Security & Detections Engineer

4 weeks ago
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R- Regular
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time


Discover Trend … Since 1988, Trend Micro has been an internet security pioneer tackling an expanding threat landscape. When you join Trend, you join a unique global family with more than 25 years of history, marked by an entrepreneurial spirit and vision that has assured our products are always on the cutting edge in a very competitive field.  Here in Ottawa, the company has a growing office, a great culture and a willingness to give back to our community.


Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada or United States


Your role:  At Trend we are continuing to integrate multiple data sources into searchable repositories to help combat cybersecurity threats at all levels.   Your job at Trend will be focused on building advanced and innovative detection mechanisms for attacker techniques tactics and procedures (TTPs), developing systems to automate orchestration and remediation, building threat triage workflows, converting network and system forensics into detections, and malware behavioral analysis. We are looking for a motivated security engineer to help us develop and deploy solutions at cloud scale as part of Trend’s next generation security portfolio.   


As a Security & Detections Engineer you will …

  • Work with the Data Science team to transform attacker TTPs into viable, low false-positive behavioral and signature detections
  • Research, discover, and implement new and innovative ways to detect internal/external threats
  • Run a lab environment, conduct testing, analyze security data, and validate detections
  • Work with the Development teams to design and support our security products and platforms

As a Security & Detections Engineer you have …

  • 5+ years of hands on analytical experience in a SOC/CIRT
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of security and IT infrastructure logs
  • Understanding of platforms used for incident response (SIEM, IPS, Forensics, etc.)
  • Experience scripting in Python
  • Experience with general purpose SOC/CIRT tools (APIs, Linux, sandboxes, labs, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience conducting Root Cause Analysis through forensics/logs
  • Education: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree (or equivalent experience in SOC/CIRT)

Skills that would set you apart from other applicants …

  • Experience with malware reverse engineering
  • Threat Hunting experience
  • Strong self-motivation, passion, and ability to work independently
  • Custom tool development
  • Some familiarity with Data Science

About Trend Micro Ottawa

The R&D teams at Trend comprised of highly effective small teams that take ownership for various areas of our product and services. The teams work hard innovating to make the best software we can. The atmosphere is relaxed, fun, and we strongly value work/life balance and continued learning. A few specifics:

  • Collaborative workspaces with unique and spacious lounge areas
  • Flexible hours
  • Opportunities to pursue training, industry events and conferences
  • Opportunities to attend events at Canadian Tire Center in our corporate box
  • Global company, global opportunities
  • Frequent team activities, project celebrations, and knowledge sharing
  • Foosball, ping pong, etc.
  • Regular pizza lunches
  • Free espresso, coffee, and tea
  • Cheap snacks and sodas

Trend Micro welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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