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Principal Threat (Malware/Exploit) Research Engineer

Date posted 08/23/2017 Location Santa Clara, California

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for the mobile enterprise: We have an exciting opportunity for a Threat Research Engineer to join our team.

The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks™ automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and trigger security actions that used to require manual IT intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity and lower operational costs.

We are looking for a Threat Research Engineer who will be closely working with the Security Analytics team by analyzing the latest malware, ransomware and viruses to determine the behavioral aspects of how they manifest and spread laterally.

Your Responsibilities

  • Download malware and ransomware to a restricted test environment and study its behavior
  • Document the behavior, collect packet traces, registry changes and other behavioral changes across the network
  • Work with the Analytics and Data Science team in studying this behavior in a large data set
  • Write reports for internal and external audiences about new malwares and exploits

Our Minimum Requirements for This Role Are

  • 5+ Years’ experience working with Malware and Exploits
  • Experience conducting threat research focused on malware
  • Scripting in Python or equivalent

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of machine learning and statistics
  • Experience writing blogs
  • Understand Active Directory Events


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent with typically 10+ years’ experience.

Benefits you’ll enjoy

At Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, we offer an exciting and fun work culture, driving innovation, collaboration, and growth. We place our customers first, deliver some of the most innovative technologies to the market, and have fun doing it all! Come join our team and be part of an exciting organization poised for success!

Thanks for taking the time to review our job, if you think it is a match to your experience and interests please apply today — we are eager to learn more about you!  We have dozens of openings, so encourage your friends to apply as well!

#ArubaNetworks #GenMobile #ArubaNetworksJobs #HPE #HewlettPackardEnterprise

Please note the above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not a complete list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

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