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Senior Threat Analysis Engineer - Intrusion Prevention

Job typeFull time
LocationIn company's office
Job posterParveen Vashishtha
Poster's companySymantec
Poster's positionSenior Threat Analysis Engineer
(re)Posted on2017-12-01
DescriptionThis opening is for Pune office.

In Security Technology and Response, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a global team of security engineers, virus hunters, threat analysts, and researchers that provides the underlying security technology, content, and support for all Symantec corporate and consumer security products. The division considers not only today’s threats, but the threats of tomorrow and uses this intelligence to develop entirely new approaches to security. These technologies are being developed for every possible platform including the network infrastructure, servers, desktops, and mobile devices. The group is high-talent and high-energy, pushing new technologies that must achieve the best detection, best performance, and best user experience in the marketplace.

The Threat Analysis Engineer will provide network protection for both client and server side attacks including remote code execution vulnerabilities, exploit kits, Malware (PC & Mobile), Social network scams, CMS/Web application attacks.
The engineer will be required to respond to emerging attacks and create Intrusion Prevention signatures.
The engineer will reverse engineer unknown binaries to determine their behaviour.
The engineer will create tools and scripts to aid in reverse engineering malicious threats including file format parsers and decryptors.
The role requires the ability to occasionally work under high-pressure situations.
Skills4+ years of relevant experience.
Sound knowledge of x86 assembly and C/C++ languages.
Experience in Vulnerability research, malware analysis and reverse engineering is preferable.
The applicant should have sound knowledge of windows file system and memory management.
Debugging experience using tools such as IDA, Softice, Ollydbg is preferable.
The applicant should have solid networking background with a complete understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
Knowledge in scripting languages such as Perl or Python and in reverse engineering tools and techniques is preferable.
Knowledge of web applications, CMS is preferable.
Candidate must have excellent communication skills.
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