Security ResearcherPrimary Location India, Bangalore Date posted 04/29/2021
Job Title:Security Researcher
Role Overview:McAfee is a leader in threat research. As a security researcher in our core research team, you will focus on reverse engineering and advance malware analysis. You must have the passion and experience necessary to turn research findings into practical threat detections.
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'll perform malware research and analysis.
You'll handle customer escalations to address FP/FN and provide appropriate solutions.
You'll contribute to McAfee's intelligence portal like blogs, Research Papers etc.
You would need to be an expert in analysing malware of multiple types, including malicious PDFs, Office Documents, and PE files
You understand Linux, MacOS malware and its threat landscape
3+ years of Security industry experience involving Python, Django, Dynamic Analysis, and reverse engineering
Understanding of PE file format.
Knowledge of Windows OS internals - memory, threads, processes, API, etc.
Proficiency in debuggers usage (OllyDbg, IDA pro)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player
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.