Principal Malware Analyst

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Principal Malware Analyst

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.

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for identification of any incidents that may have been missed by either the SIEM tool or Security Analysts.
  • Audit of Tier 1 and Tier 2 escalations to ensure what we send our customers is accurate. 
  • Ability to create content based on the identification of missed incidents, customer requirements and or new attack vectors identified. 
  • Ability to analyze/reverse engineer malware for the purpose of identifying threat actors, extract IOC’s and provide a detail documentation for reporting. 
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers is key.  English skills must be fluent and he ability to articulate the status on all tasks and projects I critical.
  • Ability to train other personnel across for the improvement of the service

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

  • Strong Linux experience
  • Ability to create correlation content in at least one COTS based SIEM tool.
  • Strong understanding of IOC’s and Intel feed management and or usage
  • Strong understanding or regex and other methods for logic determination
  • Strong understanding of coding languages
  • Strong understanding of security kill chain and Veris framework
  • Proactive in engaging with customers, client executives and other MSS teams
  • Incident Handling procedures
  • Strong understanding of binary and hex

 

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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