Threat Intelligence Researcher

Tel Aviv | Threat Research

Come join the company that is reinventing cloud security and empowering businesses to thrive in the cloud. As the fastest-growing startup ever, Wiz is on a mission to help organizations secure cloud environments that will accelerate their businesses. Trusted by security teams all over the world, we have a proven track record of success and a culture that values world-class talent.  

Our Wizards from over 13 countries work together to protect the infrastructure of our hundreds of customers, including over 40% of the Fortune 100, who trust us to scan and secure over 230 billion files daily. We’re the leading player in a massive and growing market, but it’s still early enough for you to make a significant impact. At Wiz, you’ll have the freedom to think creatively, dream big, and use your full range of skills to contribute to our record growth. Come join our team and help us create secure cloud environments that allow the best companies to move faster. 

SUMMARY

We're looking for an experienced Threat Intelligence Researcher to join our team and track cyber threat activity targeting our customers' cloud environments. Check out our recent blog post to learn more about some of our work in this area: Introducing the Cloud Threat Landscape, a new TI resource for cloud defenders

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Track cyber threat activity targeting cloud environments
  • Build and maintain profiles of state-sponsored or financially motivated cyber threat actors
  • Track private and public threat intelligence feeds and sources
  • Investigate threats to customer environments based on analysis of product telemetry
  • Correlate and cross-reference intelligence from multiple sources to build a deeper understanding of threat activity
  • Work with the product and sales teams to provide security insights to customers and support decision-makers
  • Operationalize your knowledge to help build detections for emerging threats
  • Produce various forms of analytic reports describing threat activity and security incidents impacting customer environments
  • Publish your insights about the cloud threat landscape with the wider security community

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • 5+ years experience in cyber security analysis or threat analysis
  • Understanding of core cybersecurity topics related to OS, networking, or cloud
  • Strong grasp of threat intelligence frameworks and tools, as well as cyber-attack lifecycles
  • High familiarity with state-sponsored and/or cybercrime threat actors
  • Proficiency in log analysis (KQL, Splunk, ElasticSearch, or similar)
  • Proficiency with scripting languages (Python, Rego, R, MATLAB or similar)
  • Writing skills
  • Application of analytic techniques to complex problems
  • An independent self-learner
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

ADVANTAGE

  • Experience with threat detection rule formats (YARA, SIGMA, Snort, etc.)
  • Data analysis experience (SQL)

 

If your experience is close but doesn’t fulfill all requirements, please apply. Wiz is on a mission to build a special company. To achieve our goal, we are focused on hiring Wizards with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

Wiz is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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