Security Researcher – Security Information Services

Research & Development Salcedo Village, Makati


Position at Trustwave

As a recognized global cyber defender that stops cyber threats all day, every day – we enable our clients to conduct their business, securely. 

Trustwave detects threats that others can’t see, enabling us to respond quickly and protect our clients from the devastating impact of cyberattacks. We leverage our world-class team of security consultants, threat hunters and researchers, and our market-leading security operations platform, to relentlessly identify and isolate threats with the right telemetry at the right time for the right response.

Trustwave is a leader in managed detection and response (MDR), managed security services (MSS), consulting and professional services, database security, and email security. Our elite Trustwave SpiderLabs team provides award-winning threat research and intelligence, which is infused into Trustwave services and products to fortify cyber resilience in the age of advanced threats.

SpiderLabs is the advanced security team responsible for application security, incident response, penetration testing, physical security and security research for Trustwave's clients. In addition, SpiderLabs performs 3rd party security reviews and intelligence for Trustwave's products and provides and security thought leadership to the entire organization. SpiderLabs has responded to hundreds of security incidents, performed thousands of penetration tests and security tested hundreds of business applications for some of the largest organizations in the world. Members of SpiderLabs are frequently asked to speak at security conferences around the world. SpiderLabs has research facilities in Chicago, Sao Paulo, London, Israel, Sydney and Auckland.

We are currently looking for a talented, highly motivated Security Researcher to join our Spiderlabs Security Researcher team in Manila.  Team members configure constructs for the Trustwave SIEM and MSS offerings, which digest logs from security and network based products, as well as content to provide detailed and summarized analysis of acquired log data based on customer requirements.

The ideal candidate will have a technical security background and an ability to investigate, understand, and explain security and network events and activities to technical and non-technical individuals.

The Security Researcher performs the following duties:

  • Build structures to tokenize and normalize log data from 3rd party vendor security products using various methods, including regular expressions and normalization tasks
  • Develop and maintain various types of reporting content designed to provide customers with deeper analysis of their security data
  • Resolve problems independently and understands the correct escalation procedures using a myriad of development tools and skills
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and security practices
  • Respond in a timely manner to ticketed issues from Customer Support and other departments
  • Multi-task several projects at any given time
  • Optionally exercise intermediate development skills to assist in customer integration projects, as well as enhancements to internal team tools
  • Document actions in tickets to effectively communicate information internally and to customers
  • Maintain lab hardware and application installations

Must have skills/knowledge in some of the following:

  • Information security, incident escalation and/or investigation
  • Perl Compatible Regular Expressions - PCRE
  • Extensible Markup Language - XML
  • Relational databases & structured query language – MySQL, SQL Server
  • Scripting languages – bash, Python, Perl

Desired experience:

  • Information security or networking experience
  • Highly motivated; Deadline and detail oriented
  • Excellent analytical thinking, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
  • BSc in Computing is preferred
  • Intermediate Java programming skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong oral (phone) and written (email) communication skills
  • Self managed and team oriented

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

To All Agencies:
Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.