Cybersecurity Vulnerability Researcher

Job Category: Cybersecurity Vulnerability Researcher
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bucharest

Key Responsibilities

  • Researches and monitors new vulnerabilities, attacks and exploits on infrastructure components and / or software;
  • Performs analysis on the exposure of our current infrastructure and components against newest vulnerabilities and threats on the infrastructure and/ or application layer;
  • Writes up advisories based on analysis of vulnerabilities;
  • Writes up papers / analysis on technologies and solutions deployed as relates to current exposure on known vulnerabilities and provides recommendations for remediation activities and applicable controls required;
  • Engagement with the other teams to secure the impacted assets and components until the remediation;
  • Presents complex security issues and vulnerability analysis to a variety of audiences, including senior executives;
  • Researches existing exploit code for new and critical vulnerabilities and/or develops proof-of-concept exploit code for test and evaluation of mitigations solutions;
  • Testing out ideas and automating code for new and critical vulnerabilities using a solid, virtual lab;
  • Reverse engineering intricate systems and protocols vulnerabilities;
  • Improving upon proof of concept code to demonstrate vulnerabilities;
  • Cultivates the practice of staying abreast on latest trends and developments in vulnerability research, tools and solutions, threat intelligence and remediation activities followed across industry;
  • Develop and maintain a vulnerability assessment database/repository.

Functional/technical requirements:

  • A degree in Information Technology, Information Security or related major and 4-6 years of direct experience in the field of cybersecurity;
  • Familiarity with operating system internals and exploit mitigation techniques;
  • Development experience in a high-level language (C/C++, Python);
  • Experience in threat and vulnerability management, and penetration testing;
  • Experience developing custom software tools to assist in performing reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues;
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills to present complex security issues and vulnerability analysis;
  • Collaborative / team player, self-driven, independent and customer-oriented;
  • Good technical aptitude, problem solving and ability to quickly learn and master new topics and domains;
  • Candidates must be able to work independently and demonstrate exceptional organizational and time management skills;
  • CISSP or similar certification advantageous.

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