Threat Researcher - Detection (M/F/D)

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Why VMRay

Do you have a passion for cybersecurity, data and malware analysis? Would you like to work in a diverse, talented and international team of security professionals? We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and relentlessly curious Threat Researcher to join the VMRay Team!

Your Responsibilities
  • Improve VMRay’s detection capabilities through the creation and maintenance of VTIs (our proprietary detection rules for malware and Phishing), URL detonation logic, Browser AutoUI rules, etc.
  • Take first hand responsibility in ensuring great quality of our detection code by writing unit tests, creating test sample files and urls, and other related activities
  • Share ownership with the rest of the team in delivering the signatures to the customer by taking turns taking care of our release processes and related infrastructure
  • Implement data collection and monitoring tools to discover potential problems with existing detections and aid in the creation of new detections
  • Ensure maintainability of our detection code via regular code refactoring and modernization
Our Requirements
  • Two or more years of professional software development experience, preferable Python
  • One year, preferable more years of experience in Threat Research
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work independently as well as the ability to collaborate on technical projects
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and self-disciplined team member capable of planning and executing multiple projects within a diverse work environment
  • Proficient in English both written and spoken
Location

​Bochum, ​Europe or Remote (European time zone)

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