Security Analyst at craigslist -

Security Analyst at craigslist -


craigslist seeks a Security Analyst to:
  • participate in security incident management
  • monitor intrusion detection and prevention system logs
  • perform information systems auditing
  • manage and monitor desktop security technologies
  • help develop and implement infosec policies and compliance initiatives
  • draw from and contribute to various open source projects
  • help design tools to improve incident handling and security event processing
Successful candidates will be security generalists with impeccable judgment and discretion, excellent troubleshooting skills, deep understanding of network and information security issues, and solid experience in a few of the following areas:
  • risk management and compliance
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs)
  • open source intelligence and systems for sharing threat intelligence
  • Linux command line tools
  • common network protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP)
  • regular expressions
  • scripting and/or programming experience
  • HTML, JavaScript, and web-related technologies and frameworks
The ideal candidate:
  • self-motivated and highly productive
  • a data-driven problem solver
  • passionate about helping (and delighting) end users
  • loves learning and teaching others
  • passion for automation
  • makes teammates better
  • resourceful and adaptable
  • communicates effectively
  • empathetic and self-aware
  • loves craigslist
craigslist offers:
  • an unusually philanthropic company mission and philosophy
  • a small team (~50) of fun-loving, smart, interesting, idealistic people
  • non-garden-variety tech challenges at billion-page-view-per-day scale
  • a tech nirvana, free from VCs, MBAs, sales, marketing, biz dev, or pivoting
  • big company stability and benefits -- w/o the dysfunction and despair
  • competitive market rates for you -- free classifieds for humanity
craigslist benefits include:
  • 100% paid (including eligible dependents) health and dental insurance
  • craigslist-provided health reimbursement account ($4K-$10K)
  • 3-to-1 match on employee charitable donations (up to 10% of salary)
  • 401(k) matching program (up to 6% of salary), with immediate vesting
  • 4 weeks paid time off; 10 paid holidays
  • paid parental leave
  • commuting stipend (up to $255/month)
  • wellness stipend (up to $150/month); weekly in-office yoga
  • mobile phone and at-home internet stipend (up to $250/month)
  • bike-friendly culture, in-office bicycle parking
  • healthy (vegan, vegetarian, omnivore) breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily
  • SF HQ - 25' ceilings, all natural light, adjustable height desks, CoffeeBot 9000
Please note: This position is based in craigslist's San Francisco office. Relocation expenses will be reimbursed. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

To apply, please reply with a plain text resume, a cover email which includes a summary of your security and technical strengths, and SECURITY ANALYST in the subject line. No attachments, please.

craigslist is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information, marital/domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer, genetic characteristics, or AIDS/HIV), mental/physical disability, national origin or ancestry (including language use and holding a driver's license granted under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), race and color, religion, creed, gender (including actual/perceived gender identity, expression, or transition, and transgender or gender non-conforming status), sexual orientation, weight, height, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.