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Senior Associate, Detection Engineer, Cyber Managed Services

United Kingdom

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  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Independent
  • Insightful
  • Relationship expertise
  • Technologically inquisitive

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  • Intern leads to Associate, Cyber Risk
  • Associate, Cyber Risk leads to Senior Associate, Cyber Risk
  • Senior Associate, Cyber Risk leads to Vice President, Cyber Risk
  • Vice President, Cyber Risk leads to Senior Vice President, Cyber Risk
  • Senior Vice President, Cyber Risk leads to Associate Managing Director, Cyber Risk
  • Associate Managing Director, Cyber Risk ends this path

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Employee Testimonials

Goh Siong Por
Personal improvement and growth are taken seriously here. The flexibility to work on both proactive and reactive cyber security engagements has greatly expanded my exposure and abilities in serving our clients.

Goh Siong Por

Vice President, APAC Cyber Risk, Singapore
Bill Anderson
At Kroll Cyber Risk, I find the collaboration and real sense of teamwork very inspiring. Personal egos are not encouraged! Communication with senior management is also straightforward and responsive. An excellent working environment.

Bill Anderson

Vice President, APAC Cyber Risk, Singapore
David Klopp
Opportunities for new cyber challenges, knowledge, and career growth are plentiful here. Not only is your success supported through regular professional training, the entire global team also contributes to information sharing via collaboration tools and weekly group presentations. We truly work as a global team and no one ever hesitates to step up and help.

David Klopp

AMD, Cyber Risk, Singapore
Rick Li
At Kroll you have the opportunity to learn different aspects of cyber security allowing you to develop a set of skills beneficial to your career growth and development. Kroll invests in cyber security and each employee can receive sponsorship for cyber training. In addition, they encourage a work life balance allowing you to do different things for yourself and the team.

Rick Li

Senior Associate, Cyber Risk, Hong Kong
Mark Farley
The Kroll Cyber team has a great culture. Everyone is down to earth and willing to help each other out. There are no big egos to contend with, which makes for a vibrant and collaborative working environment.
One of the significant differences between Kroll Cyber and other places I have worked is how easy it is to work across international teams. There are no bureaucratic processes; all it takes is a quick conversation to organise logistics.

Mark Farley

Senior Vice President, EMEA Cyber Risk, London
Hassan Mahmud
Working for the group is awesome, from the amazing culture to a diverse range of projects undertaken. The benefits of being in a global team and collaborative knowledge sharing is unparalleled compared to competitors. Everyday can be different, however it typically consists of helping clients improve their cyber security, constant learning and problem solving.

Hassan Mahmud

Associate, EMEA Cyber Risk, London
Ben Hawkins
One of the things I appreciate most from being at this company is the feeling of support. Whether that be helping to develop my work product, ensuring I receive sufficient training, or affording me flexibility when life demands it, I always have the sense that Kroll has my back, and that is a valuable thing indeed.

Ben Hawkins

Senior Managing Consultant, EMEA Cyber Risk, London


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Senior Associate, Detection Engineer, Cyber Managed Services

Job ID 21009167 United Kingdom Apply now

In a world of disruption and increasingly complex business challenges, our professionals bring truth into focus with the Kroll Lens. Our sharp analytical skills, paired with the latest technology, allow us to give our clients clarity—not just answers—in all areas of business. We embrace diverse backgrounds and global perspectives, and we cultivate diversity by respecting, including, and valuing one another. As part of One team, One Kroll, you’ll contribute to a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. 

Kroll’s Cyber Risk team works on over 3,000 cases a year, including some of the most complex and highest profile matters in the world. With experts based around the world, supported by ground-breaking technology, we help protect our client’s data, people, operations and reputation with innovative assessments, investigations and intelligence. We are the only company in the world with the expertise and resources to deliver global, end-to-end cyber risk management, supporting organizations through every step of their journey toward cyber resilience. 

Clients count on us for quick and expert support in the event of and in preparation against a cyber incident; from incident response to risk assessments, and complex forensics to breach notification and ID theft remediation we help clients – of all sizes – respond with confidence.

At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients’ most complex governance, risk, and transparency challenges. Apply now to join One team, One Kroll. 


Working within our Security Operations Centre as a Detection Engineer, the focus of this role is the implementation of security monitoring, detection and response technologies across Kroll’s client base. This involves developing, testing and tuning security content across SIEM and EDR technologies.


  • Develop, test and tune detections (aka use cases, rules) for the latest threats using leading SIEM and EDR technologies.
  • Identify false positives/negatives and tune detections to increase fidelity.
  • Understand the threat landscape including new/emerging threats.
  • Develop, test and tune parsers to normalise raw logs.
  • Handle requests for new detections, determine the security value of those requests and clearly explain your decision to stakeholders.
  • Be an SME on audit logging and recommend configurations to customers. 
  • Improve the computational efficiency of existing content. 
  • Work with customers to build effective whitelists and blacklists.  
  • Understand and master data sources across a variety of categories including Windows, Linux, IAM, EDR, NGAV, NDR, Cloud Security, Email Security, Firewalls, IPS/IDS, MFA, Web Proxies, VPNs, ZTNA, Productivity Apps and CASB.  
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders including Incident Response, SOC, Threat Intelligence, Offensive Security, Solutions Engineering, Platform Engineering, Project Management, Product Management, Account Management and Sales. 
  • Deploy and maintain detection content at scale.
  • Document designs and processes. 

About You

  • Familiar with prevailing threats and how to mitigate them using SIEM and/or EDR.
  • Understanding of Windows Event Logs, Linux Syslogs or EDR telemetry. 
  • Experience writing or tuning detections for SIEM or EDR technologies.
  • Familiarity with the Mitre ATT&CK framework.
  • Understand security principles and practices.
  • Proven capability to learn and deliver to a high standard within deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills and an ability to appropriately prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to relay complex technical subject matter to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable analytical and technical aptitude with focus on identifying and alleviating the root cause of a problem.
  • Proven ability to thrive and respond to frequent demands of multiple constituents, both internal and external, in a high demand, customer-centric environment. 
  • SANS/GIAC certifications preferred.
  • Proficiency in scripting language preferred.


  • London or UK Remote.

Kroll offers a flexible working, a great benefits package and excellent opportunities for career and personal development. 

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