Website Security Research Analyst in Scottsdale, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Website Security Research Analyst

Location: Scottsdale, AZ


The Web Security Research Analyst leads the effort to improve the effectiveness of SMART by managing the malware Signature Queue to ensure new signatures are incorporated in the product in a timely manner. In addition this position will help educate our customers by publishing security related articles in the blogs and researching potential vulnerabilities in common products and plug-ins.

Position Responsibilities:

The Web Security Research Analyst will take a proactive approach to identifying security risks to our customers. Responsibilities for this position will include:

- Decode and determine intent of suspicious code.

- Create and deploy code snippets to catch suspicious files.

- Deploy signatures in a timely, coordinated manner.

- Clean site infections of malicious SEO spam.

- Review partial signatures and create regular expressions that will safely clean malicious code.

- Submit new malicious sites and code to signature queue.

- Create tools to automate tasks.

- Educate customers by writing timely blog posts on the latest malware and security trends.

- Continuously analyze WordPress and other software, top plug-ins and themes to identify potential security risks.

- Research sources of infections to identify additional signs of infection.

- Stay abreast of the latest web, WordPress, and general security related developments.


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