Security Researcher

7 months ago(6/30/2017 3:18 PM)
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Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Threat Experts


Trend Micro: Securing Your Journey to the Cloud

Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


We’re looking for passionate and self-motivated security-minded individuals to join our research and filter development team in DVLabs.  Trend Micro TippingPoint DVLabs is a known leader in vulnerability discovery, analysis and protection.  Our team includes industry-recognized security professionals who apply cutting-edge research, analysis and reverse-engineering techniques to develop comprehensive protection for enterprise business systems.


If you enjoy finding and exploiting vulnerabilities, analyzing malware, and researching exploit techniques and mitigations, we think you’ll find our team a perfect fit.  With access to an unrivaled number of vulnerabilities and public exploits, you’ll be able to hone your unique skillset in the areas of in-depth network packet analysis, file format and protocol dissection, and advanced regular expression development to identify malicious traffic.  We are investing heavily in both internal and external training and career growth and development, as well as encouraging independent research projects and driving industry thought leadership.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated network proficiency related to encapsulation across each layer of OSI model and deconstruction and analysis of network-based vulnerabilities and exploits. Solid understanding of all types of exploits and exploit techniques, as well as security/mitigation methods across various operating systems.
  • Experience with advanced Regular Expression development (PCRE or other).
  • Software development experience/proficiency in multiple languages. C/C++ and other object-oriented platforms is a plus.  Experience with scripting languages such as Python/Perl/Ruby is also positive.
  • Experience with reverse engineering tools (e.g. disassemblers, debuggers, instrumentation frameworks, etc.)
  • Very strong team and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work independently and achieve individual goals.
  • High level of documentation and organizational skills are crucial to process repeatability.

Trend Micro welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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