Detection and Response Security Engineer

at BitMEX (view profile)
Location San Francisco, CA, United States
Date Posted August 8, 2019
Category Engineering, Software Development
Job Type Office · Full time


The primary objective of a Detection and Response Security Engineer is to protect BitMEX from external and internal threats. They will provide an orderly, rapid and effective response to security incidents, including but not limited to intrusions, insider threats and abuse. D&R Engineers are responsible for designing, building and implementing tools that aid in these functions.


  • Support a global on-call rotation for incident triage & response
  • Proactively Identify and respond to emerging security threats
  • Develop tools that aid in the detection, mitigation or response to security threats
  • Assist in technical forensic investigations
  • Mentor and provide security guidance to various organizations throughout the company
  • Define and refine security response policies and processes
  • Support 24/7 global on-call rotation that is in line with our incident response process
  • Develop tools & processes that enable efficient detection and response to intrusions, insider threats, and abuse
  • Identify and create strategies that mitigate emerging security threats to the company

Required skills and qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in digital forensics and incident response
  • Understanding of emerging adversary tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in forensic analysis with tools such as volatility or sleuthkit
  • Strong Amazon Web Services, and general Cloud infrastructure security skills
  • Knowledge with HIDS/NIDS tools such as osquery, or zeek (formally bro)
  • Software development skills in languages such as Python, Golang, Ruby, C, C++, or similar
  • Malware analysis & reverse engineering
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