ThreatTest Security Analyst

San Diego, CA

The ThreatTest Security Analyst’s primary responsibility is the analysis and classification of email based security threats as submitted by our global user base. As a result of your actions, our customers are protected from harmful emails. You will also spend a portion of your time researching current trends in email born malware and cyber-crime tactics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and classify submitted threat emails
  • Interact with and interpret results of automated malware analysis tools.
  • Meet and strive to exceed team quality and productivity guidelines measured primarily by classification accuracy, customer satisfaction and other quality-based metrics
  • Proactively solve identified problems and provide a focused and appealing customer experience.
  • Research and report on current trends in email based malware and cyber-crime.
  • Other duties as required

Requirements and Experience

  • Experience in identifying cyber crime tactics and social engineering attacks
  • Experience with anti-spam and anti-malware tools
  • Detailed understanding of SMTP protocol
  • Knowledge of regular expressions
  • Strong understanding of HTML/CSS/Javascript content and composition
  • Experience with some scripting language: Perl, python, php or bash, a plus
  • Strong collaboration skills including written and oral communications