Associate Security Engineer - Richmond, VA (Hybrid) at CoStar Group

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Associate Security Engineer - Richmond, VA (Hybrid)

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Associate Security Engineer


CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar's independent research organization - the industry's largest - with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

We are looking for a smart, creative, and passionate Associate Security Engineer to help continue improving our information security posture at The CoStar Group. You will engage with all departments of The CoStar Group helping drive and shape the way we manage the protection of our customers and our ever-growing data environment. You will utilize scripting languages to automate routines and solve complex challenges. You will also perform security alert and incident handling. Experience in an IR, SOC or Threat Engineering environment is a plus!

This position has the opportunity for hybrid work with up to two days remote per week. Four-day work weeks are also an option for those applicants that are interested.

  • Security incident handling involves investigating issues to determine if there is a real security incident or a false positive
  • Use security tools to audit infrastructure, detect issues and coordinate remediation efforts of any findings with relevant business leaders and teams
  • Set up dashboards, review production logs, and look for patterns of possible security incidents using our SIEM solution
  • Follow, develop, and improve network and security configuration procedures
  • Ensure SIEM is receiving and correctly parsing relevant security logs, tune rules, investigate alerts, and perform maintenance
  • Perform regular checks and testing to ensure that logs are coming into and being process correctly.
  • Ensure that CoStar is deriving security value from its SIEM investment with high-fidelity alerting, quality dashboarding and innovative improvement regime

  • Bachelor's Degree in Cyber Security (or related field)
  • Minimum 0-2 years' experience in Information Security
  • Scripting/programming skills (Perl, Python, KQL, PowerShell, Bash), ability to write Regex
  • Knowledge of UNIX and Windows environments as pertains to Network and Security tasks including syslog, DNS, load balancers, and Windows Event Log

  • One or more security certification such as SANS/GIAC or a CCNA/MCSA/Linux+
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work effectively with others regardless of departmental or geographic boundaries
  • The ability to produce detailed technical documentation
  • Excellent customer service


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid parental leave (up to 12 weeks)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent),
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks
Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
More Information on CoStar Group
CoStar Group operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Bethesda, MD, Richmond, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Florham Park, NJ, Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA, Hendersonville, TN, Tampa, FL, Miami, FL, Chicago, IL, Southfield, MI, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. CoStar Group was founded in 1987. It has 4600 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 89 open jobs at CoStar Group, click here.
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