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Senior Malware Researcher - Sucuri

About GoDaddy
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 75 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company visit www.GoDaddy.com.
The Malware landscape is constantly evolving and in order to keep pace with new threats, GoDaddy's Sucuri team seeks a Senior Malware Researcher who will hunt new Malware online and predict new trends on malicious codes and improve our detection and cleanup signatures. You will be working with our research team, collaborating with our active research, and writing for our labs.sucuri.net and blog.sucuri.net.
You can be based remote, working in any location in the U.S or any country where GoDaddy has operations!
In this role, you will Identify and understand malicious code written on the most common programming languages available for web development (PHP, ASP, JavaScript, HTML and others), look for malware on webpages using search tools (Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo), evaluate third party detections and validate if the detected code is indeed malicious, and create the detection accordingly as well as writing articles on the findings. You will also work with website cleanups to understand our client's landscape and to identify false alarms on our scanners and perform adjusts on the tools. This is a great opportunity for you to continue to develop your understanding of tactics and tricks used by malware, and to find reliable ways to automate discovery of infected sites!
Responsibilities
Research new malware online
Detecting trends and waves of infections
Writing articles on findings
Code reading to determine if a particular file is malicious or not
Writing regular expressions to detect and remove malicious code
Website cleanup and troubleshooting
Requirements
Understanding of security principles and use good security practices in general
Linux experience - CLI and cPanel
Experience with Apache, Nginx and other web servers
Experience with WordPress, Joomla, Magento, vBulletin and other CMS software
Web Malware Experience (decoding, understanding)
PHP, Python and Shell scripting/automation
Open source and community participation and contributions a plus
Tools We Work With
Jira
Bitbucket
Trello
GitHub
Jenkins
ElasticSearch
#LI-JA1
GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.
If you need assistance completing an application for a position with us, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at Recruiting@godaddy.com
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Job ID R002907

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