Proofpoint Sr. Threat Detection Analyst in Herzliya, Israel

Sr. Threat Detection Analyst

Location:Herzliya, Israel


At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner

The Role

We are looking for people to join our team in our Hertzeliya site, people with a winning spirit, witha passionfor technology and witha greatwill to deliver products for clients.

You’ll be developing tools for assessing cloud applications security, researching cloud malware and emerging cloud threats, SaaS applications weaknesses and potential attack vectors. You’ll be working with the product team on bringing your research into a solution & with the engineering team on incorporating itintothe product. You’ll support pre-sale efforts and post-sale risk assessment & threat response activities.

Your day-to-day

  • Identifying and mapping threats in or potentially applicable to SaaS applications

  • Build tools for analyzing human behavior patterns to identify potentially malicious insiders & users under risk

  • Working with the engineering & product organizations to prototype, design & implement solutions for those threats and other market needs the company identifies. Anywhere fromhigh-levelconceptbrain storm, product definition tothe low-leveldesign and supporting & verifying the implementation.

  • Contributing to the community by publishing papers, blogs and, presenting at relevant security events.

  • Supporting the Security Analysts team & working with the engineering & product organizations to define application mapping & control technologies and processes.

What you bring to the team

  • Computer science orother relevant degree/ Army experience. MS a plus.

  • Programming experience: Strong Python. Familiarity with other programming languages.

  • 5+yearsof experience in security organizations, preferably cross-functional: consulting, security testing, research, product security / corporate security roles.

  • Independent, autodidact, well-organized, team-player, you have a strong opinion about security’s future, you’re not attached to it, you have what it takes to build it and can’t wait to start!

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization withleading-edgeproducts, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.