Security Research Team Leader

Tel Aviv, TLV Office

About The Position

Deep Instinct, the first company to apply deep learning to cybersecurity, is looking for a Security Research Team Leader.

The demand for Deep Instinct game-changing solutions is growing, and so are we. We are looking for an enthusiastic, performance-driven, and analytic team player to lead our Security Research team. The successful candidate will lead the team responsible for the design and implementation of Deep Instinct’s product line’s security stack, novel prevention capabilities, research of evasion techniques and attack surfaces, reverse-engineering malware campaigns, and more. The role involves close work with fellow researchers, development teams, and data scientists. The position requires innovation and independence in a fast-paced environment where deliverables are of the highest quality and accuracy.


Roles and & responsibilities:

  • Research malware behavior and evasion techniques across all stages of the malware kill chain from exploitations and infection to impact
  • Design and Develop mechanisms to detect suspicious and malicious activity in run-time
  • Perform manual and automated research of attack surfaces and OS internals combining externally and internally developed tools
  • Identify and define meaningful patterns and artifacts for malware and threat classification
  • Write technical summaries, white papers, and blogs based on your research and findings
  • Work with other teams in research, development, professional services, and product groups


  • At least 5 years of hands-on technical experience in cybersecurity, and 2 years in a managerial position
  • Extensive Knowledge of OS internals and components in Windows (Must), MacOS and Android (Advantage)
  • Knowledge of attack vectors and evasions in Windows (Must), MacOS/Android (Advantage)
  • Hands-on experience in static and dynamic malware analysis, including reverse-engineering (x86/x64) and other relevant tools and methods (WinDBG, IDA, etc.)
  • Proven development experience in Python, C/C++
  • B.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Background/Knowledge in Machine Learning, Cyber-Security industry – Advantage
  • The successful candidate is a team player, who has a passion for technology, a can-do approach, is an eager self-learner, and independent.