Sr. Researcher, Tactical Intelligence

| Austin

About CrowdStrike

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

About the Role

The CrowdStrike OverWatch Outreach Organization is seeking a motivated cyber security professional with strong technical and communications skills to demonstrate technical thought leadership to CrowdStrike customers and the broader Cyber Security community through the development, curation and dissemination of actionable intelligence and threat landscape insights visible through Falcon Telemetry.

This role will be focused on communicating detection capability and efficiency for the Falcon Endpoint platform through tactical analysis of ongoing attacks by criminal and nation state actors impacting our customer base. If you are proficient in network/host-based intrusion analysis, threat hunting, digital forensics, incident response, or cyber threat intelligence, and you want to gain real-world experience in dealing with advanced threat actors (be they nation-state, criminal, hacktivist or other), we have a role for you!

The role will be in a cutting-edge position to work with our threat-hunting and security response teams regularly facing off against sophisticated threat actors. We would like to hear from you if:

  • Prior experience in the threat hunting, incident response or cyber threat intelligence fields
  • You have a strong understanding of current and emerging threats and ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research and threat hunting concepts and methodologies;
  • You can demonstrate experience in conventional network\host-based intrusion analysis, threat hunting, digital forensics or malware handling.
  • You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open source intelligence or industry reporting.
  • You are looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging role in an unconventional team environment.
  • You are capable and comfortable communicating actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders.
  • You have built and led small teams or organizations with the express purpose of demonstrating improvement in the cyber security industry.
  • You have previously communicated or been published by presenting at conferences, forums and have demonstrated previous evidence of independent thought leadership in the cyber community through blogs and other written forms.
  • You are proficient in English both written and spoken.

Bonus points awarded for:

  • Knowledge of operating systems other than Windows (Unix, Mac);
  • You have knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python.
  • You have a good understanding of Microsoft Windows administrative tools.
  • Experience in a security operations center or similar environment tracking threat actors or responding to incidents;

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan 
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. 

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Fantastic downtown location walking distance to awesome restaurants and happy hour spots.

An Insider's view of CrowdStrike

What's something quirky about your company?

Our mascot is a falcon so the SDR team puts falcon in front of activities - for example when we do team stretches when everyone needs to get up from their chair and take a break we call it Falcon Stretch

Jessica

SDR Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

CrowdStrike does an awesome job at promoting from within. I started as an SDR a little of a year ago and am now an SDR Manager! When departments are looking for new hires the SDR org is the first place they look for internal promotions.

Jessica

SDR Manager

What are CrowdStrike Perks + Benefits

CrowdStrike Benefits Overview

We offer flex schedules, a comprehensive benefits package, health and wellness programs, fully stocked company pantry, company and team events, and commuter benefits. We also offer our people the chance to work on passion projects and innovation during our annual “Think Week” as well as peer recognition and reward programs like Team Bravo award for cross-functional collaboration and Hero award for those who embody our core values and live our culture.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
RSU's are available as part of employee compensation.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CrowdStrike provides 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks leave for the secondary care giver.
Flexible Work Schedule
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We sponsor company-wide bring your child to work days as well as company events where family is encouraged to attend.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
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