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VMware Senior Threat Response Analyst - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than

350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era/A pioneer in the use of

virtualization and automation technologies. Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations

worldwide are committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by

living our values of passion, innovation, execution, collaboration, active learning and giving back. If

you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem

solve for tomorrow today.

This role resides in the VMware Security Business Unit, VMware Carbon Black, which is the leader

in cloud-native endpoint protection dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyber-attacks. The

VMware Carbon Black Cloud consolidates endpoint protection and IT operations into an endpoint

protection platform (EPP) that prevents advanced threats, provides actionable insight, and enables

businesses of all sizes to simplify operations.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

This person will play a critical role on the VMware Carbon Black Managed Detection team as a

security advisor, detection engineer, and product evangelist. The Principal Threat Response Analyst

(MDR) is responsible for supporting the team’s goals as a senior member of the team by building

and supporting the processes and tools required for endpoint security monitoring, security event

triage, and incident response for VMware Carbon Black customers, including automating processes,

responding to security incidents, improving VMware Carbon Black security efficacy and establishing

new detections. The ideal candidate will possess extensive offensive and defensive security

knowledge and skills which are needed to aid with technical understanding and credibility during

active security incidents, ensuring the success of VMware Carbon Black’s Managed Detection team.

This role will lead the innovation for building new detection capabilities as needed to support

Managed Detection’s ability to detect and respond rapidly to security incidents and overall product

efficacy. As part of the Managed Detection team, the Principal Security Analyst works closely with

Threat, R&D, Security Efficacy, and Product Management to demonstrate product capability, inspire

confidence, and effectively communicate the power of VMware Carbon Black solutions.

Required Skills:

Ability to design playbooks for responding to security incidents

Collaborate with customers and team members to develop an extensive strategy for effective

detections of malicious activity

Identify and implement new detections and detection improvements associated with an

evolving threat landscape

Provide actionable statistical analysis of widespread threat vectors across multiple, varied


Thorough understanding of the entire Incident Response process

Windows disk and memory forensics

Experience building scripts or tools to automate and improve the investigation processes

Act as a senior member of the team, providing leadership, guidance, mentorship, and

training to junior team members

Preferred Skills :

7+ years of security incident response, remediation and threat detection

Exceptional verbal communication skills in relation to technical subject matter

Demonstrated experience as an expert in endpoint, workload, kubernetes and network


Ability to talk to VMware Carbon Black customers in a comprehensive and effective manner

and/or experience in a client facing role

Experience with vSphere, vCenter, and VDI in an enterprise capacity preferred

Expert in Windows, macOS, and/or linux endpoint operating systems

Endpoint security, NGAV, EDR, and threat hunting experience

Proven technical track record with securing Windows, macOS, and linux operating systems

Static and dynamic malware analysis

Strong technical writing skills

BS/BA in IT, IS or related field of study or equivalent

Preferred Certifications:








The hiring range for this position is typically $111,000.00- $200,000.00. Actual offer will be based on the individual candidate. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position. Additional benefits for this position can be found at https://benefits.vmware.com/ . *Note: Disclosure of Colorado pay and benefits required per sb19-968.

This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Information Security

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-05-17

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