Threat Researcher, Romania (Remote)

  • Engineering
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Brasov
  • Iasi
  • Updated at: 17.01.2022

    At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. Because of that we’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and talent. Our culture was purpose-built to be remote first, and we offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. If you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology with a team that makes a difference every day, let’s talk.

    About the Role:

    The Threat Researcher is responsible for reviewing and fine-tuning detections within our platform, so that we can provide high quality and high fidelity detections to our customers. Additionally, the analyst will aid in our continuous efforts in improving our Machine Learning algorithms, by reviewing their outputs and advising data scientists with security knowledge.

    You will:

    • Review and develop detections that adhere to company performance and security standards

    • Analyze files and behavioral activity to determine if they are legitimate or malicious.

    • Reverse engineer, write code and help data scientists better understand the data, in order to improve our Machine Learning algorithms.

    • Develop tools to assist with automation of analysis tasks

    What we need:

    • Sound understanding of current and emerging threats and ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research.

    • Experience in a security operations center or similar environment tracking threat actors and responding to incidents.

    • Fundamental understanding of attributes of binary files on multiple operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux).

    • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python or Rust.


    • Good understanding of Windows OS internals and the Windows API.

    • Knowledge of a variety of programming languages including C, C++, Java, and Assembly.

    • Experience with malware analysis tools and reverse engineering (with IDA Pro).

    • Experience with the following tools: Windows Debuggers (Ollydbg, WinDbg), Wireshark.

    • Knowledge of machine learning and labelling applied to malware classification

    • Familiarity with tools used in targeted and criminal intrusions.

    • BA/BS or MA/MS degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field  




    Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

    • Flexible work hours and remote friendly environment

    • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

    • Comprehensive health benefits

    • Wellness programs

    • Peer recognition

    • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

    • Inclusive culture focused on people, customers and innovation

    • Working with the latest technologies

    • Open offices have stocked kitchens, coffee, soda and treats

    • Regular team activities, including happy hours and community service events

    We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives that encourage new ways of solving problems, so we strive to attract and develop talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels seen, heard and empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

    CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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