Sr. Security Researcher - Data Operations (Remote)

    • CrowdStrike
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


USD 95,000.00 - 155,000.00 per year
Full Time


Cloud computing
Cyber security
Attention to detail
Data Analysis
Unstructured data
Analytical skill
Software development
Data architecture
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud
Snow flake schema
Network security
Mandarin Chinese
Threat analysis
Computer science
Data Science
International relations
Open source
Professional development

Job Details

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We're looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

CrowdStrike is looking for a self-starting, responsible, detailed-oriented, and highly motivated Security Researcher to join our growing Counter Adversary Operations team. This position will require the candidate to collect, monitor and measure aspects of the cybercriminal underground and the impact to CrowdStrike customers and their users.

A successful candidate will be an operational security (OPSEC)-savvy, detail-oriented problem solver, and have substantial experience driving concurrent projects and issues to completion with minimal direction.

Highly qualified candidates will have an excellent technical foundation, especially related to data analysis, metrics and observability, integration with APIs and high-throughput data streams, and automation development. Candidates should have a proven track record of successfully planning and executing long-term research projects.

What You'll Do:
  • Drive the monitoring, analysis, and classification of collected underground data.
  • Develop specialized enhancements and tooling that boosts observability in our intelligence operations and enables cyber operator excellence.
  • Conduct proactive research into environments of intelligence interest, and develop novel techniques and methods for tracking them.
  • Employ secure operational tradecraft methods and practices.
  • Collaborate closely with multiple and diverse stakeholders of CrowdStrike's global Counter Adversary Operations team.

What You'll Need:
  • At least 2 years professional experience in cyber threat intelligence, open source intelligence, or data analytics.
  • Confidence in navigating large datasets of unique, unstructured data.
  • High proficiency in analytical tools such as SQL, R, Stata, Tableau, pandas (Python).
  • Proficient in Python programming, or in at least one general-purpose programming language such as JavaScript or Go.
  • Experience with data architecture and enablement platforms such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or Snowflake.
  • Familiarity with research approaches and experiment design, with a grounded understanding of scoping and executing long-term research projects.
  • Appreciation for CrowdStrike's mission and principled in the concepts of security, trust and safety, and privacy.
  • Understanding of technical terminology, tools, and tactics employed by state-backed and cybercriminal adversaries.
  • Comprehensive, practical knowledge of research collection tradecraft.

  • Experience in applied statistics, data science, and analytics development.
  • Familiar with network security concepts and protocols.
  • Practical foreign language experience (Russian, Mandarin, Spanish, Farsi, Mandarin, Arabic, French, and others).
  • Prior intelligence community or cyber threat intelligence background.

  • Undergraduate degree, or equivalent experience, in computer science, data science, intelligence studies, political science, or international relations.
  • Demonstrated engagement in the security community, academic research community, or open source software development.
  • Other technical security certifications or research background is a plus.



Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:
  • Remote-first culture
  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements
  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits
  • Physical and mental wellness programs
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact , for further assistance.

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CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $95,000 - $155,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate's salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.

Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:06-29-2024
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