Malware Researcher

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Senior Assessment Specialist

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Beacon Red Beacon Red
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Malware Researcher

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

 

 

As a Malware Researcher, you will:

  • Building and maintaining large-scaled sensors networks
  • Building in-house malware feeds: Malspam URI’s, Exploit kits, Malvertisement campaigns, Mobile apps
  • Building detection mechanisms for Mobiles platforms
  • Keep tracking, reverse engineering, technical analysis of current threats
  • Maintenance and development of an existing Sandboxing solution & customize it for specific needs
  • Contribute to different threat advisories provided to customer; contribute to internal signatures definitions repositories and contribute to signature definitions repositor
  • Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers!

 

 

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

  • Hands-on experience with IDA pro or R2
  • Good Intel x86, x64 or ARM32 and Aarch64 assembly knowledge
  • Hands-on experience in reverse engineering any of the: x86, x64, ARM binaries
  • Good Windows, macOS, Android internals knowledge
  • Understanding of malware cryptography
  • Good knowledge of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) actors
  • C/C++ knowledge is mandatory, Programming experience is a good plus.
  • Blog posts, publications, white papers, are a good plus
  • CTF or CVE track records are a good plus
  • A desire to innovate in the UAE

 

 

 

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true. At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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