Staff Security Researcher, Application Security

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Company: Lookout
Category: IT
Published on 2021-02-06 09:01:01

With a massive mobile security dataset and over 100 granted patents, Lookout’s security platform, the Lookout Security Cloud, supports a wide range of Lookout products and services and forms the backbone of Lookout’s value and competitive advantages in the mobile security market. 

We are looking for a Security Researcher to join our Application Security Intelligence team, a group of world-class mobile researchers who work on malware and other app-based threats in the mobile space. As a member of this team you will have access and contribute to an extensive arsenal of detection tools and technologies used to hunt and neutralize Android and iOS malware to protect our users.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and stop threats to user security and privacy, using the largest data set of mobile apps in the world. 
  • Hunt down and neutralize malware before it affects our users. 
  • Identify and track malicious actors.
  • Create detection logic to protect users from current and future malware instances.
  • Develop tools to mine our mobile app data set to identify new malware families, actors, and trends in mobile malware.
  • Qualifications & skills:

  • Experience in reverse engineering software (mobile App reversing preferred).
  • Ability to read code in Java, C, C++, ARM Assembly; bonus points for ObjectiveC, Swift.
  • Ability to create research tools in Python, Ruby, or Java.
  • Knowledge of mobile systems (Android, iOS).
  • Experience using some of the following tools: IDA Pro, Hopper, gdb, Frida.
  • Curiosity and a strong drive to understand how malware and cyber crime business models work.
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