Security Researcher (AMRD708)

Full Time
Sunnyvale, CA
Areas of Interest: Technology Research and Development
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Overview

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments - be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog or FortiGuard Labs.
Explore new territory with smart people at Fortinet. Our mission is to deliver the most innovative, highest performance network security platform in the market! Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 Fortune Global 100.
 
Department Overview – Report to Sr. Manager of security research team, who is looking for a security researcher. The ideal candidate should have strong interest in network security and have ability to analyze network attacks, discover zero-day vulnerabilities in popular systems or applications.The security research team is responsible for research and analysis of new network attacks/threats, zero-day vulnerability discovery and providing valuable research findings for the press. 
 
Title - Security Researcher I
 
Responsibilities – While this is an individual contributor role, you’ll be involved in working with other team to let the public including our customers know your research outcome.
  • Analyze high profile network attacks/threats.
  • Analyze botnets and monitor their activities.
  • Discover new zero-day exploits/vulnerabilities.
  • Develop protection against network attacks/threats.
  • Write security-related blog, paper, etc.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest exploitation/attack techniques.
 
Experience – You are experienced, but you also like to discover new things. And you want to work with smart people to improve the security of Internet.
  • Must have 2+ years of security research or vulnerability discovery experience.
  • Experience with OllyDbg or equivalent.
  • Experience with IDA Pro or equivalent.
  • Experience with x86/x64 assembly.
  • Experience in reverse engineering.
  • In-depth knowledge of OS internals.
  • Solid knowledge of programming languages such as C/C++ and Python.
  • Solid knowledge of networking and internet protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP.
  • Ability to work independently.

Education – Bachelor or higher degree in computer science or related fields.

 



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Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. If you're looking for a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment, then Fortinet is the place for you. We are an equal opportunity employer offering exciting work, competitive compensation and benefits. Fortinet is looking for the best and the brightest to join our highly motivated team.
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000