Security Researcher

Engineering Tel Aviv, Israel

What We Do:

Today the modern enterprise is an Enterprise of Things. We are on a mission to secure the Enterprise of Things with active defense by identifying, segmenting and enforcing compliance of every connected thing. In real time. And at scale. Our unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to focus on Zero Trust segmentation, IT/OT convergence and OT/ICS innovation, all supporting our mission and vision.

Join us as we secure the world with our products. We are looking for resourceful and gritty individuals to collaborate as one team while ensuring a world-class customer experience. We are cyber-obsessed about addressing the world’s most challenging security problems. Innovation starts here, everyone’s ideas are valued, visionaries welcomed!

What You Will Do:

  • Bring your top qualities as a security researcher to impact Forescout’s product directly;
  • Develop the inherent algorithms to be used in Forescout’s products;
  • Identify and research new innovative methodologies and technologies that could improve our security engines;
  • Work with a group of security researchers and data scientists to analyze unique context-rich endpoint and network traffic data collected through our cloud platform;
  • Develop advanced techniques to classify IoT devices and detect anomalous behavior;
  • Identify additional data sets that can be useful in refining and enhancing Forescout’s IoT security engine;
  • Keep being updated in the cyber-security landscape: threat intelligence, academic papers, news, forums, and technical blogs;
  • Research new and existing cyber-security attack techniques and territories, while evaluating detection tactics;
  • Identify and evaluate potential security breaches that currently exist and may pose a potential threat to customers’ networks.

What You Bring to Forescout:

  • 3+ years of experience in industry cyber-security research.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking and Internet protocols.
  • Hands-on experience in information security tools and attack methodologies.
  • Experience with network/security-related data analysis.
  • Hands-on experience in software development or scripting languages.
  • Practical research enthusiastic - delivering continuous solutions for real challenges and threats.
  • Practical Machine-Learning / Data Science experience - a major advantage
  • Similar position in cyber-security firm – a major advantage
  • Experience with hardware hacking/malware analysis/reverse engineering - an advantage
  • BSc/MSc in Computer science, Software engineering, Information Systems Engineering, Communication Systems Engineering, Statistics/Mathematics or another relevant field - an advantage
  • Technological unit alumni – an advantage

What Forescout Offers You:

  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology
  • Leadership that supports and encourages professional growth and development
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Forescout is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.