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Contract Security Engineer

at ExtraHop

Posted: 8/25/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: oItSafwX
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

The ExtraHop platform is a novel approach to processing vast amounts of wire data in real-time. Want to join a collaborative team that builds solutions which provide deep performance insights, behavioral security analyses, and drive business analytics? Keep reading.

Do you like securing complex networks? ExtraHop Networks is seeking an expert in networking and attack tools to research security threats. We collect massive amounts of network data and are looking for novel, effective ways to detect malware on the wire. We are seeking an engineer who can research malware; how it operates on the network and specific behaviors. You must have an understanding of the attack lifecycle, but a deep desire to be a white hat and stop attackers before they can do damage.

We have a global and diverse user base—we believe in actively investing in a diverse engineering organization. We are seeking technically-qualified people from all backgrounds, who offer dynamic perspectives, influences, and experiences. Are you as passionate as we are about positive culture and amazing technology? If you are, we can't wait to chat with you.

Are you looking to make an impact? Do you love seeing your work implemented and hearing how your contributions have made a difference? ExtraHop offers an exciting, high energy, and versatile environment in which people are encouraged and supported to collaborate on industry-leading technology while they develop and enrich their individual growth. And we're doing it with creativity, intellectual curiosity, and a sense of humor (it's required here, seriously).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Setup network equipment to build a scalable, secure and sustainable malware research system
  • Understand and be able to run network attack tools
  • Work with other engineers to categorize specific network behavior of malware
  • Work with a collaborative, dedicated and seasoned team of engineers
  • Understand network protocols
  • Spread your security subject matter expertise through the organization
  • Install, run, and benchmark emerging products and tools in a lab environment to provide product development and product management strategic data

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience or equivalent experience in computer science, engineering, or information technology
  • Experience in a Unix-based environment
  • Solid knowledge of Linux toolchain, Python, JavaScript, and shell scripting
  • Knowledge of building scalable and high-performance systems
  • Understanding of various product-development life cycles

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Solid understanding of the OSI model and excellent working knowledge of the key protocols from Layer 2 through Layer 7 including ARP, IP, TCP, UDP, and HTTP
  • TCP/IP networking.
  • Experience using Linux networking tools such as tcpdump, tcpreplay, pcap tools, apache bench, etc.
  • Experience using and managing virtual infrastructure for VMware, Hyper-V, Xen, and KVM.
  • An understanding of how attackers breach networks

About ExtraHop

ExtraHop is an enterprise cyber analytics and performance monitoring company helping the world’s leading organizations understand and secure their entire environment from core to edge to cloud. Our breakthrough approach to analytics and machine learning helps our customers investigate threats, ensure the delivery of critical applications, and secure their investme

nt in the cloud, resulting in 95% faster threat detection and reducing unplanned downtime by 86% while providing the best possible customer experience.

ExtraHop is recognized by leading organizations for both its innovation in the market and its commitment to building a world-class team. We’ve been named to Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies list for the last four years, and JMP Securities put ExtraHop on its 2018 Super 70 List as one of the most strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity industry. Credit Suisse recognized ExtraHop as a member of its inaugural Disruptive Technology Recognition Program, and SC Media named ExtraHop a 2019 Industry Innovator for enterprise network traffic analysis.

With well over $100 million in bookings in 2018, and 10x growth in security, the opportunity with ExtraHop has never been greater. Are you ready to rise above the noise?

ExtraHop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law

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