Malware Threat Researcher
|11 October 2011|
|Up to ?38k + variable pay + benefits|
In this exciting role you will work as part of the SophosLabs team, protecting businesses from known and emerging malware- viruses, rootkits and spyware- and other computer threats like phishing, spam and scams.
You’ll analyse viruses, spam campaigns and other threats as you reverse engineer files provided to Sophos for research. You’ll write identities for immediate inclusion in Sophos products, providing immediate protection to our customers. You’ll have a passion for computer security and will enjoy solving problems of a complex nature.
Your ability to conduct work of an investigative nature and your attention to detail in your work will mean that you will enjoy the challenge that this role presents.
SophosLabs provides 24/7 global protection to our customers, and you will therefore be required to participate in out-of-hours and weekend working.
Use of IDA, de-bugging, Network sniffing or penetration testing tools
Delivering computer security solutions in a commercial environment
Configuration of Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems
Use of command line applications
Reverse Engineering of computer threats
Strong and demonstrable interest in Computer Security
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