The Security Engineer serves as a core member of the Threat X Security Operations Center team. Applying candidates should have a track record of participating in team-oriented culture while owning and driving accountability. This role provides a tremendous opportunity to be at the forefront of Web Application Security, identifying new threats and making a positive impact on our customers.
Working directly with the CISO, CTO and other members of the SOC team, the position’s primary role is to support a growing customer base by identifying threats, performing security event investigations, producing incident responses and managing SOC incident cases.
Perform monitoring of our Threat X Web Application Firewall
Perform deep threat analysis to improve application performance and identify new threats.
Direct communication with customers, including onboarding, issue management, and incident response.
Perform troubleshooting and problem resolution for our product and service
Conduct incident investigations, incident notifications, case tracking/management and recovery actions
Must have a strong work ethic and internal drive to thrive in our comfortable, yet unstructured environment
Build rapport and develop trust with Threat-X leadership and development staff
Will be required to be on-call on a rotating basis, including outside of business hours.
Qualifications - Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
3 + years of experience in Information Security and/or Networking
Strong knowledge of Web application functionality (GET/POST/User-agents, etc..)
Understanding of OWASP categories: XSS, CRSF, SQLi, Dir Traversal, etc..
Knowledge of DevOps, including Docker/Containerization
Shell and automation scripting experience (Bash, Python, etc.)
Knowledge of networks and Windows/UNIX/Linux operation systems
Knowledge of host security
Knowledge on perimeter security (IDS/IPS, Firewall, Anti-Virus, WAF)
Drive to succeed in a rapidly growing company
About Threat X:
Threat X is challenging the current standards of web application protection, which have left many organizations exposed and at risk. Threat X's SaaS-based Web Application Firewall and managed service solution helps organizations minimize the risk associated with web, cloud, and legacy apps, APIs, and microservices within hybrid cloud environments. Using progressive profiling to monitor attacker behavior in real time, Threat X moves beyond static signatures and arms cybersecurity teams with complete visibility into threats, attack vectors, and targeted application vulnerabilities. These insights enable teams to reduce false positives and prevent legitimate traffic from being blocked.