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Research Intern Full-time

at FIREEYE CYBERSECURITY PVT. LTD. in Pune (Published at 25-04-2017)

Position Title: Research Intern

Location: Pune, India

The Company:
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 4,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 650 of the Forbes Global 2000.

The Role:

Threat Researcher will bring technical expertise to track and monitor advanced cyber threats seen today.

The primary focus of this profile is to monitor and technical analysis and reporting of activities related to cyber-crime and attacks affecting enterprises across various regions.

Threat Researcher will use skills and background knowledge in areas like Cyber Crime, Targeted attacks, Distributed Denial of Service to help in identification, collection and reporting of malicious activities of cyber criminals.


Provide active threat landscape monitoring to effectively recognize threats to assist in high quality threat intelligence and advanced threat analysis reports
Develop and maintain internal tool-set for collection of threat related information.
Conduct technical research including but not limited to analysis of interesting samples, and exploit kits and link them to associated campaigns
Conduct holistic research on Spamming campaigns and associated indicators via Various research tools
Research and monitor on-line forums, blogs and social networks /IRC channels for discussions providing threat indicators and utilize them in the technical research.
Regularly report findings in short succinct report to analysts


Programming skills with scripting languages such as Python or Perl
Knowledge of Virtual Machine(VM) technology
Basic knowledge in malware analysis and reverse engineering
Good Understaning of working of IDA PRO and immunity a plus
Knowledge of Windows and Linux internals
Working knowledge of networking concepts : TCP/IP,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP etc.
Proficient with network traffic analysis tools such as Wireshark and tcpdump.
Good Understaning of web technologies like PHP, HTML, CSS

Additional Qualifications:
Strong problem solving and analysis skills
Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player with a good sense of humor
Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Note: Applications have been closed.


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