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Senior Security Engineer, SOC @ Chime

San Francisco, CA, US | Posted 9 months, 1 week ago


About the role

As a Security Operations Center (SOC) Engineer you are experienced in tuning alerting systems, aggregating various data points/defining correlation rules, building robust systems for monitoring real time security events, managing incidents and detecting/responding to cybersecurity events. You are passionate about security and dedicated to continuously improving detection and response capabilities. 


In this role, you can expect to

  • Serve as a technical expert building and supporting Chime’s security incident and event management (SIEM) infrastructure 
  • Work closely with other Security teams and the the business to monitor and analyze events and signals across various logical environments
  • Gather threat intelligence, identify adversaries, tools and techniques that require mitigation and response
  • Make recommendations to Engineering, Risk, IT and other teams on improving Chime’s detection capabilities
  • Support the implementation of fraud and risk analytics/detection tooling 
  • Define correlation rules, thresholds for alerts and other criteria necessary to identify anomalous behavior
  • Execute on team and company OKRs


To thrive in this role, you have

  • At least 6 years cyber security engineering experience, 2 of which includes providing engineering support to a SOC/ISIRT environment
  • Experience configuring one or more of the following: 
    • Continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) tools
    • Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)
    • Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) 
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
  • Experience with network security monitoring, purple or red team engagements
  • Experience with vulnerability management or pentesting tools
  • Experience with frameworks such as the Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK and Diamond Model
  • Experience with response framework or alerting tools (GRR, StreamAlert)
  • Familiarity with networking concepts in both physical (routers, switches, firewalls) and cloud environments (IAM, VPCs)
  • Experience with Languages such as; Ruby, Python, PowerShell, Bash, etc. and also with cloud infrastructure (AWS), containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • The ability to multi-task and wear multiple hats
  • Experience in FinTech as an added bonus!


A little about us

We created Chime because we believe everyone deserves financial peace of mind. By eliminating unnecessary fees and helping people grow their savings automatically, we’ve empowered millions of Americans to take control of their finances. 

Chime is the largest and fastest-growing U.S. player in the challenger-banking space. Through our banking partners, we offer access to bank accounts with fee-free overdraft, provide members the chance to receive early access to their paychecks, help them improve their credit, and more!

We've built one of the most experienced leadership teams in Fintech and were recently valued at over $14.5B. We've raised over $1B in funding from leading investors including DST, Coatue, Tiger Global, General Atlantic, Iconiq, Dragoneer, Menlo, Whale Rock, Access, Forerunner, Crosslink, Cathay, aCrew and others. 


What we offer

  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus the usual medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 📝  Quarterly stipend to spruce up your home office 
  • 🏝  Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days 
  • 🖥  Virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers- think cooking classes, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚  A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service


We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive, teams. At Chime, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members, and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.