We are looking for Sr Security Researcher to join the Zscaler ThreatLabZ research team. The Researcher will be primarily responsible for doing malware analysis, exploit 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.
Responsibilities / What You ll Do
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
Qualifications / Your Background
7-9 years of experience in security research
Strong Reverse engineering skills
Experience with Malware analysis - Dynamic Static, Tools like IDA Pro, Ollydbg, Wireshark etc.
Experience writing IDS / IPS, YARA signatures
Understanding of Windows internals and API calls.
Programming : Shell, Perl, Ruby, or Python
Strong understanding of web protocols and web application security
Experience in research blogs and / or speaking engagements
Bachelor s or graduate degree from a four-year college or university (preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline), or equivalent security industry work experience