Sunday, January 29, 2012

Mobile Malware Analyst


Asurion is seeking a mobile malware analyst join our anti-virus response team. This role will be a part of the operations team that monitors, analyzes, and creates appropriate signature responses for emerging mobile malware threats.


As a member of the mobile malware operations team at Asurion you will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Research malware through static and dynamic analysis techniques
  • Creation of malware signatures for real time threat mitigation
  • Analysis of mobile applications for threat assessment and privacy impact
  • Coordination of threat tracking across the mobile customer base


  • Java development expertise required, preferably with mobile development background
  • Experience developing with the Android SDK is desirable, but not required for the right candidate with strong Java skills and a quick aptitude
  • System administrative level of understanding of the Linux operating system
  • Basic Reverse engineering skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field desirable
  • Ability and desire to work in a team based atmosphere

Monday, January 23, 2012

Malware Reverse Engineer

Seeking candidates to evaluate and analyze complex malicious code through the use of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers. Perform research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics. Ability to discover vulnerabilities in binaries, identify and analyze shell-code, and recommend preventative or defensive actions. Reverse-engineer malware and incorporate analysis results into detailed reporting to include behavior, identified infrastructure used for command and control, and mitigation techniques. Develop network and host based signatures to identify specific malware. Recommend heuristic or anomaly based detection methods. Compare malware to existing malware signatures.