Senior Threat Researcher
|7 September 2013|
SophosLabs is recruiting a Senior Threat Researcher to join our global team of highly skilled security experts protecting millions of users worldwide from threats such as malware, exploits, spam and phishing.
As a Senior Threat Researcher, you will work in a global team of security researchers and reverse engineers to analyze, classify and create protection for the latest malware, web and email-borne threats. You will contribute to both our customer response and our proactive protection, with space for specialization.
The successful candidate has experience in the computer security field demonstrating technical aptitude and innovation, preferably including advanced static analysis and detection. As a customer-facing team, we recognize and appreciate those with passion to provide the best protection and experience for our customers.
This position is based at our Canadian office in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.
Develop advanced, generic detection for difficult malware families
Minimum 5 years experience in computer security or software-related field
Advanced experience reverse-engineering using IDA Pro
Experience with Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows
2-3 years of antivirus experience
Run-time analysis experience using tools such as OllyDbg and/or kernel debuggers
Familiarity with exploited document formats including PDF, Flash and Office documents
Experience with a broad range of operating systems, programming languages and file formats
Bachelors degree in Computer Software (or equivalent)
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