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Senior Security Engineer

ExtraHop Networks – SEATTLE, WA, United States - Published On 3/6/19


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.

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 5+ 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.
Experience standing up systems using Linux containers, Docker, Puppet, Chef, etc
An understanding of how attackers breach networks
About ExtraHop
At ExtraHop, we create great products because we give talented employees the freedom to be intellectually curious and creative. We seek a diversity of perspectives and foster employee quirkiness and spunk to help drive innovation. Every ExtraHop employee knows that we’re all in this together and that work is an important part of life so it should be fun. A sense of humor is required here, seriously!

We are the global leader with a novel approach to Security and IT Operational Analytics. Our market opportunity is greater than $20B and our solutions span all industries. Pretty neat, huh? If you want to join a fun team that produces award-winning products that provide tremendous business value and delight customers, then ExtraHop is the company for you!

Founded by engineers, ExtraHop is a Seattle-based technology company that delivers elegant solutions for the tech industry’s most challenging problems.

As a privately held fast-growing technology leader in the $20B IT operations management space, ExtraHop Networks is positioned to be the next great systems company. We are known as innovators who take a smart, creative approach to solving problems. Our ExtraHop team and product line have received many awards, including wins in multiple categories of Best of Interop, a Gold Medal prize in Puget Sound Business Journal’s annual list of Washington’s Best Workplaces, and several Gold Stevie American Business Awards.

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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