Senior Security Researcher at Lookout
Toronto, Ontario, CA
Lookout is a cybersecurity company that makes it possible for individuals and enterprises to be both mobile and secure. With 100 million mobile sensors fueling a dataset of virtually all the mobile code in the world, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen -- predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm. The world’s leading mobile network operators, including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, EE, KDDI, Orange, Sprint, T-Mobile and Telstra, have selected Lookout as its preferred mobile security solution. Lookout is also partnered with such enterprise leaders as AirWatch, Ingram Micro and MobileIron. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C.
Lookout is a modern startup for the modern world, run by apps! As part of Lookout’s engineering team, you will have an opportunity to take on some of the most interesting challenges in one or more core areas of intellectual property and fundamental building blocks that form Lookout’s category-defining Personal and Enterprise products. In order to tackle these challenging problems, you must be open-minded to explore new areas as well as evolve key existing systems, such as high scale cloud systems, mobile platforms(iOS/Android) development, detection engines, analysis systems cloud backend micro-services, front-end/UI, Data Engineering, Machine Learning, Threat research and CI/CD. If you enjoy building cutting edge products leveraging the latest technologies, tools and development methodologies, and want to make an immediate impact through your work, come check us out.
We are looking for a Security Researcher to join our Device Security Intelligence team, a group of world-class mobile researchers who work on iOS and Android device and system compromises and other mobile platform-based threats. As a member of this team you will hunt and neutralize threats to mobile devices, research vulnerabilities, work with exploit code, and contribute to an extensive arsenal of detection tools and technologies
Reverse engineer system code, exploits, and applications to determine how they work. Apply the results to improve the way Lookout detects threats and gathers telemetry.
Hunt down and classify new threats and vulnerabilities before they affect our users.
Identify current and future attacks on user privacy and device security, using telemetry data from our Mobile Threat Network.
Contribute to the long-term design of our telemetry analysis, data stores, mobile client, and tooling.
Required qualifications & skills:
Experience in reverse engineering of software.
Able to read C, C++, Objective C, Java, and assembly.
Able to code in Python or Ruby or Java.
Able to perform analysis on large data sets.
Experience using some of the following tools: IDA Pro, Decompilers, Wireshark, SQL.
Build and maintain positive relationships with security and developer communities.
A desire to help build a diverse team of researchers with different backgrounds.