Role: Principal Malware Researcher
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 and Benefits
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Accenture Security Practice and you will become part of the one of the fastest growing areas of the business with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions.
What responsibilities will you have?
We’re helping clients in iDefense transition to a more protected environment. You’ll be responsible for managing the risks of transition and operating in new environments, leading assurance activities and working with our teams to ensure successful delivery.
As a principal malware researcher, your primary role is to undertake research on malware samples - to extract intelligence for attribution and develop signatures for malware detection and classification. You will also be involved in our ongoing research efforts on targeted attacks and cybercrime campaigns. We’re looking for a self-driven professional who can contribute to research direction and ideas to improve our collection efforts as well as providing technical supervision for our team of junior analysts.
You’ll be the key point of contact for Malware Intelligence, helping our delivery teams and the client identify technical solutions and help manage risk.
What skills & experience are we looking for?
We’re looking for people with experience of successful delivery of security and malware research within large programmes. You’ll be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of:
· X86/64 assembly and malware reverse engineering
· Network intrusion models e.g. the kill chain, ATT&CK
· Threat Actor and Group Tracking
· Developing Malware Classification Signatures e.g. Yara
· Scripting Languages e.g. Python
· Communicating technical subjects to non-technical audience
Ideally you will have experience in some of the following areas:
· Window Internals
· Incident Response Remediation
· Red Teaming
· SANS GREM
What academic qualifications do you need?
Closing Date for Applications 31/11/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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