Hardware and Firmware Threat Research Analyst
Are you a Threat Research Analyst looking for a new opportunity?
Location: Bristol, UK - Can be performed remotely
Salary: £75,000 + per year
Excelerate are partnering with a globally recognised IT organisation who offer innovative solutions throughout the world. They have a major lab and research facility specifically geared towards cyber security. This research lab is now hiring as the demand for cyber security software solutions and applications is ever increasing. You will be studying emerging trends in hardware and firmware attacks, from low-level ransomwar to boot kits and other stealthy attacks, focusing on the tools, techniques and behavior of threat actors.
Responsibilities for a Threat Research Analyst include (but are not limited to):
-Study and describe the maturity, impact and risk of firmware and hardware vulnerabilities and attacks.
-Describe the exploit methods, aims, and identifying features of hardware and firmware attacks found in the wild.
-Contribute blogs, reports, whitepapers and talks about firmware attacks, trends and techniques, communicating to technical and non-technical audiences.
Skills required for the Threat Research Analyst include (but are not limited to):
-Some experience of vulnerability research and demonstrating attacks (new or reproduced)
-Prior experience in threat analysis and security technology strategy planning.
-Experience in writing and presenting about offensive security topics.
-Knowledge of PC hardware and firmware architecture and technologies (x86, PCIe, DMA, UEFI etc.)
If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please contact Ollie to discuss further!