Malware Reverse Engineer

at Meta in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Meta is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Malware Reverse Engineer to join a team of security professionals in the Reality Labs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in application security, reverse engineering, harmful and malware applications analysis, with a focus on conducting security research in the Metaverse.

Required Skills:

Malware Reverse Engineer Responsibilities:

1. Identify vulnerabilities and potential attack vectors in the Metaverse ecosystem

2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, security partners to influence security solutions

3. Lead projects while effectively prioritizing time spent on reversing or malware analysis based on team priorities

4. Advise and consult investigative or product teams as a subject matter expert

5. Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends and threats in the industry

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

6. Experience with assembly language, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, intermediate code and low-level programming concepts

7. Experience with operating systems (Android, Linux), ARM architecture

8. Experience with disassemblers, debuggers, and other reverse engineering tools

9. Experience with static and dynamic analysis tools for multiple systems and file formats

10. Experience analyzing and decoding network traffic

11. BA/BS in Computer Science or 5+ years relevant work experience within malware

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

12. Strong communication and collaboration skills

13. Experience to create their own tools to automate analysis or detection (Yara, Snort, etc)

14. Excellent analytical skills in processing large data sets

15. Familiarity with drafting scripts leveraging disassemblers like IDA or Ghidra

Public Compensation:

$143,000/year to $208,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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Job Posting: JC257991731

Posted On: Apr 06, 2024

Updated On: Jun 18, 2024

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