Threat Researcher Intern - Autumn 2021 (Remote)

  • Engineering
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Cluj Napoca
  • Updated at: 09.12.2021

    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. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

    About the Internship

    CrowdStrike is looking to fill a 2021 Internship with our Security Research Team. You will have the opportunity to apply your coding, security research skills to the bleeding edge of security technology.

    CrowdStrike’s cybersecurity data is one-of-a-kind: we process over 5 trillion events per week, and have over 1 petabyte of malware samples in our research repository.

    We are a diverse and multidisciplinary team, and you’ll have the chance to broaden your horizons by working jointly with a team of Big Data, Machine Learning and Security domain experts on hard and impactful problems. You will gain valuable experience in a fast-paced high-growth environment.

    We offer:

    • Ongoing learning and development opportunities; leverage CrowdStrike security tools, know-how and learn from an extremely large amount of information.

    • Develop Security expertise and coding skills - we use Python, Rust; IDA, Debuggers, Git versioning control, Docker, Amazon Web Services

    • Assigned Mentor

    • Virtual/Remote Internship with flexible working hours

    • Global Intern Events, Socials, Swag & International Workshops

    You will:

    • Work with Sr. Threat Researchers to develop your security expertise in different key areas

    • Work with Sr. Data Scientists, helping them create predictive machine learning models that detect and stop today's most sophisticated threats

    • Learn how to review and create detections that adhere to company performance and security standards

    • Learn how to analyse files and behavioural activity to determine if they are legitimate or malicious.

    • Reverse engineer, write quality 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 You'll Need:

    • Understanding of current and emerging threats and the ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of security research.

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

    • 3rd or final year Computer Science student

    • Hands on in your approach to understanding security fundamentals

    • Passionate to develop your knowledge and learn new technologies, algorithms and concepts

    • Experience with working in a Linux environment

    • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

    Bonus Points:

    • Hands on experience with reverse engineering, malware analysis tools, security certifications

    • Security Enthusiast (CTFs, exercises, conferences, etc.)



    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 and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels 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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