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Threat Researcher

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Cyberoam Technology

Job Description


As a Sophos Labs Threat Response Engineer you will be responsible for providing protection against malware, email spam and other cyber-threats.
You will be analyzing new malware and spam samples, developing protection against them and handling other protection issues reported by our customers in a timely manner and with quality.
Analyze files reported by our customers to determine their type and risk level
Create first-line detection signatures for new malicious Windows executable
Monitor email spam protection levels and respond to spam outbreaks in a timely manner using appropriate anti-spam detection technology available
Triage and manage cyber-threat related requests coming from our customers by collecting all the necessary information, responding to standard requests and escalating complex issues to problem domain experts for resolution.
Handle false positive reports from customers triggered in anti-spam, URL filtering or anti-malware filtering layers
Use Sophos data publishing systems to build, test and release protection updates for customer use
Write descriptions for threats for publication on the Sophos website to raise customer awareness


Required skills and experiences:

Good understanding of common Internet standards (HTTP, SMTP, DNS, Whois, HTML, RFC822, SSH)
Understanding of x86 architecture and familiarity with x86 Assembly
Understanding of Windows OS fundamentals
Basic understanding of computer and IT security
Practical understanding of PE file format structures
Desired skills and experiences
Reverse engineering with IDA or other tools
Malware and/or spam analysis skills
Scripting experience (Shell, Perl, Python, JavaScript)
Linux user experience

Education required:

B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent
Special conditions
Weekend shift work will be required
Night-time shift work may be required

Company Description

Cyberoam is an award-winning global IT security company globally acclaimed and certified... for its innovating products and technology. With an extensive product portfolio consisting of hardware and virtual offering for network security, centralized security management and centralized network visibility, Cyberoam offers future-ready security to enterprises, SMB and SOHO.   Read full description

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Minimum experience:
Between three and five years
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