Security Engineer at ExtraHop

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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 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

ExtraHop is an enterprise cyber analytics and performance monitoring company helping the world’s leading organizations understand and secure their entire environment from core to edge to cloud. Our breakthrough approach to analytics and machine learning helps our customers investigate threats, ensure the delivery of critical applications, and secure their investment in the cloud, resulting in 95% faster threat detection and reducing unplanned downtime by 86% while providing the best possible customer experience.

ExtraHop is recognized by leading organizations for both its innovation in the market and its commitment to building a world-class team. We’ve been named to Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies list for the last four years, and JMP Securities put ExtraHop on its 2018 Super 70 List as one of the most strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity industry. Credit Suisse recognized ExtraHop as a member of its inaugural Disruptive Technology Recognition Program, and SC Media named ExtraHop a 2019 Industry Innovator for enterprise network traffic analysis.

With well over $100 million in bookings in 2018, and 10x growth in security, the opportunity with ExtraHop has never been greater. Are you ready to rise above the noise?

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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ExtraHop is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, with easy access to transportation, restaurants, retail, entertainment and stunning views.

An Insider's view of ExtraHop

How does your team reward individual success?

To us, success means not only accomplishments but also learning. We widely proclaim mistakes we've made and how to avoid them, & celebrate the large ones with a trophy we’ve all proudly displayed on our desk at one time or another. Innovation and creativity - two things we hold in high regard at ExtraHop - are stifled in environments based on fear.

Bri Hatch

IT

What projects are you most excited about?

We have such an amazing opportunity right now in the security market. Everyday I am challenged and excited about the solutions we are able to offer our customers to detect breaches having the best visibility to their network, or cloud environment to know what is going on.

Shwetha

R&D

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started here 7 years ago, as a department of 1. Now I lead 2 functions and have grown the team exponentially, including global expansions. This was possible because we have leaders that believe in us and are willing to coach and mentor us. I have learned from the best and try to offer that to my team every day.

Beth

Accounting

What are ExtraHop Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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