Senior Malware Reverse Engineer, Unit 42 (Remote)

Employer
Palo Alto Networks Unit 42
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
May 06, 2022
Closes
May 17, 2022
Ref
522011084
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionOur MissionAt Palo Alto NetworksA' (R) everything starts and ends with our mission:Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.We're changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.Job DescriptionYour CareerAs a member of Unit 42 Threat Intelligence's Reverse Engineering group, you will be working closely with a globally distributed team of vulnerability researchers, reverse engineers, and threat intelligence analysts. Your time will be divided between picking apart various classes of malware and side projects to improve our team workflows and company products.Your ImpactReverse engineer malware via static, dynamic methods as well as interpretation of Assembly through utilization of a disassembling or debugging toolCollaborate with our Threat Intelligence team to analyze and develop detection coverage for the latest threatsImplement automated malware analysis tools and work with Engineering departments to import into analysis workflowsResearch and prototype novel automated malware detection techniquesCommunicate with product engineering teams to improve detection efficacy in our ecosystem of productsQualificationsYour ExperienceProficiency in Python, C, and/or C++Experience in malware analysis and reverse engineering in x86/x64Familiarity with Golang malware and Reversing GO binariesExperience with debuggers such as WinDBG, GDB, and X64DBGFamiliar with disassemblers such as IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, or GhidraDevelopment experience with malware analysis automation, such as IDA plugins, sandboxing, triage tools, etc Experience with mobile malware a plusBS/MS in Computer Science or Computer EngineeringAdditional InformationThe TeamUnit 42 is the global threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks. We believe threat intelligence should be shared and available to all within the industry. We deliver high-quality, in-depth research on adversaries, malware families, and attack campaigns. Our analysts uncover and document adversary behaviors and then share playbooks that give insight into the various tools, techniques, and procedures threat actors execute to compromise organizations.Our CommitmentWe're trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity's status quo. It's simple: we can't accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@.Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $105,800/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks JobsVaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:The job requires accessing a company worksiteThe job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirementsYou choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksiteIf you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

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