Security Researcher - Database Security Team (DST)

3+ months agoWarsaw, Poland

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We are currently looking for a talented, highly motivated Database Security Researcher for our Database Security Team. Preferred to be located within the greater Warsaw, Poland area, though we will also consider strong remote candidates.

The Security Researcher will be a key team member of the database security research team whose focus will be researching tracking and researching new trends in the database security field. This position will be a key contributor for Trustwave's Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence (ML/AI) efforts, working closely with Trustwave's ML/AI experts, exploring new models and building out our data collection efforts. This role will conduct security research on database applications, analyze and evaluate new threats and incorporate this research into ML/AI models.  The Security Researcher brings a wealth of experience in database security and vulnerability research.  Using this experience a successful candidate will join the SpiderLabs DST team and extend the security research and detection capabilities of scanning technologies that support Trustwave’s database scanning services.


          Collaborate with Research AI/ML algorithms and techniques as part of a team for securing database activity

          Keep up with the latest AI trends and how they apply to computer security

          Research database security issues

          Collect relevant datasets using honey-pots, and other data feeds


          Expertise in the software security field

          Experience in vulnerabilities research

          Experience configuring databases and related application stacks

          Programming skills in languages like: Python, Java, C++ and/or C#

          Database skills: SQL and administration skills for at least one major database e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, IBM DB2, Sybase, PostgreSQL or MySQL

          Ability to work under tight deadlines with creativity

          Self-motivated, independent and able to quickly assess and understand complex systems

          Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Plus Competencies:

          Advanced Linux / Unix knowledge

          Experience with ML/AI tools and frameworks

          Experience with regular expressions

          Experience with vulnerability discovery and disclosure, as well as proof-of-concept exploit development

          Experience with reverse engineering and assembly language

          Experience and/or willingness to present at security conferences like DEFCON, BlackHat, etc.

          Experience and/or willingness to write technical blog posts (See


  • We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

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

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Client-provided location(s): Warsaw, Poland
Job ID: ondBffwa

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