MacPaw is about creating apps and services that improve everyday life for Mac users. We make products that enhance what Mac has to offer; saving people time and energy better spent on the things they love. With MacPaw, Mac life gets better. We call MacPaw a family company for a reason. This notion means that we’re not just co-workers and colleagues.
10 января 2022

Security Research Engineer

Киев, удаленно

We are looking for a Security Research Engineer to strengthen the Malware Lab team!

With two more mature engineers, you will research brand new operating systems security mechanisms, examine recent virus samples, look for ways to detect malware by its behavior, and outsmart developers of malicious programs.

You are the right fit for this role if you are responsible and independent, have a passion for creating new solutions, and feel comfortable working with a high level of uncertainty. We also hope you’ll be a good communicator who likes constructive discussions, and you’re able to support your opinion with arguments and facts.

If you love what you saw above, thrilled by complicated tasks, and ready to bring to life your engineering ideas, make sure to send us your resume!

In this role you will:

— Contribute to the product with ideas, features, and improvements
— Research, analyze (how to do?), and validate (can be done?) security solutions for product needs by looking for possible existent approaches, reverse engineering, analyzing related data, etc
— Analyze data received from users (such as malware samples, its location, etc) to improve existent security solutions or research new
— Deliver tech documentation that exhaustingly describes research results and way of implementation if possible
— Help customer support to resolve related user issues, conduct technical communication with customers if needed

Skills you’ll need to bring:

— Experience with reverse engineering tools (Hopper, IDA, etc.)
— Deriving Indicators of Compromise
— Experience identifying and analyzing known cryptography algorithms
— Malware analysis experience
— Strong analytical skills
— Understanding UNIX Operating System concepts: processes, virtual & physical memory, filesystem
— At least basic Assembly language
— Knowledge of any scripting language, preferably Bash or Python
— Familiarity with OS virtualization in order to perform dynamic malware analysis
— Intermediate English level

As a Plus:

— Vulnerabilities research experience
— Knowledge of macOS internals
— C/C++ low-level development

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working model
    It’s completely up to you to decide whether you want to work remotely or in the office. However you decide to mix it up, the office is always open in a co-working mode following all health safety measures.
  • Your health always comes first
    We guarantee Covid-19 insurance starting on your first working day. After you complete your trial period, we cover 100% of the medical insurance cost for you and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental, massages, and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
  • Flexible working hours
    You can choose working hours comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
  • Office designed for people (and pets)
    Our office has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, laying down, and running around. A gym for recreation fitness and yoga. Cozy kitchens with breakfasts, coffee, and snacks. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
  • Space to grow both professionally and personally
    Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Generous education budget, annual development reviews, free English and public speaking classes, and regular tech talks. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
  • Teams we are proud of
    We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian is able to improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage honest and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
  • Time-off policy that actually covers life’s needs
    20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on what you are passionate about and it’s not a MacPaw Core Business), personal time day-offs designed to help you take care of important matters in your personal life, parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
  • Cafe and fresh daily lunches
    There’s plenty of yummy options for everybody. But... You *have* to try our ricotta cakes. Seriously. They’re unbelievable.
  • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
    MacPaw participates in numerous charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 3 working days per year making the world a better place.