Security Researcher - WAF

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תיאור משרה

Are you excited about detecting and mitigating the latest cyber attacks?

Would you enjoy handling massive data sets, solving hard problems, and have a deep passion for security?

Join our Threat Research Team!

Our team is part of the Cloud Security organization, responsible for the technologies powering Akamai's security products and protecting some of the world's major internet brands. Working in partnership with other development teams, we design and create highly scalable solutions.

Shape internet security

You will be focusing on the latest web application threats research and most advanced evasions against our WAF technology affecting thousands of customers.

As a Security Researcher , you will be responsible for:

  • Hunting and research of latest web attack variants, CVEs and hacking frameworks.
  • Breaking down emerging web technologies to discover and speak about new threats.
  • Attacking and updating WAF/API Security detection rules logic.
  • Prototyping innovative detection and work with developers to get those patents out in the product.

דרישות תפקיד

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 2+ years of web hacking or WAF hands-on experience.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the web application security field, web architecture, and protocols.
  • Have deep understanding of the cybersecurity threat landscape, and the attacker’s mindset.
  • Have experience in scripting and programming (JavaScript, Python, etc.)
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

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