Senior Threat Researcher


Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Security


5 - 7 years

Posted 268 days ago

  by    Vijay Sinha

This job is no longer available.

Job Title:  Senior Threat Researcher 

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Duration:  Full time permanent position

 Job Description:


·         Design, develop and test proprietary software using a range of applicable technologies, including programming languages, compilers, assemblers, debuggers, and reverse-engineering for products used in local, networked or Internet-related computer programs.

·         Develop Intrusion Prevention signatures based on threat analysis using signature description language.

·         Troubleshoot and test (including automation) IPS and Gateway AV engines on firmware. Research new ways to improve Deep Packet Inspection engine.

·         Set up IPS and Malware analysis environment for specific threats affecting Windows, Mac OSX, and Mobile OS platforms in a lab environment.

·         Reverse engineer and analyze new vulnerability and malware threats.

·         Develop tools to automate IPS and malware analysis tasks, simulation software and administer lab environment to replicate attacks.

·         Build new technology to detect and prevent zero day attacks


·         Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, or MS in Computer Science or related field.

·         Five (5) or more years of post-baccalaureate and progressive experience in job offered or as a Senior Threat Researcher.

·         Professional experience should include the following: Vulnerability research, Reverse engineering, Signature development, Virtual environment setup.

$80K - $140K