Senior Malware Researcher - Cisco Advanced Threat Solutions
Prague, Czech Republic
Security, Analytics, Big Data, Cloud and Data Center
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 :
Hands-On experience in Security Operations Center (SOC), incident response, or security specialist role. Tier 1 analysts with curiosity and growth potential are encouraged to apply
Bc/MSc or solid relevant experience
Solid knowledge of network security, network traffic analysis, and threat intelligence
Hacking mindset, proactive, independent and problem solver
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 :
Knowledge of the current threat landscape, and the goals and methods of current malicious actors
Understanding of core networking protocols (DNS, TLS, HTTP, etc.)
Experience in scripting and/or code prototyping on Big Data infrastructures would be an important plus
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
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