Cybersecurity Threat Researcher at Motorola

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Job Description:

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

Motorola Solutions Cybersecurity provides a comprehensive set of managed cybersecurity services to ensure mission critical systems are resilient to cyber attack. The portfolio includes Advisory services, Managed Security and Incident Recovery.

The proprietary ActiveEye security operations platform provides a co-managed interface to deliver Attack Surface Management and Threat Detection & Response. Backed by an experienced 24x7 SOC, Motorola Solutions provides a complete solution to prevent, detect and respond to security threats across the endpoint, network and cloud environments.

Job Description

  • Own the Motorola Solutions security platform threat detection

  • Edge capability and content (e.g. Suricata signatures, threat detection analytics, event correlation, threat intelligence inputs, etc)

  • Policy definition and content

  • Automation definition and content

  • Work with PM to define necessary core capabilities supporting threat detection and develop innovative approaches to using machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify and resolve security threats

  • Ongoing threat hunting and analysis across the platform

  • Customer facing environments as well as internal analysis

  • Build policies and automation around threat discoveries

  • Support prominent customers in a concierge role

  • Work with customers to understand their environments and threats within

  • Work with customers to understand historical risks and how they were mitigated

  • Deep understanding of and background in either offensive or defensive security

  • The candidate must understand defensive workflows and common tools and capabilities

  • The candidate should understand offensive / pen test tools and how to use them

  • The candidate should have experience working with security operations to understand their needs

  • Threat hunting and/or threat research experience

  • The candidate must have experience exploring data to find silent threats in IT environments

  • The candidate should have experience researching threats beyond what can be found in system logs - using common OSINT tools etc. to discover the source of threats and understand how they may be impacting others

Basic Requirements

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills

  • The candidate must be able to clearly communicate requirements to the product team

  • The candidate must be able to clearly and succinctly communicate information to customers

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.