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Threat Researcher 1 Full-time

at Sophos Labs in Banglore (Published at 04-02-2019)


SophosLabs is recruiting Threat Researchers to join our global team of highly skilled security experts to help secure and protect Sophos users and their systems worldwide from threats such as malware, exploits, spam and phishing.

SophosLabs is a global network of highly skilled and trained analysts and IT security professionals that is the front line in protecting businesses from known and emerging threats.
Our analysts cover every area of IT security with integrated systems tracking malware, vulnerabilities, intrusions, spam, legitimate applications, legitimate and infected websites and mobile threats. Our automated systems work with Big Data technologies and continuously populate databases with legitimate and malicious content.

Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. Today Sophos products protect over 100,000 businesses and 100 million users, in more than 150 countries. We provide an excellent, supportive, open and lively work environment with exposure to leading technologies and opportunities for professional development and training.

Location – Bangalore, India

Industry – Computer and Network Security

Employment Type – Full Time

Job Function – SophosLabs / Engineering

Education –
- Bachelor/Master Degree in Engineering, Computer Science/Electronics OR Bachelor/Master of Computer Application
- Good to have certifications such as CEH, CCNA/CCNP, CISSP etc.

Experience –
- 0 to 3 years of experience in Vulnerability/Exploit Research and IPS Signature Development/Test (preferably on Snort or equivalent engine)
- Good understanding of various network and end-point security providing technologies such as conventional Firewalls, NGFWs, IDS/IPS, AV/UTM, Proxy Servers etc

Main Duties –

As a Threat Researcher you will be part of the front line responsible for helping to protect millions of users worldwide from computer security threats like malware, spam and phishing.

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