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Security Engineer, Detection & Response Team

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

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 Security Engineer with experience performing detection, incident response, security engineering, and maintaining operationally excellent systems. 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, cloud and network security, and detection and response capabilities. Within our team are many opportunities to apply your prior experience and vision to improve Dropbox’s detection and response program!

Many teams at Dropbox run Services with on-call rotations, which entails being available for calls during both core and non-core business hours. If a team has an on-call rotation, all engineers on the team are expected to participate in the rotation as part of their employment. Applicants are encouraged to ask for more details of the rotations to which the applicant is applying.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, apply, and refine detection and incident response playbooks
  • Perform on-call duties triaging detection and incident response events
  • Analyze and correlate data from disparate sources
  • 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

Requirements

  • Direct experience with operational teamwork or as a security incident first responder
  • Experience improving operational teams capabilities/KPIs
  • Experience influencing strategy and/or changes across org and partner teams
  • Knowledge of operating systems, file systems, or memory on macOS, Linux, Windows, or iOS/Android.
  • Practical experience with attacker tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Experience and knowledge across multiple security domains, but with expertise in two or more of the following domains: detection engineering, digital forensics, incident response, threat hunting, threat intelligence, threat hunting, or malware analysis.
  • Experience performing Live response or digital forensics using disk and memory forensic artefacts on operating systems such as Windows, *nix (macOS, Linux), ChromeOS, Android, iOS etc 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent technical experience
  • 4+ years experience as a security engineer in related domains
  • Coding or scripting proficiency in one or more languages
  • Experience writing and reading Structured Query Language (SQL)
 
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).
 

Benefits

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*
  • Retirement Savings through a defined contribution pension or savings plan**
  • Dropbox provides a Flexible PTO Policy in addition to your statutory holidays allowing you to unplug, unwind, and refresh
  • Dropbox also provides exclusive additional paid time off for all FTE employees across the Globe, in addition to any relevant statutory holidays
  • Protection Plans including Life and Disability Insurance*
  • A 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, Fertility Benefits, Adoptions and Surrogacy support, and Lactation support 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.
 
*Where group plans are not available, allowances are provided
**Benefit, amount, and type are dependent on geographical location, based upon applicable law or company policy

 

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).

Other open positions

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.