Software Engineer - Security Researcher

F5 Networks   •  


Industry: Networks


5 - 7 years

Posted 331 days ago

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As a member of the next generation intrusion prevention system team, candidate will research software & network vulnerabilities and develop detection logic. Working very closely with development team & otherthreat researcher you will strengthen F5’s securitytechnology offerings.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Research zero-day & well-known vulnerabilities and develop detection signature
  • Protocol analysis for compliance validation
  • Reverse engineer software & network to discover new threats & evasion techniques
  • Analyze research paper & existing threat detection signature to provide recommendation
  • Program to figure out effectiveness & performance of newly developed threat detection logic

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Deep understanding of publicly disclosed CVE, exploit techniques and attacks
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols like TCP, UDP, IP, HTTP, SSL, DNS, FTP etc.
  • Experience in threat detection signature development
  • Software development experience in Python is a must. C/C++ would be a plus.
  • Experience in analyzing network traffic, software debugging tools
  • Good team player with excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent experience