Security Researcher

  • Company:
    Obsidian Security
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    8 hours ago
  • Category:
    Information Technology and Services,Computer Software,Internet

Obsidian is seeking security researchers to help tackle a variety of problems focused on threat detection and mitigation in SaaS applications. At Obsidian, our research team is at the core of our business. You will be part of a highly visible, agile team working on critical problems that directly affect the company’s success. As part of the research group, you will leverage your problem-solving and analytical skills to further our capabilities, as well as publish and present new and novel research.

Specifically, you’re someone who will:

  • Is experienced wrangling large volumes of security data.
  • Experiment with new security automation, analysis, & visualization techniques.
  • Research, develop, and refine different classes of detection techniques, from simples rules to complex machine learning models.
  • Approach problems from an adversarial mindset in an effort to circumvent prediction systems.


  • Bachelors in computer science, statistics, or applied math.
  • 2+ years of experience researching and developing detection logic against application data.
  • Experience with SQL and Python
  • Strong written and oral skills (in English).

Obsidian has offices in both the Newport Beach and San Mateo, CA area. This position is open to both locations.

Please only apply if you are in the United States, in the geographic areas and/or willing to relocate to the geographic areas.

At Obsidian, we value diversity and freethinkers and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to submit satisfactory proof of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

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