• Senior Security Researcher

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 year ago(7/24/2017 4:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Product Development
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    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™.


    Applies developed subject matter knowledge to design and implement solutions to complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems of diverse complexity and scope. May act as a project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making processes. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select solutions. Ability to handle most unique situations. Seeks advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Designs enhancements, updates, testing, and programming changes for portions and subsystems of systems software, including operating systems, compliers, networking, utilities, databases, scripts, and Internet-related tools
    • Analyzes design and determines coding, programming, and integration activities required based on general objectives and knowledge of overall research objectives.
    • Writes and executes complete testing plans, protocols, and documentation for assigned research
    • Identifies, develops and debugs solutions to research objectives
    • Collaborates and communicates with management, internal, and outsourced development partners regarding research design status, project progress, and issue resolution
    • Represents the research team for all phases of larger and more-complex development projects
    • Provides guidance, mentoring and training to less-experienced staff members
    • Presentation of research results internally and to public conferences


    • Expertise in multiple programming languages including C/C++ and Python
    • Collecting, organizing, and cleaning large corpus data
    • Supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques and toolkits including a data science stack.  E.g. pandas, numpy, sklearn
    • Knows network protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, et al.
    • Passion for security, defensive and/or offensive techniques, pushing forward the state of the art
    • Master's Degree plus 2 years of relevant experience

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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