Research Engineer/Perm

Location Singapore
Job reference BBBH92952_1599706670
Salary Negotiable
Consultant name Manalo Frances Diana Delos Santos
Consultant email
Consultant contact no. 65515326
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1219552


  • Review incoming commits, emails, and bug reports to look for vulnerabilities in open source libraries
  • Triage the newest vulnerabilities released
  • Track library release notes and associated security bulletins Publish high quality vulnerability advisories with exploit information, details about risk, and mitigation/workaround details
  • Develop tools and techniques to identify new vulnerabilities and analyze vulnerable methods
  • Perform risk assessments on vulnerabilities identified, then describe the risk posed to customers
  • Use in-house tooling and/or custom tooling to do low probability, high payoff moonshot style research into the most popular libraries
  • Other activities relating to security research around library vulnerabilities

Required Skills:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field, or relevant industry experience is required
  • 2-5 years' experience in vulnerability analysis
  • Working knowledge of programming languages such as Java, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Go, or C/C++
  • Knowledge of package management systems such as Maven, RubyGems or npm
  • Knowledge of software security vulnerability types and common attack methods
  • An ownership attitude and a track record of taking responsibility for problems, deadlines, and SLAs
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills necessary for writing up vulnerability publications

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity working in an environment that heavily utilizes cloud services and cloud-based infrastructure
  • Experience working as a security researcher,
  • Enjoys working on low probability but huge payoff research problems
  • Familiarity working in an environment with strict security requirements

Frances Diana delos Santos, Manalo EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1219552

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