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Lead software security researcher Full-time

at DarkMatter in Abu Dhabi (Published at 04-08-2019)

Lead Software Security Researcher

You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

As a Lead Software Security Researcher, you will:

Lead large security projects
Analyze applications to understand how they work, where they have weaknesses and demonstrate how identified vulnerabilities can be exploited by developing Proof-of-Concepts
Conduct research in new techniques, mitigations and identify zero-day vulnerabilities
Produce accurate security advisories to vendors, write technical blog posts, present at conferences or create white papers
Deliver security reports by performing security audits
Mentor and coach colleagues on technical topics
Nurture relationships with all clients
Improve testing methodologies
Conduct technical interviews
Assist management with certain requests
Perform technical QA on security reports
Scope security assessments
Development of security tools

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or obtained relevant security certifications.
8+ years of experience in Security Research.
Deep understanding of various software security vulnerabilities, threats and attack vectors on different environments, and reverse engineering.
Research experience in software and/or devices such as Operating Systems, ICS, smart cards, web servers, Smartphones, email servers, web applications, clients and readers etc.
Software development experience in at least three of these languages: C/C++, C#, Java, Swift, Objective C).
Advanced in one or more assembly languages (x86/64, ARM, etc…).
Expertise in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, GO or Ruby).
Strong foundations in computer architecture, network, web technologies, Operating Systems or embedded systems.
Proven participation in responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities, blog, Capture the Flag events, presented at known security conferences and Bug Bounty programs would be an advantage

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