Jobs For Malware Analyst Apply Now
ZScaler are looking for security researchers to join the Zscaler ThreatLabZ research team. The Researcher will be primarily responsible for doing malware analysis, developing signatures and automating various processes.
This requires an understanding of web/email protocols and security, online threats (botnets, exploit kits, client-side exploits, cyber crime), an analytic mindset and strong scripting/automation skills. This is a relaxed work environment - t-shirts and flip-flops are fine ... we care about working hard and playing hard.
- 2+ years of experience in security research
- Experience writing IDS/IPS signatures
- Understanding of windows internals and API calls.
- Experience with Malware analysis - Dynamic & Static
- Programming: Shell, Perl, Ruby, or Python
- Strong understanding of web protocols and web application security.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Analyze new malware threats and write new signatures
- Botnet and Exploit Kit research to ensure detection
- QA and improve existing signatures
- Develop automation scripts to aid in research and analysis tasks
- Write blog posts and papers related to threat analysis
- Log analysis to identify new threats
- Reverse engineering experience
- Vulnerability discovery and exploit development skills
- Experience in research blogs and/or speaking engagements
Education Requirements: The candidate will have a bachelor’s or graduate degree from four-year college or university (preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline), or equivalent security industry work experience.
About the company
Zscaler is one of the most exciting technology companies around. Our mission is simple - it is to revolutionize Internet security through the magic of cloud computing. We are the leading, most innovative firm in a $35 billion market - security – and our passion is to bring cloud computing to Internet security just like Salesforce.com did to CRM. More than 5,000 organizations around the world are already using Zscaler - including amazing brands like General Electric, Nestle, NBC, and NATO - and more than 13 million people across more than 200 countries are protected by our systems every single day.