AVAST Software (), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects more than 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications.
In business for over 30 years, AVAST is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for business -
offered in about 40 languages.
Based in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in the U.S., Germany, and Asia, AVAST Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different nations.
Position for a dynamic professional who would like to participate in mobile malware analysis for our Threats lab. Suitable for real hackers! (although we do insist on a clean "criminal record" -
no (ex-) virus writers will be accepted for this position).
Main responsibilities :
Help with monitoring the mobile threat landscape and ensure Avast is one step ahead of the bad guys, with direct focus on mobile-based threats
Discover malware outbreaks
Create detections for mobile malware
Analyze malware statically and dynamically
Implement new methods to detect and prevent malware on mobile devices
Very good knowledge of Smali and Dalvik opcodes
Experience with .apk and .dex file analysis
Strong knowledge of Java and Android SDK
Very good skills in Python programming
Android malware analysis skills
Basic Machine Learning skills - scikit-learn (not required)
Active English communication skills
Enthusiasm, good self-motivation and teamwork skills
Passion to Innovate
Desire to work in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment
What do we offer :
Interesting job in an international team at a successful, growing company
Space for self-improvement in the team of highly skilled colleagues
Immediate and measurable influence on the quality of Avast products
Pleasant working environment
Flexible working hours, home office
Great benefits : food and drink provided all day by the company, game room, music studio, fitness center, golf simulator, library, great training system and much more
25 days of holiday, 5 sick days
Sounds like fun? We look forward to hearing from you!