Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 110 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K.  While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their  financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in Oakland, Charlotte, Los Angeles and London. 

*Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC

What you'll do:

  • Primary duty is responding to security events and incidents
  • Incident Response activities will include, but are not limited to, triaging security events, network and endpoint forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat hunting, vulnerability escalation, and resolving security incidents from detection to remediation
  • Create and implement standard operating procedures and processes to help streamline investigations, daily. monitoring and analysis research
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to implement Automation (SOAR) wherever possible.
  • Engage with partners in engineering, IT, and operations to respond to and remediate events
  • Secondary duty will assist build out of Cyber Threat Intelligence capability
  • Mine open data sources to identify potential cyber threats, targets of interest, and timeframes for attack
  • Identify, profile, and track threat actors that may be targeting our environment
  • Carry out threat hunting campaigns and missions and coordination and execution of purple teaming exercises

What's great about the role:

  • Carrying out two positive missions at the same time: helping people take back control of their credit and helping to keep their personal information safe
  • Solving frontier security problems at scale in a highly technology-focused team
  • Spending zero minutes convincing anyone why security is important - we all understand that very well already!

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience in working in cyber security operations (CSOC, SOC, CIRT, CSIRT) in enterprise environments
  • Strong knowledge of the following tool categories: Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) Security Information & Event Management (SIEM), Crowdstrike, Backstory, Splunk.
  • Experience with SOAR tooling (Demisto, Phantom, Tines)
  • Experience with Network Security Monitoring (NSM) methodologies and Ethical Hacking or Red Team engagements
  • Experience with Cyber Kill Chain framework and Diamond Model for intrusion analysis
  • Experience with MITRE ATT&CK Framework
  • Experience with host-centric tools for forensic collection and analysis (SleuthKit, Volatility Framework, FTK, Encase, etc.)
  • Network Forensics and/or Network Security Monitoring (NSM) tools (Snort, Bro-IDS, PCAP, tcpdump, etc.) analysis techniques (alert, flow/session and PCAP analysis) Vulnerability scanners such as: Qualys, Nessus, Metasploit, Rapid7, etc
  • Experience with Languages such as; Python, Java, Scala, PowerShell, Bash, etc. and also with SAAS, PAAS, IAAS, public and private cloud technologies such as AWS or GCP, Containerization technology such as Docker, Kubernetes.

Header to use - Benefits at Credit Karma includes:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Retirement Plan
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Baby Bonding, Cultural Observance, & More)
  • Education Perks
  • Paid Gift Week in December

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Credit Karma is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information or other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with applicable fair chance laws. 

Credit Karma is also  committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment because it is the right thing to do. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We’ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated.

COVID-19 update (US Jobs Only):

Credit Karma believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and save lives. We also believe that in order to work toward our mission of helping people make financial progress, people first and foremost need their health. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including eligible boosters) against COVID-19 prior to their start date unless otherwise approved for an exception as may be required by law.

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