Sr Software Security Content QA Engineer

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Industry: Computer & Network Security
Areas of Interest: Test and Evaluation
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Overview
 
 
The candidate will be expected to test and certify the quality of next generation of threat detection Security and Anti-virus Content and cloud based detection and telemetry services against various customer scenarios and product deployment conditions. 
 
The candidate will be entrusted to independently strategize, plan and execute the tests that meets various customer requirements including functionality, performance, load, stress and penetration. 
 
The candidate will be expected to work in a fast paced and ever changing world of cyber security, adapt for new requirements on a regular basis and compete and work with brightest minds in network and cyber security domain. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Testing of AV Content, comprising of next generation signatures, rules and various product level configuration which assures world class detection efficacy with lowest False Positives.
  • Awareness of latest trends in security, Anti-virus and adding the knowledge to daily test environments
  • Fast paced release of FireEye’s AV security content to meet customer needs.
  • Designing, developing and executing manual and automated test cases to ensure quality product and service delivery.
  • Generating test reports, automated monitoring scripts for software application services.
  • Report defects in the defect tracking system, work with development and design teams for resolution of such defects. Participate in root cause analysis.
  • Carry out automated test development using existing automation framework and carry out enhancements to the framework as needed.
Requirements:
  • 3-6 years of experience in the security industry with clear demonstrated skill set with both manual and automated testing.
  • Experience in signature tests across Anti Virus and Sandboxing products.
  • Good understanding of trends in security industry, latest threat landscape.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills. Good knowledge on database concepts, Linux and python scripting.
  • Good understanding of Object oriented concepts and familiarity with any modern high-level programming language like JAVA, C++, C# etc.
  • Good understanding of Data structures and operating system concepts.
  • Working knowledge of UI technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript with a passion to learn more.
  • Experience of working on networking protocols like HTTP, DNS, SMTP, SSL and security tools like Snort, Yara etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to present ideas and information clearly
Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience with malware research.
  • Experience with yara, snort and other open source detection engines. 
 
 
FireEye is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.  Click here to view the full EEO/AA statement.
 



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FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 3,100 customers across 67 countries, including over 200 of the Fortune 500.
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000