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Applied Security R&D Engineer

If you have a strong understanding of operating system fundamentals, Red Canary is looking for someone with your skillset.
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Why Red Canary

Red Canary was founded to make security for every business better by protecting organizations around the world from cyber threats. Our combination of market defining technology, processes, and expertise delivered using an innovative SaaS model is preventing breaches every day.

Why You Matter

You will be supporting Red Canary’s Cloud Workload Protection product, which is responsible for identifying adversaries and cyber threats in cloud environments. You will perform deep systems analysis to identify new ways of subverting operating systems or application-specific security controls, you will identify unique, innovative ways of persisting, escalating privileges and achieving adversary objectives, and you will use these learnings to prototype and deliver features in our product in order to protect our customers. In this role, your research will come to life and you’ll have an ability to transparently share your findings and work within the company and with the broader industry and public.

Who You Are

  • A degree in Computer Science or a technical field, or equivalent work experience
  • A strong understanding of operating system fundamentals
  • Experience with Linux internals (boot, linking, loading, shared objects, etc)
  • Experience with operating system and toolchain protections mechanisms like ASLR, RELRO, and NX.
  • Experience with low-level development, using languages like C, C++, or Rust
  • Experience with debugging and vulnerability analysis, exploit development (ex: CNO, CNA) and/or malware analysis (ex: CND)
  • Experience owning the lifecycle of features or products, including ideation, prototyping, implementation, and support

Additional benefits of working at Red Canary include:

  • Exceptional healthcare and dental coverage including fully paid premiums
  • Flexible time off and leave benefits
  • 401k and flex-spending accounts
  • Fitness and phone discretionary stipends

Benefits at Red Canary

At Red Canary, we offer a very rich benefits program to our full-time team members so they can focus on their families and improving our customers’ security. 

For a full list of benefits, please review our Benefits Summary:

Individuals seeking employment at Red Canary are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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