Senior Threat Detection Engineer

Location: Hyderabad - Remote
Department: Engineering

Department : InfoSec

Internal Job Title: Engineer, Threat Detection – 3

Who are Tide:

At Tide, we’re on a mission to save businesses time and money. We’re the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing FinTech in the UK. Using the latest tech, we design solutions with SMEs in mind and our member-driven financial platform is  transforming the business banking market. Not only do we offer our members business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of highly connected admin tools for businesses. 

Tide is about doing what you love. We’re looking for someone to join us on our exciting scale up journey and be a part of something special. We are wanting passionate Tideans to drive innovation and help build a best-in-class platform to support our members. You will be comfortable in ambiguous situations and will be able to navigate the evolving FinTech environment. Imagine shaping how millions of Tide members discover and engage with business banking platforms and building this on a global scale. 

What we’re looking for : 

As a Senior Threat Detection Engineer at Tide, you’ll join an ambitious team of highly motivated, talented Tideans who love to collaborate, and are driven by helping people achieve their business ambitions. We live and breathe our values, which are to put our members first, work as one team and be data-driven, as part of our team, they’ll matter to you too. You'll also help take our security processes to the next level. Our scaling security team is responsible for securing Tide, our Tideans, and our Members. This is achieved through Security Operations focused on event data, incident response and tooling and the automation of all of that to free up TD engineers to go on focused threat hunts.

As a Senior Threat Detection Engineer you’ll be:

  • Working on the Implementation and maintenance of our security event monitoring tooling
  • Using Open source intelligence to investigate live and identify future potential threats
  • Building our security incident management and forensics capabilities
  • Working with the Infrastructure team to review and manage our access controls and identity management
  • Managing tooling to effectively detect and respond to security incidents
  • Evaluating the impact of current security trends, advisories, publications, and academic research
  • Building tooling for internal use that enables the team to operate at high speed and at scale
  • Writing, and managing indicator of compromise queries
  • Responding to, triaging, and investigating potential incidents across Tide's laptops, servers, network devices, and cloud systems
  • Acting as incident manager and running interactions with external incident response and forensics teams in the event of a major incident
  • Working with infrastructure teams to ensure that programmatically driven security policies are correct
  • Implementing security orchestration and automation on top of existing solutions
  • Contributing to the vulnerability management and triage program

What makes you a great fit:

  • You have experienced in operational security, threat detection and response
  • You are writing and triaging production security alerts against large data sets, ideally with Splunk Enterprise Security
  • Hardening AWS, Linux containers and common services
  • You have experience in mentoring other engineers in security
  • You are able to act as a cheerleader and champion for security
  • You have ability to thrive and succeed in a dynamic, fast growing, startup environment
  • You have passion for information security
  • You have hands-on attitude and the ability to drive solutions to completion
  • You have experience with Automation
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • You have 2+ years of scripting/coding (Python, Java, Go etc)

The highly desirables:

  • Previous experience in offensive security
  • Knowledge of security compliance standards and regulations including the GDPR/Data protection

What you’ll get in return: 

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their home country. Additionally, you can work from a different country for 90 days of the year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • OPD Benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • WFH Setup allowance
  • 25 Annual leaves
  • Family & Friendly Leaves

Tidean Ways of Working 

At Tide, we’re Member First and Data Driven, but above all, we’re One Team. Our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy allows you to work from anywhere in the world for up to 90 days a year. We are remote first, but when you do want to meet new people, collaborate with your team or simply hang out with your colleagues, our offices are always available and equipped to the highest standard. We offer flexible working hours and trust our employees to do their work well, at times that suit them and their team.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. We believe it’s what makes us awesome at solving problems! We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.


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