Security research engineer

Posted: Nov. 9, 2020, 4:20 a.m. - Full Time - Bangalore


0-1 years of experience in Information Security Research for Enterprise Security software products.


Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering

Job Brief:
Security Research Engineer will join the security research and development team. The role involves performing research on the latest vulnerabilities, developing security content for those vulnerabilities. A primary expectation would be of genuine interest in the field of Information Security. Prior exposure to exploit development, AV/IDS/IPS signature creation, participation in community or projects related to security would be considered an added advantage.

Role & Responsibilities:

·      Research and development of vulnerability detection scripts for the latest security vulnerabilities
·      Understanding the relationship between vulnerabilities and malware
·      Creating a proof of concepts for the latest vulnerabilities
·      Identifying ways to fix or mitigate the vulnerabilities
·      Perform Peer testing and QA for the developed content
·      Automating repetitive tasks using Python or any other scripting language
·      Writing technical blogs/articles on the latest security trends/vulnerabilities/exploits
·      Developing security tools


·      1-3 years of experience in Security Content Development role with Enterprise Software/Security/Cloud/SaaS-based companies with a demonstrated track record
·      Practical knowledge of Security and Vulnerabilities
·      Creating, reproducing and demonstrating proof of concepts for the latest vulnerabilities
·      Good analytical and interpersonal skills
·      Good in at least one of the programming languages (python/C/C++/LUA)
·      Good understanding of IT Infrastructure Management and Information Security and exposure to various security technologies
·      Knowledge of System and Network security
·      Familiarity across Unix/Linux, Windows, Mac systems and Virtualization
·      Ability to manage multiple tasks and handle conflicting priorities
·      Understanding of NMAP NSE script development will be an added advantage
·      Exploit development, IDS/IPS signature development will be an added advantage
·      Strong communication skills, Verbal & Written (English)


Bangalore, India