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Junior Malware Analyst

WithSecure™ protects businesses all over the world from modern threats. We do this through a Co-security approach born from first-hand knowledge that no one can solve every cyber security problem alone. Every single day, our diverse, growing team fights against online extortion, threats to national infrastructure, the unlawful spread of sensitive information, and everything in-between. The best part about working for WithSecure is our people! We are a community of dedicated and passionate professionals that take workplace happiness seriously. If you’re looking for something that’s more than just a job – we’d love to hear from you.

WithSecure Intelligence is our unit dedicated to researching endpoint threat detection, cloud and web security, detection and response methodologies, data-driven threat insights, and tracking and deciphering advanced persistent threats. Our team includes machine learning experts, malware analysts, reverse engineers, threat intelligence specialists, detection engineers, and security researchers. We closely collaborate with partners, industry counterparts, academic institutions, investigative journalists, and local CERTS, to ensure the unit learns from and contributes to global cyber security efforts.

If you’re interested in malware analysis and reverse engineering and enjoy the idea of correlating information from multiple sources to create logic capable of detecting the latest cyber threats, look no further than this job.

Key Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities in this role will be to analyze and classify file, email, and web-based threats and vulnerabilities and to create simple detections capable of catching them. You will also oversee the testing and release of detections you create and write malware analysis descriptions and documentation to accompany them. In this role, you will also learn how to provide the quality of response and support that WithSecure is known for as you interact with both our customers and our employees.

What are we looking for?

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of Windows operating systems’ internal structures and APIs.
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and/or other low level programming languages.
  • Knowledge on common Internet protocols (TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP).
  • High-level understanding of the threat landscape and computer security , especially endpoint security.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to interact easily with people of different cultures and backgrounds.

Ideal candidates for this position will also be able to fulfill some of the following requirements:

  • Willingness to work in a 2-shift/5 days rotation and participate in on-call duties.
  • Prior experience with reverse engineering – assembly language (x86), disassemblers and debuggers (Hiew, Ollydbg, Windbg, IDA Pro).
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (LUA, Python, JavaScript).

What will you get from us

As a member of the WithSecure Intelligence, you’ll enjoy a diverse, flexible, and friendly workplace, get to learn from world-class cyber security experts, contribute to and influence the capabilities of WithSecure’s cyber security products and services, and make the digital world a better and safer place for everyone.

WithSecure™ employees are a community of dedicated and passionate professionals who are committed to building expertise, sharing knowledge, and fostering workplace fellowship, diversity, and happiness. If you’re looking for something that’s more than just a job, we’d love to hear from you. And if you’re interested in applying, send us a cover letter and your CV.

The selected candidates will need to complete a technical assessment prior to the interview.
A security background check will be conducted for the selected candidate.

Work with great people

William Jardine
Managing Consultant
"The freedom is a big thing for me. The trust you are doing something worthwhile."
Fairuz Zainor
"I joined WithSecure (previously F-Secure) straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Kinga Baran
Program Manager
"WithSecure gives me a feeling of appreciation for what I do as well as ongoing challenges to grow personally. This sounds like a slogan but it really happens here!"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,200 amazing colleagues in 18 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 70+ nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

Purpose – Why we exist
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society — trust that is threatened by uncertainty, fear and worry caused by cyber attacks and crime.

Vision – Where we are heading
No one should experience a serious loss because of a cyber attack
We envision a future where no one should experience a serious loss or be put out of business because of cyber attack or crime. At least no one who puts their trust in us.

Mission – What we do
Accelerate transition to outcome-based security
Our mission is to research, innovate and build technologies, human expertise and delivery-business models that will accelerate our customers’ and partners’ transition to outcome-based security.

Diversity & Inclusion:

WithSecure is an equal opportunity employer and believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to nationality, colour, race, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender (including gender reassignment), sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or physical or mental disability.
We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you!

Victor Juarez Sixto | Contact Person

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