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Threat Response Engineer



Lending Club



San Francisco, CA, US


About the Role




What You'll Do


Lending Club is looking for a Threat Response Engineer to help assist in detecting and responding to external and internal threats. The senior position will be a key position driving best practices and growing the knowledge base of the Threat Response Team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to play a critical role in defining the threat landscape and necessary detection and response capabilities to contain it. The role will be responsible for ensuring the day to day security incidents are investigated, contained and remediated in a timely manner.
As a critical role to Lending Club’s overall security strategy the candidate should have a strong background in incident response and the respective tools of the trade. We are looking for people who have extensive knowledge of SIEM event analysis and correlation to increase the accuracy and actionability of alerts. The candidate will have worked with or for a Security Operations Center and be familiar with IR best practices at the enterprise level. 
The candidate should have technical proficiency across multiple technologies, TCP/IP, HIDs, NIDS, *nix, Windows, etc. They will also have experience writing scripts to automate alerts, data enrichment and response orchestration. The role requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidate should feel comfortable presenting to all levels of the business. 
The Sr. Threat Response Senior Engineer will report directly to the Director of Threat Intelligence and Response Engineering and be responsible for driving incident response policies, procedures, and technologies.



About You


Highly-determined and self-motivated individual, who loves learning new things.

3-5 years’ experience in security incident response (IR) or SysOps / DevOps / SecOps.

Proficient in working with Splunk or other SIEM.

Windows systems administration experience in medium to large enterprise corporate environments.

Incident Response experience across cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.) and data center environments.

Familiarity configuration and tuning of security controls (e.g. SSO, EPP, DLP, etc.).

Deep understanding of technology and security requirements for complex enterprise systems across campus, cloud and data center environments.

Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and conflicting priorities.

Strong ethics and understanding of ethics in information security.

Excellent project management skills.

Excellent communication skills in English.

B.S. Computer Science or similar combination of education and experience.

Experience building tools and/or processes to reliably identify security issues such as access violations, malware, data exfiltration, etc.

LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system​.

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