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Staff Research Scientist - Email Full-time

at FireEye CyberSecurity P Ltd in Banglore (Published at 13-11-2018)

The Company:

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 6,300 customers across 67 countries, including more than 40 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.


We are looking for a Staff Research Engineer to help us build next generation detection of FireEye Appliances. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about solving real problems by turning cutting edge research into operational production solutions. The Staff Researcher will drive email research, analysis (data-mining) and generate content for use in our products that enhance FireEye’s security content infrastructure, process workflow, and the malware intelligence portal. They will work with team at headquarters and other locations to support research and detection efforts.


Build and drive Roadmap for detection efficacy and email research operation
Perform data analysis to measure efficacy and continuously thrive to improve developed solutions.
Forward Looking Research – Researcher will have the opportunity to develop leading edge prototypes to solve emerging challenges.
Threat Analytics – Leveraging threat intelligence from different sources, identify patterns to co-relate and establish the origin and flow of attacks.
Dissect and Reverse Engineer advanced malware and cyber attacks
Develop and maintain relationships with the research community
Evangelize the deliverables to the partners, leadership, and stakeholders


At least eight years direct or equivalent experience in areas of email, advanced threats, spam and other aspects of cyber-attacks discovery.
Specialist in programming primarily C/C++ and Python
Candidate should have good communication skills to respond to the support/customer queries.
Able to work independently and be available at times during non-business hours to handle critical customer issues/malware outbreak.
Experience in big data infrastructure is a definite plus
Knowledge in Security and Malware detection technologies
Preferred: Hands-on reverse engineering and knowledge of operating system internals.
Experience working in fast-paced development environments

Additional Qualifications:

Excellent inter-personal and teamwork skills
Public speaking skills and experience
BS/MS in computer science or equivalent experience
Above all, the right passion and attitude to solve new challenges

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