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Threat Detection Engineer II



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
The security organization at Uber is dedicated to enabling safe and secure innovation while protecting the communities we serve both online and in the physical world. Our teams are responsible for protecting both people and their data across intersections of the digital and physical world. The primary objective for Uber Engineering Security team is to enable the technical ambitions of the company while maintaining the highest standards of security and privacy for our customers and partners. As cybersecurity threats evolve, so do we. About The RoleWe are seeking a Threat Detection Engineer with technical depth, security intuition, and ambitious spirit to join our Threat Defense & Response team! You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to build innovative detection strategies and help develop a best-in-class threat detection program. You will help build a larger external threat detection community benefiting security defenders small and large globally. What You'll Do
  • Use big data and real-time streaming technologies to build and refine threat detections.
  • Build mechanisms that combine multiple detection signals to create higher fidelity threat detections.
  • Build and use data platforms and systems to enrich and enhance detection fidelity as well as drive for automated containment.
  • Support the Security Response and Investigation team in high impacting events.
  • Work cross functionally to perform proactive Threat Hunting and Purple Teaming.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of security logging for Linux, macOS, or Windows
  • 2+ years of experience building detection logic using security logs to detect malicious activity with high fidelity across a broad set of detection use cases.
  • In-depth knowledge of adversary capabilities, infrastructure, and techniques.
  • Experience with tools and techniques for analyzing large security datasets
  • Experience with at least one programming or scripting language (e.g., Python, Go, Java)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Elastic Stack as a security platform
  • Experience with Phantom SOAR
  • Experience with using Spark, SQL, Lucene, KQL, and Presto
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have a curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.For New York, NY-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $158,000 per year - $175,500 per year.For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $158,000 per year - $175,500 per year.For Seattle, WA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $158,000 per year - $175,500 per year.For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $158,000 per year - $175,500 per year.For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.