About the Role :
CrowdStrike Intelligence is seeking a motivated malware reverse engineer with excellent technical skills to research nation state adversary operations used in targeted intrusions.
Our Technical Analysis Cell (TAC) is at the forefront of CrowdStrike’s mission against state-sponsored adversaries and criminal actors.
We combine intelligence analysis with deep-dive reverse engineering and malicious code analysis, in addition to building and using automation systems to deliver actionable indicators and operational insights.
CrowdStrike is uniquely positioned to leverage data from a multitude of sources, including our proprietary telemetry, our large internal malware corpus, and our custom-built analysis pipeline.
We foster a diverse environment of respectful, passionate camaraderie and collaboration between researchers who enjoy the fast-paced nature of our work.
This highly technical position serves an important role in conducting research, increasing our coverage of the global threat landscape, contributing to the continuous tracking of targeted intrusion and nation state adversaries, and ultimately developing finished intelligence products that provide a decision advantage to customers.
We are ideally looking for a seasoned specialist in targeted intrusions and tracking of nation state adversaries. That said, we are also open to applications by experienced and talented malware researchers or reverse engineers without significant knowledge in this field who are willing to rapidly expand their skills to successfully carry out the following duties :
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Technical Analysis :
Discover, investigate and track advanced cyber intrusions and document findings.
Enhance understanding of tools and malware through reverse engineering.
Develop tools to automate analysis tasks and tracking of threat actors.
Create host-based and network-based signatures suited for large-scale hunting, detection, and tracking of threats.
Intelligence Reporting :
Produce high-quality, actionable intelligence reporting.
Collaborate with our interdisciplinary team to coordinate adversary and campaign tracking, and to provide support to teams developing mitigation strategies and responding to incidents.
Key Qualifications : Required :
Knowledge of reverse engineering tools (disassemblers, decompilers, debuggers) and processes (unpacking malware, reconstructing code logic, etc).
Understanding of Windows OS internals.
Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python.
Ability to identify and classify malicious tooling through development of signatures that can be used for tracking and hunting purposes.
Ability to express complex technical and non-technical concepts in written, verbal and graphical products.
Proven track record of relevant experience in the field cybersecurity
Ability to interpret raw network data and to develop network signatures, as well as custom protocol decoders and decryption tools.
Familiarity with targeted intrusions and tracking of state-operated adversaries .
A background in intelligence is a plus.
Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike :
Market leader in compensation and equity awards
Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements
Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits
Physical and mental wellness programs
Paid parental leave, including adoption
A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities
Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration
We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed.
Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action.
By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.
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.