Sr. Security Researcher (eCrime Activity in Asia-Pacific and Japan) (Remote)

  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 16

Position description

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

CrowdStrike is looking for a self-starting, responsible, action-oriented, and highly motivated Security Researchers to join our Intelligence Team. This position will require the candidate to track and collect information related to eCrime tools, tradecraft, and techniques in a wide variety of environments, to include the deep and dark web.

The mission of a Senior Security Researcher (eCrime Activity in Asia-Pacific and Japan) is to leverage operational tradecraft along with subject matter expertise to develop and maintain unique sources of cyber threat intelligence information and enable threat analysis. It serves as an important support role to ongoing analysis of actors, adversaries, geopolitical developments, and transnational issues, and is instrumental in providing unique insight into finished Intelligence products used by CrowdStrike customers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be an operational security (OPSEC)-savvy, detail-oriented problem solver, and have substantial experience driving concurrent projects and issues to completion with minimal direction.

Highly qualified candidates will have an excellent technical foundation, especially related to cyber threat actors conducting eCrime activity in Asia-Pacific and Japan. Will understand threat intelligence, have strong open source (OSINT) research skills, and be comfortable with internal and cross-team collaboration.

What You'll Do:

  • Collect and report raw intelligence that responds to established standing and ad hoc requirements related to eCrime activity.

  • Employ secure virtual operational tradecraft methods and practices.

  • Track threat actors in various Asia-Pacific- and Japan-related online criminal communities. Assess quality and credibility of operators, toolsets, and other offered services.

  • Identify current and emerging cyber threats and trends, including technical information.

  • Collaborate on analytical reports and threat estimates pertaining to eCrime topics.

What You'll Need:


  • Motivated self-starter with experience with a wide variety of eCrime environments, to include hidden services and forums.

  • Understanding of technical terminology, tools, and tactics employed by eCrime threat actors in the region.

  • Basic understanding of computer technology, Internet protocols, and services.

  • Comprehensive, practical knowledge of research/collection tradecraft and analytical methods.


  • Understanding of the current geopolitical and transnational events and issues surrounding Asia-Pacific and Japan

  • Chinese or Vietnamese language fluency, particularly reading and writing or additional foreign languages (Multiple dialects of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and others)

  • Prior intelligence community, human intelligence (HUMINT), or cyber threat intelligence background.


  • Undergraduate degree or military training and experience in cyber intelligence, general intelligence studies, security studies, political science, international relations, etc.

  • Other technical security certifications or relevant academic background.

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