Security Detection And Response Engineer

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA USA
  • Date Posted: August 24, 2021

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    Security Detection and Response Engineer

    FPG Cyber is currently recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client, a world leading SaaS/ IoT provider, for a Senior Security Detection and Response Engineer, to work at our client’s state-of-the-art San Mateo offices. Due to an exceptional year, our client is now growing rapidly, looking to scale up at a rapid pace. They are an innovative security provider, looking to modernize the world of enterprise-level building Security. This is a fantastic opportunity to excel in your career, for someone who wants autonomy in their next role with the opportunity to make a lasting impact & build a legacy!

    The Role
    The successful candidate will work very closely with the CISO, as well as their Security Engineering & Development teams, ensuring that the software is being built securely and protecting both the users and their systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in programming and still be able to hold their own in a complex engineering environment.

    It will be your role to ensure implementation & continuous improvement of the application security framework to harden online services and prevent attacks. The care that they are putting into building their system, embodies their values as people & as a company.


    – Design, build, run & improve their Security Monitoring, Detection & Incident Response Infrastructure
    – Onboard new systems and services to their SIEM
    – Tune IR alerts to maintain high a signal
    – Automate Data enrichment & IR workflows
    – Simplify Incident Response processes & tabletop trainings
    – Work with the CISO & security teams to cultivate & widen their entire security programmes
    – Share your Cyber Security knowledge, skills & experience with others both internally & externally, via Security Conferences, Client Consultants & blogs


    – BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
    – Solid knowledge of AWS, GCP or any other cloud service provider
    – 5+ years of experience as a Snr Security Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, or Security Software Engineer
    – Knowledge of Security weaknesses, attacks, exploits and mitigations
    – Enthusiasm & passion for learning about new Cyber Security products, features, and strategies
    – Coding Ability – The ideal candidate needs able to prove a strong background in programming.
    – Knowledge & Experience with most of the following: SIEM, SOAR, AWS security tools (GuardDuty, AWS Config, CloudTrail) Terraform, Kubernetes, Containers, and OSquery
    – Excellent collaborative skills, great written & verbal communication

    Start date is = immediate (notice period accepted for the right candidates) please forward your resumes to: Tom Layzell at FPG Cyber (202) 972 4320)