Detection & Response Engineer

Posted 21 June 2021
LocationSan Francisco
DisciplineCyber Security
Contact NameSpencer Adams

Job description


As a Detection and Response Engineer at Benchling you’ll be joining a team responsible for building a best-in-class security program from the ground up. Our focus is on providing value to the organization by emphasizing real world security and embracing automation to keep up with the company as we experience hypergrowth. We’re looking for engineers who are excited to apply their expertise to our mission of securing some of society's most sensitive data.


  • Investigating security events across the organization using your experience and knowledge in multiple security domains (log analysis, digital forensics, or malware analysis).

  • Creating, deploying and maintaining high signal threat detections based on your understanding of threat actor TTPs.

  • Architecting a highly scalable incident response process by developing, applying and refining automation for steps of the Incident Response life cycle

  • Coordinating cross functional incident response during security incidents, assisting partner teams during non-security incidents

  • Researching new detection mechanisms for attack vectors and techniques relevant to our space and presenting findings to both internal and external audiences.

  • Evaluating external tooling, developing new automation and tooling.

  • Helping to rapidly scale our team. As a member of the security team, you'll be an integral part of how we mature our own tooling, best practices, engineering processes, and hiring.