Junior Security Researcher

Product Development Rehovot, Israel

Imperva is looking for a Talented Junior Security Researcher for our Threat Research Group.

Comprised of elite researchers, analysts & data scientists. We research web applications, DDoS & database attacks, provide algorithms for new products, and are leading innovation and thought leadership initiatives.

What makes this position unique?

The team: An amazing & diverse team, where there is no “smartest person in the room”

The challenges: A versatile and broad range of challenges, from different disciplines (Advanced DDoS attacks, Sophisticated automated attacks, Database attacks to name a few)

The variety: Writing code in multiple languages, analyzing big-data, researching vulnerabilities and attacks, writing algorithms, providing thought leadership, working with other global teams. And that’s just before lunch.

What we are looking for?

A professional to join the security research team focus on research and developing advanced web application attacks ( API security, Advanced bot attacks, client-side attacks).


  • Passionate about cybersecurity (For example Penetration testing, cloud security expertise, DB security expertise.
  • Experience in Python and JavaScript - a must.
  • “Hands-on" experience in one of the following: browser automation/ web scraping/ captcha solving.
  • Thorough knowledge of web application attacks (OWASP Top 10, OWASP Automated Threats to Web Applications).
  • Passion for data analytics/machine learning – an advantage.
  • B.Sc./M.Sc. in Computer Science or related technical/quantitative field or relevant experience
  • Good understanding of cloud architecture and network protocols – an advantage
  • Team player with a proven ability to work with others in developing solutions.
  • Ability to motivate and lead those around you by your own contribution, professionalism, leadership, and teamwork.

* Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader—championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva—Protect the pulse of your business