Malware Researcher
Cisco Systems, Inc
Prague, Stredocesky, Czech Republic
před 15 dny

What You'll Do

You are interested in hunting down malicious actors in massive data sets, and large customer bases. You will help identify, analyze, and classify potential threats and malicious activity using the power of Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics’ machine learning capabilities.

You will help design new ways of identifying and tracking down threat actors by collaborating with highly skilled machine learning experts, reverse engineers and security community, all that in direct collaboration with our customers.

You will participate in publishing security blogs and reports. If you want to be able to protect millions from malware, fraud, and phishing attacks : this is your opportunity.

Who You’ll Work With

We are a bunch of 5 former startups collectively called Advanced Threat Solutions and we keep an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco.

With security focus & mindset we make machine learning work on really big data. We balance collaboration and integration with autonomy and innovation to deliver the most effective solution to our customers’ problems.

The unique mix of our disruptive approach to security and Cisco’s industry dominance surpasses what any other security startup could ever achieve on its own.

Who You Are

We are looking for a Senior malware researcher to join our team of engineers and researchers. We build and maintain the core threat intelligence of Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics, and are passionate about doing cyber security at large scale.

Minimum qualifications for the role :

  • Bc / MSc or solid relevant experience
  • Experience leveraging sources of Open Source intelligence to classify artifacts such as malware and domains
  • Forensics experience or knowledge applied to malware analysis (e.g. persistency mechanisms)
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as IP, TCP / UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS
  • Proficiency performing and understanding dynamic analysis of malware (e.g. using Sandboxes, Virtual Machines)
  • Experience with Regular Expressions to match indicators of compromise such as domains.
  • Knowledge of the current threat landscape, and the goals and methods of current malicious actors
  • Self-driven, proactive, independent and problem solver
  • Fluent English
  • Capability to formulate, explain, and present technical and non-technical arguments
  • Teamwork spirit and excitement to work on complex cutting-edge systems for detection of modern malware and advanced cyber threats
  • Desired Skills :

  • Actionable Reverse Engineering experience (e.g. static and dynamic analysis)
  • Solid understanding of Operating System APIs used by malware (e.g. for proces hollowing, injection, privilege escalation)
  • Programming experience for the purpose of task automation (e.g. assessing the legitimacy of domains and IPs by querying sources of Open Source Intelligence)
  • Experience in presenting malware research in public conferences would be a strong plus
  • Experience in authoring malware research blogs and reports would be a strong plus
  • Why Cisco

    At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

    We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

    We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results.

    Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

    We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

    Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us!


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