Senior Security Researcher Alert Logic
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Alert Logic is hiring for a Sr. Security Researcher to work with our team of Research Engineers in analyzing new threats, proactively finding vulnerabilities and writing detection logic for these attacks. The successful candidate must be skilled in reverse engineering, exploit development and offensive/defensive security tactics.
Alert Logic sits at the nexus of two of the hottest trends in IT: the adoption of cloud technologies and increased security and compliance requirements driven by an increasingly connected world. In a typical month, Alert Logic processes over 100 million security events and stores petabytes of data for over 1,300 enterprise customers. We are an established company with a history of almost ten years, yet maintain a pace, energy and agility that allows us to advance our offerings and technology and preserve a startup-like culture.
Employ strong knowledge of security concepts and practices to proactively identify threats, vulnerabilities and exploits
Investigate and analyze new threats, vulnerabilities and exploits and document and develop countermeasures
Serve as an escalation point for the Security Operations Center for new incidents
Make recommendations for appropriate development, engineering and corporate processes and procedures
Answer questions from clients regarding new attacks and trends
Performing reverse engineering of malicious code
Analyze malware, including: worms viruses, Trojans, rootkits and bots.
Discover vulnerabilities in binaries, including: format string vulnerabilities, buffer overflow conditions, and the identification of flawed cryptographic schemes and binary obfuscation schemes
Analyze and write exploits for stack overflows, heap overflows, integer overflows, and format strings
Strong TCP/IP networking, Windows, UNIX and Linux administration
Familiarity with network switches, routers and firewalls
Experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools
Experience with high-level scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby) and shell scripting
Knowledge of hex editors, disassemblers, code coverage analyzers, ring 0/3 debuggers
Understanding of concepts such as virtual machines and byte code, system vs. code level reversing, branch prediction, memory management systems, executable formats and image sections such as PE/COFF and ELF, behavioral analysis of malware, hashing functions, unpacking UPX and other popular packing algorithms
Strong customer service, time management and multi-tasking skills
Real world hands-on security experience such as security assessments, penetration testing and ethical hacking are desirable
Any computer security certifications such as OSCP, NOP, GREM, GWAPT or GPEN are also desirable
||1776 Yorktown |
Houston, TX 77056
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Alert Logic's on-demand solutions provide the easiest way to secure networks and comply with policies and regulations by enabling our customers to detect threats, eliminate vulnerabilities, and manage log data.Investors: Access Venture Partners
, DFJ Mercury
, Hunt Ventures/Hunt BioVentures
, OCA Ventures
, Updata Partners All Jobs: at Alert Logic
Houston, TX 77056
|Company Profile:||Alert Logic is the industry's leading provider of on-demand IT compliance and security solutions. Our solutions provide mid-sized organizations with the easiest way to secure networks and comply with policies and regulations.
Our on-demand platform utilizes software-as-a-service to deliver the benefits of rapid deployment, zero maintenance, and no upfront capital costs. As a result, Alert Logic customers benefit from easy and affordable network security and compliance.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Alert Logic is changing the way IT compliance and security solutions are designed, delivered, and utilized. |
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