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Senior Security Analyst



Illinois, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About Binance.US:

Binance.US is America’s #1 Crypto Platform for Low Fees, featuring secure access to 150+ popular cryptocurrencies. Founded in 2019 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, Binance.US has emerged as a leading destination for customers looking to buy, trade, stake, transfer, and hold digital assets with confidence. Built for U.S. consumers, Binance.US strictly abides by U.S. regulations and operates with transparency and accountability. Binance.US is a separate independent company from Binance.com and utilizes its innovative technology stack under a licensing agreement.

About This Role:

The Senior Security Analyst role will work closely with senior SecOps leadership to implement and mature defensive tools and processes, analyze data, investigate potential incidents, and research potential threats to the organization and employees on a continuous basis. The security analyst will also collaborate with the SOC and assist with threat modeling, detection engineering, and proactive threat hunting.

Binance.US is a security-first financial technology institution and this position will also regularly collaborate with business units across the organization to ensure we can move at the pace the business requires without forfeiting security along the way. This position will be fully remote and the ideal candidate will have a resourceful learning and self-starting working style. This role will be joining a team that thrives on autonomy, collaboration, and reliance on each other.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform operational security functions on a continuous basis, including but not limited to:
    • Proactive threat hunting, leveraging SIEM and EDR solutions
    • OSINT analysis / threat research
    • Tuning and improving SIEM and EDR tools (detection engineering)
    • Audit log analysis
    • Endpoint analysis
    • Phishing email analysis and response
  • Collaborate with appropriate teams and partners to help analyze and respond to threats, vulnerabilities, and/or incidents
  • Work closely with senior IT security team members to implement and maintain security and compliance across Binance.US

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 3 - 5 years of hands-on cybersecurity experience with an emphasis on defense, preferably in one or more of the following disciplines: incident response, forensic analysis, threat hunting, detection engineering, and/or cyber threat intelligence analysis
  • Strong knowledge of DFIR fundamentals and the cyber threat landscape, including:
    • Understanding of security vulnerabilities / exploits, attack vectors, malware families, and threat groups
    • Experience with forensic evidence collection and analysis processes (endpoints, network, cloud)
    • Experience with enterprise incident response, including:
      • Endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools
      • SIEM platforms / log aggregation and analysis
      • Experience with MacOS and/or Linux forensics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • One or more DFIR-focused certification(s) is a plus: GCFA, GIME, CFCE, etc.
  • Experience with automation and scripting (python, bash, etc) is a plus
  • Additional “nice to haves”: familiarity with cloud infrastructure, fintech / crypto industry knowledge or experience


The starting pay range for this role is between USD$95,000 to USD$145,000 for all US remote locations. The actual base pay will vary, and is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skill sets, work experience, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change.

Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.

Binance.US complies with Federal Transparency in Coverage regulations by providing a link to machine readable files related to the health plans offered to our employees. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data including negotiated service rates, and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers.