Malware Analyst

Keepnet Labs Ltd
London (North)
23 Feb 2019
14 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Keepnet Labs LTD, invested by CyLon, is a UK based cybersecurity company that protects businesses through the life cycle of email-based attacks. Currently, Keepnet has Large-Enterprise customers including Banks, Insurance companies and Airlines. Keepnet’s patent-pending solutions have been in development for over 4 years.

Keepnet Labs has five platform modules working ‘hand-in-glove’ to provide a market-leading, holistic solution. The modules are Phishing Simulator, Awareness Educator, Email Threat Simulator, Threat Intelligence, Incident Responder.

*Incident Responder:*

* Incident Responder module allows a user to report suspicious emails with one click via our Outlook add-in,
* Sends the email content to our suspicious email analyser for header, body and attachment analysis.
* Creates a variety of attack signatures for alarm generation or blocking active security devices.
* Integrated 3rd party service licenses – Virustotal, Zemana Anti-Malware, Trapmine and Roksit DNS Firewall, Carbon black, Fireeye, Splunk, Qradar, Arcsight and more …
* Automated incident investigation on client inbox & active response

*Email Threat Simulator:*

* Regularly tests your technological investments (such as firewalls, anti-spam and anti-virus), using simulation logic to mimic the attack vectors targeting organisations like yours through your email services.
* Techniques include email harvesting, domain squatting, vulnerability scanner, client-side attacks, malicious attachments, ransomware samples, misconfiguration, browser exploits and file format exploits.

*Cyber Threat Intelligence:*

* Scans the web searching for signals and data that may represent a breach of your data security and therefore a threat to your business.
* The constant vigilance afforded to you by the Threat Intelligence module shortens the time between the potential data breach and defensive response.

*Phishing Simulator:*

* Simulates phishing attacks in a benign environment.
* Tracks user responses and reports
* Quantify vulnerability
* Facilitate proactive response
* It has customization, scheduled and self-service

*Awareness Educator:*

* On-demand Cyber-security awareness training
* Automated in response to a failed Phishing Simulation
* Comprehensive training content covering all current threat types and learning styles
* Serious gaming integration
* Granular reporting for total visibility

As a young technology company, We are looking for an a qualified Malware Analyst to join our IT team.You should be responsible for augmenting our team and contribute in the malware investigation, detection, classification, validation, and release activities in support of our leading edge advanced malware detection solutions.

We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with malware /reversing .

At our company, you will be working with the latest technology, you will have the chance to advance and grow your career.

*Your Task:*

* Analyse and produce protection for new and emerging threats.
* Maintain a deep understanding and knowledge of the evolving threat landscape.
* Research, develop and improve methods for threat detection, protection and correction.
* Contribute to the development and maintenance of malware classification automation, analysis platforms and tools.
* Understand sophisticated threats such as targeted attacks and 0-day vulnerabilities.
* Produce actionable, comprehensive malware reports.
* Support customer incident response as and when required.
* Provide mentoring and guidance to global team members.

*Job Requirements (Experience/Qualifications) :*

* Proven work experience in Malware/Reversing (Having min 5+ years of exp.)
* Strong Reverse Engineering skills - using tools such as IdaPro,.
* Networking experience.
* iOS and Android debugging experience.
* Low-level coding - Fire handling.
* Good knowledge of Windows Operating System internals, TCP/IP.
* Experience using commercial and open-source malware analysis tools and platforms (debuggers, sandboxes and virtualization solutions).
* Familiarity with packed and obfuscated files.
* Experience identifying and subverting anti-disassembly, anti-decompilation, anti-debugging, anti-virtualization/emulation and anti-forensic techniques.
* Outstanding Communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
* Team player
* Good time-management skills
* Programming or scripting experience is beneficial.
* Nice to have - fire behavior and protocols.
* Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or related area.

*What We Offer:*

* A highly competitive package including base Salary plus Generous Benefits
* The opportunity to join a world-class team and play a key role in a fast-growing start-up that is revolutionizing the security industry
* A working environment that offers an exceptional freedom and the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge at an extremely fast pace
* A culture of innovation and inspiration
* A very flexible and creative environment- Telecommuting
* An enthusiastic team to cooperate for exciting projects

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