Blue Team Engineer

Website Kraken

Kraken is seeking a cyber security engineer to join our Blue Team. The team operates to detect, investigate and respond to security events and attacks against the Kraken digital asset exchange. This position reports to the Blue Team manager and is a member of the global security team working to secure one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. As a Blue Team Engineer you will design, deploy and maintain security tooling and infrastructure for the team using cutting-edge technologies as well as develop new detections that keeps us at pace with the latest threats and attacker techniques.


    • Active participant in the 24/7 Blue Team operation.
    • Take ownership of the team’s infrastructure making sure it is up to date and operating as expected.
    • Be involved in the evaluation and design of new tools.
    • On-board security log data and tune the SIEM platform.
    • Extend functionality of tools by deploying API integrations and automation tasks.
    • Develop detection strategies and deploy alerting to identify malicious activity.
    • Assist with the team’s main responsibilities by contributing during triage and incident response.
    • Participate in and lead training activities, working groups and knowledge sharing with other members in the team.


    • Proven experience as an engineer working with cyber security related infrastructure and tooling.
    • Experience implementing and/or operating a SIEM.
    • Background in engineering disciplines such as, DevOps, cloud technologies, infrastructure as code, CI/CD, API integrations.
    • Experience with scripting languages, data processing and task automation.
    • Understanding of the cyber threat landscape and adversary tactics is an advantage.
    • Good documentation and communication skills.
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