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Windows Security Researcher

Keywords / Skills : C/C++, C#, python, assembly language (x86/x64)

0 - 0 years
Posted: 2018-05-16

Job Description
Windows Security Researcher


This is an exciting role responsible for discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities affecting high profile off-the-shelf and commercial applications and appliances. The work includes bug hunting, reverse engineering, vulnerability analysis, exploitation and tool development.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct zero-day vulnerability research on Windows platform at user and kernel space. 
  • Build, maintain and extend the distributed fuzzing framework for the discovery and triage of vulnerabilities. 
  • Assess if identified vulnerabilities are exploitable and determine the root-cause, using reverse engineering techniques such as static and dynamic binary analysis 
  • Develop proof of concept exploits to reproduce and demonstrate the impact of vulnerabilities 
  • Write summary and technical reports on new vulnerabilities 
  • Document and enhance the research framework, methodology and processes 
Desired Traits: 
  • A drive to succeed and a passion for low-level security, vulnerabilities and exploits 
  • A keen eye for detail and a persistent attitude to explore all avenues 
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment while also being self-motivated to effectively work independently. 
  • Organized thinking and excellent problem-solving with the ability to think out of the box 
Requirements:
  • B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field preferred 
  • Knowledge of C/C++/C#, python, assembly language (x86/x64) or additional scripting and programming languages 
  • Familiar with static and dynamic analysis tools such as disassemblers and debuggers, and Windows operating system internals 
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest security vulnerabilities (e.g. reported CVEs), their impact and exploitation techniques 
  • Knowledge of different Windows mitigation controls (e.g. ASLR, DEP etc) 
  • Demonstrated experience in researching vulnerabilities or participating in bug bounty programs or other security related activities is advantageous 
  • Senior and entry-level positions available 


About Company

At Xerodaylabs, a division of D’Crypt, you will get to perform zero-day vulnerability research with a dynamic team of security researchers from diverse backgrounds with distinguished credentials and experience, in a highly collaborative environment.
We specialize in providing knowledge of software vulnerabilities to our customers as well as research cutting-edge tools to power the vulnerability discovery, analysis and exploitation process.
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