TELUS Communications Consultant (Malware Researcher) Toronto Full Time in Toronto, ON

TELUS Communications

Branch Toronto ON CA

Consultant (Malware Researcher) Toronto
Toronto, ON

TELUS Security Solutions is seeking a Malware Researcher to join our industry-leading TELUS Security Labs. TELUS Security Labs supports a global customer base

TELUS Security Solutions is seeking a Malware Researcher to join our industry-leading TELUS Security Labs. TELUS Security Labs supports a global customer base including leading security product vendors, software vendors, and large enterprises with a set of industry-leading technical data feeds, research products, and engineering services.

As a Malware Researcher, you will be part of a team that analyze advanced malware samples through a combination of static and dynamic approaches with the primary goal of decoding malware communication methods.

Reverse-engineer malware samples to identify malware communication methods and analyze malware network traffic to develop Snort signatures

Produce documentation describing malware behaviour and detection strategies

Communicate research results to customers, team members, and management

Collaborate with team members to improve the analysis and response process

Monitor security industry publications, newsgroups and press releases to identify new malware attacking methods


Required Knowledge:
Advanced knowledge in reverse engineering on various architectures and platforms

Familiarity with tools such as IDA Pro, WinDbg, and OllyDbg

In-depth knowledge of modern operating systems including Windows and Linux

Familiarity with low level programming languages such as C/C++ or assembly language is a plus

In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and other networking protocols; RFC-level understanding of popular protocols like HTTP/FTP/SMTP/CIFS

Familiarity with tools such as Snort, Wireshark, Fiddler and VMware

Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, or Bash

Required Skills & Abilities:
Ability to analyze and describe complex application behaviours

Experience of reverse engineering is a big plus

Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral

Great attention to detail and personal QA

Self-directed, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or a related field preferred but not required

Required Experience:
Industry experience performing similar technical role preferred but not required

Who is TELUS?

We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We’re also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living the

TELUS values

and delivering on our

Customers First commitments


Do you share our passion?



create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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