Sr. Security Researcher (Remote)

  • Engineering
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Brasov
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 28.11.2021

    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 CrowdStrike Intelligence Team is seeking a motivated malware reverse engineer with excellent technical skills to analyze malware and perform technical research to support customer requests, incident response cases, and other internal CrowdStrike teams.

    This is a highly technical position on a team within the Technical Analysis Cell (TAC), at the forefront of CrowdStrike's battles with nation state adversaries and criminal actors. The team is tasked with investigating and reverse engineering newly discovered, malicious artifacts and documenting analysis results as a finished intelligence report. We are often the first to analyze previously unknown threats. The team encounters a variety of malicious artifacts and file types; the ability to quickly learn new analysis techniques is crucial for this role. We respond quickly when needed and perform equally well at conducting detailed analysis. Communication and collaboration with other teams of CrowdStrike is highly important to facilitate this.

    As a distributed international team, we are looking for an energetic self-starter with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables while at the same time supporting and helping to improve upon our analysis workflow. If you'd like to work with passionate people in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, you've come to the right place!



    • Provide timely identification and summarization of threats to customers.

    • Respond to technical questions by other teams within CrowdStrike.

    • Continually improve our malware-analysis workflow.

    • Extract configuration data from malware using in-house tools and manual analysis.

    • Track relations between new threats and existing actors using in-house tools.

    • Contribute to active mitigation efforts and support incident response engagements with malware analysis capabilities and technical expertise.

    • Document threat evolutions and intelligence gaps for the broader Intelligence Team.



    • Team player: someone who is eager to help, teach, and learn from others

    • Strong malware analysis background

    • Strong problem-solving skills

    • Ability to express complex technical and non-technical concepts

    • Ability to learn new analysis techniques quickly, especially when faced with less-common file types

    • Excellent writing skills

    • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, specifically Python

    • At least three years of experience in static and dynamic malicious code reverse engineering.


    • In-depth knowledge of Windows and UNIX-based platforms

    • Advanced experience in binary instrumentation

    • Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related field

    • Five years of experience in static and dynamic malicious code reverse engineering


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



    Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

    • Remote-friendly culture

    • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

    • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements 

    • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan

    • Paid Parental Leave, including adoption 

    • Wellness programs

    • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

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

    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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