Security ResearcherPrimary Location India, Bangalore Date posted 01/14/2021
Job Title:Web Information Security Researcher and Surfer
Role Overview:McAfee is looking for a Web Security Researcher to mine, analyse, and profile URL contents to categorise and classify URLs to protect customers from Web-based threats, and to respond to customers by email in relation to URL related queries. The Web Research Team is a dynamic, high-profile team providing protection for hundreds of millions of users of McAfee products.
From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.
About the role :
- You will analyse security risks associated with websites to classify URLs using viewable content, non-viewable content, and associated meta data.
- You will categorise and Classify URLs according to type of content Research networks of websites and web data flows
- You will Identify patterns/anomalies in data sets
- Identify ways to improve classification quality and efficiency
- Communicate analysis summaries to peers, managers, and customers
- Respond to web security escalations
- Be available for a week by phone and email for an on-call shift once every 6-8 weeks
- This role reports to Manager, Security Researcher.
- 2+ years experience working with data analysis or quality assurance
- Ability to construct SQL queries and work with databases
- Experience with web security protocols and technologies
- Ability to critically several potentially conflicting information from several sources and form a defensible conclusion based on the data available
- Desire to perform scientific analysis
- Ability to perform accurate repeated data entry in relation to data analysis
- Ability to clearly, professionally, and diplomatically explain the rationale behind URL classification decisions in writing.
- Good to have QA experience and some exposure on Scripting, Python
Company Benefits and Perks:
We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.
- Pension and Retirement Plans
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Support for Community Involvement
We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why 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.