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Security Engineer, Incident Response



Germany · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024


While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

The Incident Response team's mission is to respond to security threats, incidents and investigations to protect our customers, employees and enterprise data in a fast, efficient and standardised manner. We're a tight-knit team of security incident responders and incident handlers doing "Security for Databricks on Databricks", using our own platform to create near-real-time log analytics, alerting and forensics.

You will be an individual contributor on the globally distributed Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) at Databricks, reporting to the Sr Manager, Incident Response. You will be responsible for supporting incidents, investigations and security initiatives from postmortems in the EMEA timezone.

The impact you will have:

  • Produce relevant code artefacts (designs, processes, automation, implementation) independently or with minimal guidance
  • Provide on-call support, including systems within your general area where you may not be trained or familiar
  • Solicit and receive feedback from peers and other teams and are eager to find ways to continuously improve.
  • You will triage and respond to security events and alerts by understanding existing logs, correlating from multiple sources during an investigation.
  • Respond to new incidents as part of a distributed 24x7 operations and on-call schedule.
  • You will build automation to improve security incident response and alerts triage.

What we look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR Master's Degree AND 3+ years experience in Incident Response work.
  • Cloud Security Essentials in at least 1 of AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Working knowledge of SQL for investigation analysis, bash scripting, network fundamentals, python and code-versioning like Git.
  • Fully understands the network and system elements of the enterprise environment.
  • Willingness to support on-call shifts and learn on the job.


  • Private medical insurance
  • Life, accident & disability insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Vision Reimbursement
  • Equity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • Home office & work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources
  • Employee referral bonus

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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