Blue Team Engineer

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.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

The Blue Team Engineer will take lead in the build out and maintenance of the Blue Team infrastructure as well as help develop new detections that keeps us at pace with the latest threats and attacker techniques.  This position reports to our Blue Team leader and is a member of the 24x7 security team responsible for triaging and escalating security events across the Kraken digital asset exchange.


    • Experience as an engineer working with security tooling traditionally found in a SOC (Security Operations Centre).

    • Proven record of infrastructure design, creating mature maintenance workflows and documenting backup/restore procedures.

    • Understanding of detection and alerting technologies, their benefits and trade-off considerations.

    • Previous experience of managing SIEM products is a plus

    • Knowledge of scripting and query languages used to develop detection signatures is a plus

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.

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