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Staff Security Intelligence Researcher - Mobile Systems

Lookout, Remote, Canada

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We are open to candidates across Canada to work remotely.

Lookout is a cybersecurity company that makes it possible for individuals and enterprises to be both mobile and secure. With 150 million mobile sensors fueling a dataset of virtually all the mobile code in the world, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen -- predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, India and Washington, D.C. 

With a massive mobile security dataset and over 100 granted patents, Lookout’s security platform, the Lookout Security Cloud, supports a wide range of Lookout products and services and forms the backbone of Lookout’s value and competitive advantages in the mobile security market.

We are looking for a Staff Mobile Systems Researcher to join our Device Security Intelligence team, a group of world-class mobile researchers who investigate device compromises and other mobile platform-based threats. As a member of this team you will hunt and neutralize threats to mobile devices (primarily iOS), research system vulnerabilities, work with exploit code, and contribute to the extensive arsenal of detection tools and technologies we use to protect our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Reverse engineer system code (kernel and user mode), exploits, and applications with a focus on iOS.
  • Apply research results to improve the way Lookout detects threats and gathers telemetry.
  • Create new detection schemes for current and future attacks on user privacy and device security, using telemetry data from our Mobile Threat Network.
  • Hunt down and classify new threats and vulnerabilities before they affect our users.
  • Contribute to research tooling for threat hunting, automation, and detection.

Required qualifications & skills:

  • Experience in reverse engineering of software (ideally including system / kernel code).
  • Able to read and interpret C, C++, and assembly language. Extra points for Objective C and Swift. 
  • iOS or macOS reverse engineering experience is a definite plus.
  • Experience using some of the following tools: IDA Pro, Ghidra, Hopper, gdb, Frida.
  • A solid understanding of operating systems.
  • Ability to create research tools / scripts in Python, Java or Ruby.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with security and developer communities.

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About Lookout

Lookout is a cybersecurity company that makes it possible for individuals and enterprises to be both mobile and secure. With 100 million mobile sensors fueling a dataset of virtually all the mobile code in the world, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen -- predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm. The world’s leading mobile network operators, including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, EE, KDDI, Orange, Sprint, T-Mobile and Telstra, have selected Lookout as its preferred mobile security solution. Lookout is also partnered with such enterprise leaders as AirWatch, Ingram Micro and MobileIron. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C.

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