At Anthropic, we are pioneering new frontiers in AI that have the potential to greatly benefit society. However, developing advanced AI also comes with risks if not properly safeguarded. That’s why we are seeking an exceptional Detection and Response engineer that will be on the frontlines. Our D&R team will build solutions to monitor for threats, rapidly investigate incidents, and coordinate response efforts with other teams. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape our security capabilities from the ground up alongside our world-class research and security teams.


  • Design and implement improvements to logging, data pipelines, integrations, and automation to expand visibility and response capabilities
  • Create and optimize detections, playbooks, and workflows to quickly identify and respond to potential incidents
  • Deploy advanced security tooling in a variety of environments
  • Provide expertise during complex security events and drive continuous improvement
  • Find innovative ways to apply large language models to elevate our detection and response
  • Work cross functionally with other security and engineering teams

You may be a good fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience, with security experience a plus and/or
  • 5+ years of detection engineering, incident response, or threat hunting experience
  • A solid understanding of cloud environments and operations
  • Experience working with engineering teams in a SaaS environment
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • An ability to lead projects with little guidance
  • Knowledge of EDR, SIEM, SOAR, or related security tools

Strong candidates may also have:

  • Experience with threat intelligence, malware analysis, infrastructure as code, detection engineering, or forensics
  • Experience analyzing attack behavior and prototyping high quality detections
  • Experience handling security incidents and investigating anomalies as part of a team
  • A high level of proficiency in Python and query languages such as SQL
  • The ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly
  • Experience contributing to a high growth startup environment

Deadline to apply: None. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The expected salary range for this position is:

Annual Salary:
$300,000$320,000 USD
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