Blue Team Analyst - EMEA




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges in the world. 



We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 



Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 



Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!



This role is remote, but we are seeking candidates in the Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) region.



Kraken is seeking a cyber security analyst to join our Blue Team. The team operates to detect, investigate and respond to security events and attacks against the Kraken digital asset exchange. This position reports to the Blue Team manager and is a member of the global security team working to secure one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. The individual we are seeking has previous experience in the triage and in-depth analysis of security events as well as knowledge around developing new detections that keeps us at pace with the latest threats and attacker techniques.



Responsibilities



    • Active participant in the 24/7 Blue Team operation.

    • Provide monitoring, triage and analysis of security events.

    • Act as incident responder for potential incidents identified.

    • Perform forensic analysis and gather evidence.

    • Develop detection strategies and deploy alerting to identify malicious activity.

    • Define and mature Blue Team playbooks of operational response to cyber threats.

    • Perform threat hunting for sophisticated, advanced threats.

    • Participate in and lead training activities, working groups and knowledge sharing with other members in the team.




Requirements



    • Proven experience as an analyst working with security event triage and incident management workflows.

    • Strong background in security disciplines such as, Detection Engineering, Incident Response, Threat hunting or Digital forensics.

    • Experience with monitoring and managing threat detection systems, threat intelligence platforms, SIEM and security devices.

    • In-depth understanding of the cyber threat landscape and advanced adversary tactics.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.




We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.



Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  



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