Security Researcher - Vulnerability Assessment Team

Security Researcher - Vulnerability Assessment Team


Security Researcher - Vulnerability Assessment Team

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Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions and cybersecurity education, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely. Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit

The Security Researcher is a member of the vulnerability assessment team in Manila, which focuses on the development of tools to detect and validate the existence of vulnerabilities on remote systems. The development is done on our in house designed network scanning tools. The vulnerability assessment team focuses on network detection of known vulnerabilities and the finding of new vulnerabilities in software to be responsibly disclosed to the vendors and implemented in our network scanning tools.
The candidate will be a key team member of the vulnerability assessment team whose focus will be tracking new vulnerabilities, identifying how those vulnerabilities are exploited and writing code that detects the presence of or exploits those vulnerabilities.

Design and implement a solid framework to detect vulnerabilities locally by authenticating on Windows and Linux/Unix-based platforms
Write vulnerability checks for our vulnerability scanning technology to detect presence of vulnerabilities locally or remotely
Create service and application fingerprints
Implement frameworks for existing network protocols
Maintain the vulnerability scan engine and extending its feature set
Write clear and concise definitions of vulnerabilities and remediation
Research, reverse software to find new security vulnerabilities
Adhere to policies, procedures, and security practices
Document actions in tickets to effectively communicate information internally and to customers
Resolve problems independently and understand the correct escalation procedures

Expertise in design, architecture, administration, patching and maintenance of Windows/*nix-based Operating Systems, MacOS X knowledge is a plus
In-depth knowledge and understanding of Linux/Unix system internals, understanding of Windows system internals is a plus
Ability to code with one or more programming/scripting languages
Understanding of common vulnerabilities and exploit techniques
Experience using network analysis tools like Wireshark and tcpdump
Experience with designing and building automation frameworks is a huge plus
2-4 years of experience in security research or a similar field is a plus

We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

To All Agencies:
Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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