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Senior Detection and Response Engineer

Fully Remote

1 month ago
$180K - $210K

CoreWeave is a specialized cloud provider, delivering a massive scale of GPU compute resources on top of the industry’s fastest and most flexible infrastructure. CoreWeave builds cloud solutions for compute intensive use cases — VFX and rendering, machine learning and AI, batch processing, and Pixel Streaming — that are up to 35 times faster and 80% less expensive than the large, generalized public clouds. Learn more at

About the Role:

As a Senior Detection and Response Engineer, you will join a 24/7 Security Operations team and play a critical role in safeguarding our organization's information assets and ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our systems and data. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining advanced threat detection systems to safeguard our organization's digital assets against cyber threats. This role requires a proactive mindset, strong analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write custom detection logic while working with the the Security Operations team
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the security operations center (SOC), including monitoring, analysis, and response to security incidents and alerts.
  • Monitor and report the health of all security sensors across CoreWeave’s environment and drive resolution of reported defects.
  • Demonstrate a keen ability to multitask while still making sound decisions in high pressure situations 
  • Develop and implement security monitoring and detection strategies to identify and mitigate threats in real-time.
  • Conduct threat hunting activities to proactively identify and address potential security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to investigate security incidents, conduct root cause analysis, and develop remediation plans.
  • Contribute to security incident response plans and procedures, ensuring timely and effective response to security incidents.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement security controls, policies, and procedures to protect against emerging threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Stay on top of the latest security trends, threats, and technologies, and make recommendations for improving our security posture.
  • Participate in security assessments, audits, and compliance initiatives to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to deliver small to medium sized projects that span several technical disciplines and teams.
  • Ability to take documented detections misses and leverage available people, technology, processes to deliver effective detections. 
  • Strong Experience writing custom alert logic in any major SIEM (eg Splunk, Rapid 7, Sumo Logic, etc.)
  • Intermediate understanding of Kubernetes fundamentals and the willingness and desire to grow their working knowledge of Kubernetes. 
  • Experience collaborating as a stakeholder in Purple Team & Red Team engagements. 
  • Practical knowledge of modern TTP frameworks. (Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK)
  • Functional knowledge of at least 1 query language. (SQL, Splunk, HiveQL, Humio, FQL)
  • Proficiency in at least 2 programming languages (Ex: Python, Bash, Go, JavaScript)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux or macOS internals. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux or macOS event sources. (eBPF, Endpoint Security Framework)
  • Hands-on experience applying the Incident Response Lifecycle.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $180,000-$210,000. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Hybrid Workplace

Successful candidates will be expected to attend onboarding training at our NJ Headquarters within their first several weeks of employment, with subsequent quarterly travel requirements of 1 week duration.

If you reside within a 30-mile radius of our New Jersey, New York, or Philadelphia offices, we're excited for you to join us at the office at least three times a week, recognizing the significance we place on fostering connections, collaboration, and creativity within our office culture. Our commitment to operating as a hybrid workplace underscores our dedication to enabling our employees to tailor their work-life balance to their individual preferences.

Why CoreWeave?

At CoreWeave, we work hard, have fun, and move fast!  We’re in an exciting stage of hyper-growth that you will not want to miss out on. We’re not afraid of a little chaos, and we’re constantly learning. Our team cares deeply about how we build our product and how we work together, which is represented through our core values: 

  • Be Curious at your Core
  • Act like an Owner
  • Empower Employees
  • Deliver Best In-Class Client Experience 
  • Achieve More Together

We support and encourage an entrepreneurial outlook and independent thinking. We foster an environment that encourages collaboration and provides the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. As we get set for take off, the growth opportunities within the organization are constantly expanding. You will be surrounded by some of the best talent in the industry, who will want to learn from you, too. Come join us! 


We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance - 100% paid for the employee
  • Company paid Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary supplemental life insurance 
  • Short and long-term disability insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Mental Wellness Benefits through Spring Health 
  • Family-Forming support provided by Carrot
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Flexible, full-service childcare support with Kinside
  • 401(k) with a generous employer match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Catered lunch each day in our offices
  • Weekly massages in NJ office
  • A casual work environment
  • Work culture focused on innovative disruption

California Consumer Privacy Act - California applicants only

CoreWeave is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.


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