Senior Cyber Security Researcher (Firmware)

    • Singapore

Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions and cybersecurity education, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely. Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries

We are looking for a versatile Senior Cyber Security Researcher with reverse engineering skills to join our research team. This researcher is part of a team that works on both greenfield projects as well as existing products and services. We are a team that actively promotes collaboration and autonomy. Successful candidates will be working in a fast-paced environment where he/she can his/her expertise while developing new ones.


  • Perform in-depth research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities and exploitation tactics in embedded systems and real time operating systems. 
  • Conduct reverse-engineering on known and suspected exploitation files. 
  • Evaluate and augment extraction tools, fuzzing tools, and firmware static and dynamic analysis tools to support research and security testing. 
  • Identify detection rules and correlation rules if needed 
  • Publish contents of research
  • Curious and self-motivated independent learner, who enjoy sharing knowledge with other members of the team


  • Degree in Computer Science with strong knowledge on architecture or equivalent experience. 
  • At least 8 years of experience in reverse engineering
  • Strong understanding of attacker methodologies and exploitation techniques 
  • Demonstrated experience of working on embedded systems 
  • Demonstrated experience working with IDA-Pro etc. 
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills

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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