Senior Security Researcher
F-Secure
London, United Kingdom
1d ago

F-Secure is a world-renowned cyber-security company with a diverse portfolio of products and services, from award-winning endpoint protection solutions and consumer security products, all the way to world-class cyber security consulting services and managed detection and response services.

Put simply, we protect both private citizens, and the critical businesses and governments that they depend upon, from cyber threats.

F-Secure Countercept is our managed detection and response (MDR) service. Our mission is to protect our clients from advanced, targeted cyber-attacks. We do this by :

  • Having a world-class team of threat hunters, incident responders and researchers
  • Testing ourselves with attacks from our own red teams
  • Building the best technology we can to support the great people that we have
  • The end result? We have an exceptional track record of successfully protecting our clients from attacks by both serious organised crime groups and nation state attackers.

    One of the coolest things about F-Secure is working with true leaders in the field of cyber-security. We are pioneering in many areas and, for almost any aspect of cyber-security you can think of, you will be able to find someone who is an expert in it.

    If you are deeply passionate about cyber-security and want to be surrounded by people you can learn from, then you will love it here.

    What we need

    We need an experienced security researcher to join our strategic research team to help us drive forward innovations that improve our ability to detect and respond to attacks aimed at Windows endpoints.

    As a security researcher we would like you to :

  • Drive the capability of Countercept forward (both the team and product capabilities) by conducting novel research and identifying techniques to enhance detection and response on Windows.
  • Promote Countercept’s capabilities to our clients and the industry through the research that you conduct
  • To achieve these goals, your role will involve activities such as the following :

  • Conduct research into offensive techniques and detection strategies for Windows endpoints
  • Design and code detection and response solutions that can operate at scale
  • Design threat hunting methodologies for detection and response on Windows that can be used operationally
  • Present research at external security conferences and F-Secure events
  • Publish articles, whitepapers and blog posts on the F-Secure website
  • Raise your own personal profile as a researcher within the industry
  • Work very closely with our threat hunters, incident responders and software engineers to ensure that research output and detection prototypes benefit our operational services and filter down into larger-scale tech platforms in future
  • Desirable Skills :

  • Detailed knowledge of offensive techniques used across the entire cyber kill chain
  • Good knowledge of Windows internals and the security issues associated with them
  • Strong coding skills python preferred but not essential
  • Experience with large scale data analysis
  • Experience using machine learning techniques to solve real-world problems
  • Experience using threat hunting techniques to detect targeted attacks
  • Our four promises to you

  • Freedom you will have the opportunity to define new ways of working, how we engage with our customers, and how product value gets represented
  • You will work together with experienced and enthusiastic colleagues, and within F-Secure you'll find some of the best minds in the cyber security industry
  • Your work will be clearly visible and recognised all over the world and across our business units
  • You can rely on the support from the entire F-Secure leadership including our top executives
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