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What does an IT Security Researcher do?

An IT Security Researcher identifies, investigates, and combats cyber threats to protect a company's data and digital infrastructure. They perform regular audits, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and research emerging threats to stay ahead of cyber attackers.

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$90K - $131K *

Join QwietAI as a Security Research Engineer to conduct research on emerging cybersecurity threats, develop security policies, and collaborate with Data Science team to enhance machine learning models...

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$121K - $181K *

The Staff ML/AI Security Researcher at ServiceNow is responsible for auditing machine learning and AI systems for security vulnerabilities, conducting research on new attacks and mitigations, and coll...

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$130K - $205K *

Seeking a Sr. Security Researcher specializing in Cloud Security to conduct cutting-edge research, develop advanced security models, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance cloud detect...

US-AnywhereRemote

4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$110K - $130K *

The Director of Research at Advocates for Transgender Equality is responsible for leading and managing a research team to advance transgender rights through data-driven campaigns and research-related...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Education, Government & Non-Profit

$131K - $181K *

The Staff Product Security Engineer at ServiceNow will be responsible for performing security assessments, supporting code reviews, leading security research initiatives, and integrating security into...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$120K - $140K *

Seeking a Cyber Security Analyst II for a health insurance company in New Jersey. This role involves actively searching for internal and external threats, monitoring the effectiveness of the informati...

US-AnywhereRemote

6d ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Staffing

$130K - $173K *

The Senior Threat and Detections Researcher at Jamf focuses on detecting malicious activity in macOS environments, developing innovative detection methods, and training team members on threat research...

US-AnywhereRemote

Yesterday

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$103K - $129K *

Lead cybersecurity projects in GE Vernova's Cybersecurity Research Lab, focusing on protecting critical products from evolving cyber risks. Collaborate with industry experts and academic institutes...

US-AnywhereRemote

More than 4w ago

  •     Information Technology

$97K - $141K *

Holman is hiring a Security Solution Engineer with strong experience designing, implementing, and operating security controls in cloud environments for hybrid enterprise and public facing workloads to...

US-AnywhereRemote

4d ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$130K - $195K *

Cloudflare Research is seeking a Systems Researcher to drive research in systems and formal analysis, focusing on scalability, resiliency, observability, and dynamic adaptation. The role involves inve...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •     Information Technology

$130K - $162K *

The System and Security Operations Manager role involves managing and securing research data for a non-profit organization, with a focus on DevOps and compliance. The ideal candidate should have exper...

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Staffing

$111K - $212K *

The Security Engineer I, Offensive Security Penetration Testing at Amazon is responsible for conducting high-quality application penetration tests, creating detailed engagement plans, contributing to...

US-AnywhereRemote

3d ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Retail & Consumer Goods

$111K - $151K *

Seeking a Cloud Security Project Manager to lead and manage cloud security initiatives, ensuring data and systems' confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Requires technical expertise, project m...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •     Staffing

$86K - $130K *

Seeking an Information Security Engineer to provide engineering design, analysis, and support for IT components of on-premises and cloud-based ecosystem. Full-time role, home-based in the US...

US-AnywhereRemote

3d ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Manufacturing & Automotive

$121K - $161K *

Lead the Cloud Security and Threat Intel programs at Replicant, influencing DevSecOps and a progressive cloud security architecture.

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •     Information Technology

$113K - $195K *

Seeking a highly motivated Cloud Security Engineer to join the Engineering Security team at Credit Acceptance, responsible for ensuring the security of web applications and cloud infrastructure throug...

US-AnywhereRemote

Yesterday

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Finance & Insurance

$101K - $151K *

Lead Information Technology Specialist responsible for designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions and enterprise-level applications aligned with mission area goals. Key duties include ens...

US-AnywhereRemote

2d ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Education, Government & Non-Profit

$95K - $110K *

The Senior Security Analyst at PAR will partner with the Cyber Security team to implement solutions to protect network and infrastructure assets, intellectual property, customer, and employee data...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$101K - $183K *

Exciting opportunity for a Privacy Enhancing Technologies Researcher to work on challenging problems in various domains and push forward the state of the art on government funded research engagements...

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$175K - $275K *

Lead a team of security professionals to design, develop, deploy, maintain, and support cybersecurity frameworks, automations, and solutions for Collectors' platforms and services...

US-AnywhereRemote

Yesterday

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$101K - $183K *

The Privacy Enhancing Technologies Researcher position at Leidos involves researching, developing, and deploying cutting-edge privacy solutions across various domains such as health, defense, intellig...

US-AnywhereRemote

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$143K - $215K *

Leads foundational corporate and cross-BU marketing research efforts, setting the vision, leading design, data collection, analysis, and reporting for large systematic tracking, segmentation, and meas...

US-AnywhereRemote

4d ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Food & Beverages

$140K - $200K *

The Principal Engineer, Network Security at Major League Baseball (MLB) assists in implementing and operating cybersecurity controls for the league-wide cybersecurity program and stadium wireless cons...

US-AnywhereRemote

1w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$97K - $140K *

Seeking a Senior Cyber Security Engineer in San Antonio, TX to lead efforts in obtaining DoD IT system Authority to Operate, recommend best practices for RMF process, and collaborate with internal and...

US-AnywhereRemote

Yesterday

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Business Services

$151K - $202K *

Seeking a Senior Security Partner to advise business unit leaders on strategic priorities and security risks, fostering executive relationships and advocating for the business unit with the Global Sec...

US-AnywhereRemote

2d ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Finance & Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What are the qualifications for an IT Security Researcher job?question toggle

    A bachelor's degree in IT Security, Computer Science or related field is typically required. Relevant certifications such as CISSP or CISM and experience in IT Security are advantageous.

  • What is the average salary for an IT Security Researcher?question toggle

    The average salary for an IT Security Researcher varies depending on experience and location but typically ranges from $100,000 to $180,000 per annum.

  • Is there high demand for IT Security Researcher jobs?question toggle

    Yes, with the increasing threats to digital security, the demand for IT Security Researchers is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.

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