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(Junior) Researcher

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Helsinki
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Helsinki

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

If you have ever wondered how Detection & Response systems work, or are interested in using AI models to detect anomalies, or get excited about the Techniques, Tactics and Procedures that cyber threat actors conduct throughout the killchain... Then this could be your dream job!

Key Responsibilities

As a (Junior) Researcher, you will be part of the Service Team that ensures our Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) as well as Managed Detection & Response (MDR) products detect the latest and greatest attacks & attackers.

In order to do that, you'll have to:

  • Ensure that our detections are detecting both new and prevalent attack techniques.
  • Combine information from multiple data sources, types and enrichments to create the best possible detections.
  • Analyze individual threats, attackers and attack techniques.
  • Create tooling to improve the efficiency of certain tasks.

What are we looking for?

The following will be helpful:

  • Coding skills (esp. Java and Python)
  • Malware Analysis

  • Familiarity with Windows, Mac and Linux operating system internals

  • Familiarity with typical hands on keyboard attack behavior

  • Knowledge of the ATT&CK framework
  • Blue team & Red team mindset


Bonus points

  • x86/x64 Reverse Engineering
  • Experience with the Drools Business Rules Management System


What will you get from us

  • Learning from world-class cybersecurity experts that build the detections behind topnotch cybersecurity products.

  • Flexible and friendly working environment.

  • Ability to contribute and influence the capabilities of F-Secure's cyber security products.

  • Ability to create protection mechanisms against threat actors and keep the digital world a safer place.

To apply for this position, please submit a motivational letter and your resume.

A security background check will be conducted for the selected candidate, in accordance with the Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2014.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.


1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

Christine Bejerasco | Hiring Manager

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