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Security Researcher GREAT

Keywords / Skills : security incidents, Reverse Engineering, , Encryption, TCP/IP, Malware Analysis, Network Security, Application Security, , mobile security, C, C++, Python, Security Research Analyst

5 - 15 years
Posted: 2018-12-05

IT/ Computers - Software
Security Analyst
Posted On
5th Dec 2018
Job Description
Job description

• Discover, collect relevant information and analyze advanced cyberthreats

• Reverse engineer malicious code, recognize and responsibly disclose 0-day vulnerabilities

• Computer forensic examination of compromised or seized digital assets

• Develop internal tools to automate malware analysis and discovery

• Map infrastructure related to malicious activity

• Track malicious actors’ activity on the Internet

• Create comprehensive reports to share knowledge and expertise after research

• Present findings at security conferences and company’s internal events.

• Suggest ideas to improve company’s products and services

• Monitor, analyze and understand security trends at local, regional and global level

• Build and maintain a network of connections in regional security community

• Cooperate with CERTs, NPOs, ISPs, Law Enforcement and local authorities

• Mentorship: professional coaching and training of department staff

• Assist with new hirings

Desired Skills and Experience

• Good knowledge of major security incidents during past 10 years

Excellent knowledge in the following fields:

• software reverse engineering

• encryption and compression algorithms

• methods of protection against threats

• network security

• application security

Good knowledge in the following fields:

• polymorphic malware

• code obfuscation techniques

• rootkits/bootkits

• mobile device security and mobile malware

• statistical detection, statistics generation

• Knowledge and skills needed to analyze and understand non-standard threats

• Ability to learn new technology/platform/language/environment fast to accomplish efficient threat analysis and report

• Experience in developing tools and documentation for other researchers

• Executable file analysis skills in a hexadecimal editor (Hiew, 010, etc...)

• Good knowledge of file formats (executables, documents, archives, image, etc...)

• Ability to analyze and understand malicious code (PE, .Net, OLE2, JS/VBS/HTML, PDF, SWF, ELF, Mach-O)

• Deep knowledge of Intel x86 assembler, 32 and 64-bit instruction set

• Experience with IDA Pro, HexRays, IDA plugins for reverse engineering

• Experience with popular debuggers: WinDbg, OllyDbg, gdb

• Good knowledge of Windows API and Windows architecture

• Good knowledge of Linux OS distributions

• Good knowledge of Linux API / kernel / POSIX standards

• Excellent knowledge of Windows PE file format

• Good coding skills in C/C++/Python programming languages

• Good knowledge of TCP/IP stack, OSI model and network sockets

• Knowledge of the range of technologies used in Kaspersky Lab products

• 5+ years of work in IT security industry

• Presented at minimum 10 security-related events (security industry events, business events, student conferences, etc...)

Other requirements

• Passion in information security

• High ethical standards

• Good written and spoken English

• Ability to self-organize, self-diagnose and self-motivate

• Attentive and diligent when managing highly sensitive data

• Good communication skills; work with developers, researchers, marketing, PR, IT, sales department using "same language"

• Good presentation skills (Powerpoint, Prezi, Keynote)

• Technical article writing skills

• Understanding the "big picture" of the IT Security industry + business strategies

About Company

Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Throughout its more than 21-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 400 million users worldwide. Learn more at For the latest in-depth information on the company's buisness, security threat issues and trends, please visit: | Blog on Kaspersky Lab's business for customers and partners Follow @KasperskyLabB2B on Twitter | Information about Viruses, Hackers and Spam Follow @Securelist on Twitter | The First Stop for Security News Follow @Threatpost on Twitter
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