Cyber Defense Specialist, Detection and Response – Remote – U.S. Based

Who You Are:

As a cyber defense specialist, you will be responsible for monitoring for, and responding to, potential threats against Galaxy
You are skilled in balancing the needs of security and the business to find effective solutions, while working closely with our partners in Technology, Development, and business at large to improve our security posture

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in developing standards and best practices to enable an effective and efficient SOC
  • Implement, operate, and refine established SOC procedures and controls
  • Monitor various security technologies to identify security threats (EDR, SIEM, etc
  • Investigate anomalous activities across enterprise technology stack
  • Lead incident response efforts and communicate status updates with leadership
  • Maintain an ongoing understanding of attack TTPs facing financial institutions
    Partner with security and tech leadership to build and tune risk mitigating controls
  • Coordinate with cross discipline engineering and operations personnel (Security, Infrastructure, App Development) to ensure quality monitoring and detection
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new technologies and solutions

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in information security, including:o    Previous operational security experience, (SIEM monitoring and event response, security analytics, forensics)o    Hands-on experience building and tuning complex detection rules and analyticso    Experience performing security incident response

Bonus Points:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • A direct and open communication style; creative, out-of-the-box thinker who can translate concepts and ideas to broader audience
  • Experience securing cryptocurrencies or financial trading systems
  • Formal cybersecurity certifications
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; able to create clarity and understanding
  • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced and demanding environment, has a collaborative, nimble, and flexible style
  • Self-motivated, able to work successfully as an individual contributor or as a team leader member
  • Organized with attention to detail; proven ability to conceptualize, plan, and execute ideas while providing training and skills transfer to others

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market
Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise
At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives

Base Salary Range: $140,000 – $200,000

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity compensation
  • Flexible Time Off (eg unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm

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