Vulnerability Analyst
Synopsys
Belfast, Great Britain
2d ago

and Requirements

A Vulnerability Analyst is responsible for performing security analysis of open source projects, facilitating the delivery of accurate and actionable security information.

The successful candidate would be expected to engage with senior team members, assist with security research efforts and report to the Security Research Team Leads.

This position will be based out of our Belfast, Northern Ireland office. Additionally, other duties may need to be carried out including, but not limited to, quality review of vulnerability reports, development of bespoke tooling and deep-dive security research, depending on skills and experience.

As a Vulnerability Analyst, your primary responsibilities are :

  • Performing vulnerability analysis and documentation
  • Engaging with senior security researchers
  • Performing security research activities on both published and undisclosed vulnerabilities
  • Job Requirements :

  • Degree in Computer Science / related field or proven willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Versatile and capable of working in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Excellent team collaboration
  • Strong commitment to customers
  • Understands the importance of strong processes and structured documentation
  • Skills & Experience :

  • Awareness of Open Source, OWASP, networking concepts
  • Understanding of existing threats & mitigation / remediation strategies
  • Understanding of various operating systems and common applications
  • Familiarity with security tools.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving abilities and can work independently
  • Desired Skills & Experience :

  • Scripting experience (Various : Python / Perl / Java / Ruby etc)
  • Understanding of various testing techniques including static & dynamic analysis, fuzzing
  • Understanding of the Secure Development Lifecycle (security requirements, threat modelling, attack surface analysis)
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