Blue Team- Incident Response Manager

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About the Role

This role is fully remote, North American time zones preferred

If you thrive in a challenging, fun and fast-paced environment, the Incident Response Manager at Kraken is for you!

As a specialist in Threat Intelligence, you will lead our efforts to track advanced adversaries. You will hit the ground running, analyze existing and new attacks against our platform and work with partners across the Security community to ensure Kraken and it’s users are protected.

Not only is this role a strategic hands-on role that is critical to the continuing success of Kraken, you will be responsible for the detection of attacks against our platform for one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative self-starter with the ability to imagine and build a best-in-class IT organization and a world class culture.


    • Manage execution of a global cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

    • Develop tactical response procedures to prioritize detection, analysis and containment of cybersecurity incidents across the organization

    • Lead the design, implementation and administration of various security threat detection and response programs and technologies

    • Ensure that Kraken infrastructure, assets and users are protected in a 24/7 global exchange

    • Continually assess active and emerging threats against Kraken’s networks and system assets

    • Responsible for managing internal and external communication processes for cybersecurity incidents

    • Make improvements to overall security threat detection capability and roadmap

    • Participates in product and vendor evaluation and implementation of security technologies

    • Collaborate with other teams and departments on mitigating threats

    • Recommend network security architecture to support security incident response

    • Provide subject matter expertise on intrusion detection, incident response, forensics and reverse engineering of malware


    • 5+ years of incident response and/or intrusion detection experience

    • Experience detecting and prioritizing security events across a global organization

    • Familiarity with security testing tools

    • Demonstrated experience with host and network digital forensics

    • Background in threat intelligence with operational experience in an intelligence-driven security environment

    • Demonstrated experience in intrusion detection and incident response

    • Experience with network defense in a public cloud (AWS, Google, Azure) environment

    • Previous experience monitoring and managing threat detection systems, threat intelligence platforms, SIEM and security devices

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Ability to perform well under pressure, high attention to detailStrong desire / interest in learning new technology

    • Highly motivated and passionate about IT and Security

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