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Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, New York City, Dublin, Remote    Posted: Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly & will continue to be after the pandemic.

The Reddit Security team is rapidly developing, & this is an opportunity to get in & have an outsized impact on a highly skilled & motivated team. We look for humble experts with a relentlessly resourceful & entrepreneurial can do view of security. We want to deliver facts & not FUD to the business to enable Reddit to manage risk more effectively. Culture is important to us & a learning & developing mentality is vital regardless of the work assigned. 

This position will have an opportunity of building a successful SOC program to ensure Reddit has 24/7 Security Operations coverage.  This position is responsible for leading the SOC, engaging with service stakeholders, providing guidance on executing runbooks, coordinating incident response activities, while creating a roadmap to improve Operational Metrics, & SOC capabilities, including investigations & remediations.  The role is able to identify coverage gaps & create design documentation for recommendations to allow the team to understand the vision. Participate & be key security representative in Reddits Incident Commander program. 

For the right candidate, we are open to a managerial role.

This is a critical position & provides exciting opportunities to protect the sixth largest website in the world & 430M Monthly Active Users. This is an exciting time to join Reddit as the company is planning to grow to 1B revenue & on path to an IPO.

 What You'll Do:

  • Shape the vision & blueprint/design for SOC program
  • Standardize & streamline cybersecurity incident response & remediation processes
  • Grow & mentor a team of security analysts 
  • Build relationships with vendors in various areas like threat intelligence, SOAR, Forensic analysis, etc.
  • Drive the team strategy & identity tooling gaps for Threat Hunting, DLP, & UEBA, insider threats, investigations & remediations, usage of SOAR technologies
  • Battle test Security Operations tooling & strive for continual improvement & validation of security controls
  • Develop & improve infosec incident response playbooks
  • Establish, collect & communicate Security Operations metrics & develop plans to improve them

What We Can Expect From You:

  • (Preferred) Experience leading a SOC & growing a team of security analysts
  • 5+ years of Security Operations experience
  • 3+ years of past security/software engineering experience
  • Experience obtaining Security Operations Metrics (MTTD/MTTR)
  • Experience in red vs. blue team wargames, usage of MITRE ATT&CK framework for incident simulations, & tabletop exercises 
  • Experience with advanced technologies like SOAR or UEBA
  • Provide input on telemetry needed for detecting threats
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives in explaining security topics clearly & where necessary, in layperson's terms
  • Familiarity with public cloud (AWS, GCP) 

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Quarterly Dependent Care or Pet Care Stipend
  • Family Expansion Benefits
  • 4 Months Parental Leave with Flexible Return-To-Work Programming
  • Professional & Personal Development Stipends
  • Unlimited Vacation, Annual Travel Stipend, & 10 Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Wellness Classes & Wellness Stipend
  • 401k Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Monthly Commuter Stipend
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Paid Volunteer Days, plus Reddit For Good Volunteer Opportunities

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