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Threat Hunter


This is a Contract position in Grass Valley, CA posted April 20, 2020.

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission – to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

The CrowdStrike OverWatch Advanced Threat Analysis (ATA) team is seeking a motivated professional with technical skills to analyze intrusions, detections and campaigns. The ATA team is focused on improving detection capability and efficiency for the Falcon Host platform through tactical analysis of ongoing attacks by criminal actors and malware campaigns impacting our customer base. If you are proficient in either network/host-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics or cyber threat intelligence, and you want to gain real-world experience in dealing with advanced threat actors (be they nation-state, criminal, hacktivist or other), we have a role for you!

The role will be in a cutting-edge threat-hunting team regularly facing off against sophisticated threat actors. We would like to hear from you if:

  • You are proficient in English both written and spoken;
  • You can demonstrate experience in conventional networkhost-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics or handling malware.
  • You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open source intelligence or industry reporting.
  • You have knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python.
  • You have a good understanding of Microsoft Windows administrative tools.
  • You are looking for a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging role in an unconventional team environment.
  • You are capable and comfortable communicating actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders.

Bonus points awarded for:

  • Knowledge of operating systems other than Windows (Unix, Mac);
  • Experience in a security operations center or similar environment tracking threat actors or responding to incidents;
  •  Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields
  •  Published research papers at conferences or through other mediums (blogs, articles);
  •  You have a good understanding of current and emerging threats and ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research;
  • You can demonstrate experience in conventional networkhost-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics or malware handling.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or comparable work experience.
  • Ability to convey complex or difficult technical concepts to audiences with varying levels of technical ability.


Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan 
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.