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Abuse Engineer - Sydney

Proofpoint
Sydney, NSW
2 days ago: Proofpoint

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Abuse Engineer - Sydney
Location:Sydney, Australia
Description
Company Overview
At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
+ Build and enhance our proven security platform
+ Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
+ Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
+ Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
The Role
We are looking for an intelligent, passionate person to join our Security Operations Center (SOC) team in Sydney, Australia. The SOC is responsible for the day-to-day accuracy of our products, monitoring customer data for new threats and reacting quickly when such threats occur. The team uses a follow the sun model and works closely with the Engineering, Support and Technical Services teams who highly value a close working relationship with the SOC. As a member of this team you will be working with some of the largest Internet Service Providers and Mobile Operators to ensure the highest level of threat detection, analysis and high- quality response.
Your day-to-day
+ Participating in the monitoring and adjustment of detection systems for new threats and use best practices to ensure these threats are stopped quickly
+ Work closely with our Engineering, Support and Technical Services teams to provide customers with a multipronged approach to accuracy
+ Document threats and trends for internal and external communication
+ Provide support for users submitting CSI remediation requests
What you bring to the team
+ BS Degree in CS, or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience in computer science, mathematics, security, malware analysis or related fields.
+ A minimum of 3 years’ experience within the anti-abuse, threat or other security research fields
+ Good understanding of the Internet and how malicious actors use available resources
+ Working knowledge of regular expressions and shell scripting
+ Knowledge of basic statistics and familiarity with data mining systems, including writing ad hoc queries for data mining and statistical analysis. Familiarity with SQL and SIEM (Splunk, Kibana) software is a plus.
+ Naturally curious person who is able to work with minimal guidance while collaborating across multiple departments within the company
+ Good communication. Comfortable conveying research via written reports and in person presentations.
+ Some experience in software development in a UNIX environment, using languages such as C/C++, Go, Python, Perl or Java is useful.
+ Malware analysis, reverse engineering, or automated analysis of malware is a plus
+ Understanding of operating systems and network protocols is also useful.
+ Technical experience with email, DNS and/or other messaging
Why Proofpoint
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
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Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
Abuse Engineer - SydneyLocation:Sydney, AustraliaDescriptionCompany OverviewAt Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:+ Build and enhance our proven security platform+ Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture+ Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel+ Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challengesWe are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a...

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