Threat Analysis Engineer

Full Time
Pune, India
Areas of Interest: Exploitation Analysis, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Overview

This is a Threat Analysis Engineer position and it is part of the Threat Research Team within the CSS Security Intelligence group.

This role is responsible for researching, evaluating, validating, testing third-party vulnerability reports, and publishing vulnerability and threat information via DeepSight alert services.  The role is shift based and the team is measured against publishing timeliness and volume to meet customer SLEs. 

 

Your job includes but not limited to:

  • Creating reports of vulnerability reported by vendors and researchers
  • Researching the vulnerability, exploits , identifying new vulnerabilities
  • Developing and updating the vulnerability content and deliverable for DeepSight Alert Services.
  • Security Assessment, Penetration Testing, Web and Mobile Application assessment and Security Configuration Audit


Taking full accountability for the reports being created / updated to include following things:
Define type of vulnerability, how it is exploited, post exploits impact, affected technologies/non-affected technologies, quality of the report, solution/workaround, any additional information specific to a particular vulnerability, will the solution delight the customer etc.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience in cyber security
  • Passion for cyber security and protecting customers against threats by discovering and reporting vulnerabilities
  • A strong understanding of the information security threat landscape, including detailed technical knowledge about the most prevalent vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods, and infection vectors


Desired:

  • Any reverse engineering experience related to application and operating system
  • More than certifications knowledge gained through:
    • A+
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
    • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
    • CISSP
    • CEH...
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Great Team Player


Automating manual tasks using scripting tools like Python will be an added advantage.

 

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