|19 December 2012|
SophosLabs is recruiting a Threat Researcher to work closely with our global team of highly skilled security experts. As a Threat Researcher you will be part of the front line responsible for helping to protect millions of users worldwide from computer security threats like malware, spam and phishing. The successful candidate will provide analysis and detection of the latest threats and help create the next generation of SophosLabs research tools. The ideal candidate is passionate about computer security and has high aptitude for solving challenging puzzles with an attention to detail.
This role is located in our downtown Vancouver, BC office.
Analyze malware, spam campaigns and other threats
Proven problem solving skills with an inquisitive nature
Posses an analytical and methodical approach to workflow
Experience with Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows
Experience with a broad range of operating systems, programming languages and file formats
Experience with x86 assembly
Knowledge of a scripting language, such as Python or Perl
Ability to prioritize and organize assigned tasks
Bachelors degree in Computer Software (or equivalent)
Malware and computer security experience is a plus
Reverse engineering experience a bonus but not essential
If you are interested in applying, please apply at the following website: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/about-us/careers/canada/threat-researcher.aspx
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