Principal Windows Exploit Security Researcher (Cortex XDR)

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks enables your team to prevent successful cyberattacks with an automated approach that delivers consistent security across cloud, network and mobile.

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Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks.  And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career

We are looking for a Principal Windows Security Researcher for our Tel Aviv R&D center.

You will be part of a team that is responsible of researching, developing and improving Anti-Exploit capabilities. This includes having top-notch knowledge about the latest exploitation techniques and OS internals.

Your Impact

  • Research vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Research, develop, and improve anti exploitation mitigations using OS Low-Level mechanisms
  • Work on the design, evaluation, and implementation of new security technologies
  • Develop POCs for exploits
  • Analyze customer issues to help with detecting and preventing Malicious activities in our customers’ networks
  • Publish research done internally

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in reverse engineering - both static and dynamic
  • At least 2 years of experience with vulnerability research, exploit development and OS level mitigations bypass
  • In-depth knowledge of the inner-workings of Windows operating system and Low-Level OS research experience
  • Development experience in C/C++ (win32 API)
  • Development knowledge in a scripting language (Python is an advantage)
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • The ability to work under pressure with extreme deadlines, and to prioritize projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Play-to-win attitude
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent military experience required 

Additional Information

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of our products and connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating — challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don’t shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

We define the industry instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of a challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment. 

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. 

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

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Tags: APIs C C++ Exploit Exploits POCs Python R&D Reverse engineering Scripting Vulnerabilities Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: Middle East
Country: Israel
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Category: Research Jobs

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