Senior Threat Researcher TD&R

  • Location:
    Prague, Stredocesky, Czech Republic
  • Area of Interest
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Security, Software Development, Testing
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What You'll Do

You will help to identify, analyze, and classify potential threats and malicious activity using the power of Cisco Cognitive Intelligence machine learning capabilities. You will help design new ways of identifying and tracking down threat actors mostly (but not only) on network data. You will be collaborating with highly skilled machine learning experts, and security community and in close touch with our customers. You will participate in publishing security blogs and reports, and you will help measuring and improving efficacy of our detections. 

Who You’ll Work With

We are a team originating from 5 former startups. We keep an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco but we benefit from Cisco expertise and the position in the security market. 

We are developing complex systems for network cyber threats detection and cross domain detections using Machine learning and Artificial intelligence. We analyze network traffic, endpoint, and email of many millions of the devices all over the world to detect suspicious behavior. We contribute our technology to several Cisco security products. The local Threat Research Team works closely with R&D to propagate threat research to the products. We build and maintain the core threat intelligence.

Who You Are

We are looking for a senior threat researcher to join our threat research team. We look for an expert with the ability to potentially lead the threat research, formulate the strategy and priorities based on deep domain knowledge.

Minimum qualifications for the role:

  • MSc with solid relevant experience
  • Fluent English
  • Threat hunting skills, experience in writing detection rules, OSINT and MITRE ATT&CK, Diamond Model, Cyber Kill Chain
  • Experience with workflow automation through scripting
  • Experience with threat intelligence platforms e. g. MISP, OpenIOC, ThreatQ
  • Knowledge of the current threat landscape, and the goals and methods of current malicious actors
  • Solid knowledge of network security, network traffic analysis, and threat intelligence
  • Understanding of core networking protocols (DNS, TLS, HTTP, etc.)
  • Capability to formulate, explain, and present arguments. Proactive end to end problem solving and team player approach.

Desired Skills:

  • Team leading skills, systematic and patient attitude
  • Previous experience on threat intelligence production

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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