats specific to our environment
  • Share knowledge and experience with peer teams and DART engineers

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience as a security engineer in related domains
  • Experience in operational teams or responsible as the first responder to security incidents
  • Knowledge of operating systems, file systems, and memory on OS X, Linux, Windows, or iOS/Android.
  • Coding or scripting proficiency in one or more languages
  • Experience improving operational teams capabilities/KPI's
  • Practical experience with attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge across multiple security domains, but with expertise in detection engineering, digital forensics, incident response, threat intelligence, or malware analysis.
  • Recent digital forensic experience including memory or live analysis of macOS, Linux, Windows, or iOS/Android systems
  • Experience as an incident responder responsible for running large scale incidents
  • Demonstrated engagement in the security community through talks, papers, or code
  • Previous experience applying statistical and machine learning analysis in the detection domain

Total Rewards

At Dropbox, we strive to be a great place for all Dropboxers to grow and be recognized for that growth. This job posting reflects broad requirements, and represents two potential levels of role. Through our assessment process, we will identify your level that ties to compensation based on your experience and technical expertise along with the scope of the role. Our Engineering Career Framework is viewable by anyone outside the company and describes what’s expected for our engineers at each of our career levels. Check out our blog post on this topic and more here.

For candidates hired in Colorado, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $149,600 - $176,000 - $202,400 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $168,000 - $197,600 - $227,200.
 
This salary/OTE range represents the low, middle, and high end of the salary or OTE (Sales roles) range for this position, and is subject to change. To determine a Dropboxer’s starting pay we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location and an evaluation of a candidate’s skills, experience, market demands, and internal parity. This position may be considered a promotional opportunity.
 
Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).
 
Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, 11 Company-wide PTO days, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support
  • Mental Health and Wellness benefits
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
Additional benefits details are available upon request.
Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.