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Security Researcher

Primary Location Bangalore, Karnataka Additional Locations Date posted 05/27/2019
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McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the web securely. With our unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee helps home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. Our products are unique in how they work together to make security affordable and manageable. These days, the threats are tougher, and the perpetrators are trickier. As we have for more than 20 years, McAfee delivers superior protection that is trusted by millions of people.


We are seeking an energetic Security Researcher to join our growing organization. Our organization works in the areas of malware research, response and system development. You will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily malware escalation responses, routines and procedures. Additionally, you will help build platforms and automations which will help “fight the bad guys.”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Detection and Repair Testing for McAfee products
  • Perform dynamic malware analysis and static analysis wherever necessary.
  • Good knowledge of all the tools used for malware analysis.
  • Good knowledge on reverse engineering
  • Verify threat-detection coverage for the entire lifecycle of a threat
  • Verify cleanup ability of McAfee
  • Analysis of the Malwares/False positives reported from the customers
  • On call work during holidays and weekends.


  • BS with 3+ years in industry or MS (preferred) with 1+ years of demonstrated experience.
  • Proven ability to translate insights into business recommendations
  • Excellent problem solving skills, fast learner, self-motivated to take initiatives with focus on achieving results in timely manner.
  • Experience with Python shell scripting preferred.
  • Knowledge of Malware analysis Static and Dynamic, Reverse Engineering
  • Proficient in PE file format structure along with Windows OS fundamentals.
  • Known in Non-Windows platforms and different file types

Our Values:
We live our values day in and day out, do you think you can live our values with us? If you can, don’t think, just connect with us. Together is power.

  • We achieve Excellence with Speed and Agility
  • We Play to Win or Don’t Play
  • We Innovate without Fear
  • We Practice Inclusive Candor and Transparency
  • We Put the Customer at the Core


Shift 1 (India)

Primary Location:

India, Bangalore

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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