Malware Analyst

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Malware Analyst

Dublin

Permanent

€35,000 - €40,000

Ref: E2437SD

Job Description

My Dublin based client is looking for a Malware Analyst to join the team on a permanent basis.

Malware Analyst

 

My Dublin based client is looking for a Malware Analyst to join the team on a permanent basis.

 

Role

 

-Identify new trending malware distribution methods to improve product efficacy while collaborating with the Threat Research team and sharing new findings with the global team.

 

-Analyse available information and develop methods of detection / removal of malware to improve current processes with custom made tools / scripts or software to be shared globally.

 

-Write, review and organize technical content that will be published to the Threat Blog, the Knowledge Base or shared by Sales / Marketing for use by our internal / external customers.

 

-Ability to handle multiple remote troubleshooting sessions and possess the ability to provide even further diagnostic analysis of any malware detection to our consumer / business customers.

 

-Utilize proprietary tools and follow emerging technologies and malware trends within the Threat Landscape to identify new and propagating threats while keeping up to date on what to expect.

 

-Manage the priority of new incoming tickets / escalations and ensure that any appointments or escalations with customers are scheduled and resolved with detailed notes in a timely manner.

 

Skills

 

-Experience in a support environment (preferably analytical / problem solving, internet security or anti-malware) or equivalent experience.

 

-Vast understanding of all Windows OS file / folder structures, registry, security features, browsers, firewalls, privileges, group policies etc.

 

-Mandatory experience working with modern day malware including ransomware – in terms of diagnostics, understanding and remediation methods.

 

-Knowledge of the common network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, SMTP, DNS, HTTP) with experience in investigating, configuration and reviewing of networking issues.

 

-Excellent written and verbal communications skills required for user of our internal ticketing systems, blogs, private notes, emails and for user call-backs / escalations.

 

-Some Apple Mac OSX knowledge is desired including file / folder structures, user permissions and preferences and the Mac Malware landscape.

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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