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  • Published: October 27, 2021
Job Type
Level of education
High school
Spoken Language needed
Level of Hebrew
Location of job
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
More than 3 years


We are Cognyte (formerly a Verint company), the global leader in security analytics software, and we are looking for an exceptional and passionate Security Research Team Leader to join our Cyber Security team in Herzliya.The cyber security team is part of an R&D group which performs as a start-up within Cognyte. The research team analyzes various cyber threats and attack scenarios and finds creative ways to automate the detection and investigation of malware as part of the product.If you want to apply your expertise and well-honed skills in security information, and:

- are driven by curiosity,
- thrive on solving the most complex security challenges, and
- want a unique opportunity to grow and contribute
- in an exciting and rewarding environment

then we want to meet you! Your impact

- Leading a team of highly skilled security researchers
- Initiating new research directions and creating advanced analytics
- Collaborating and working with customers, IT and Security teams
- Presenting and communicating the team’s work in different forums including stakeholders, strategic customers and security conferences
- Analyzing various cyber threats and attack scenarios and finding creative ways to automate the detection and investigation of malware as part of the product
- Focusing on malware analysis, network and endpoint forensics, machine learning and more
- Impacting the design and development of the product
- Interacting with a wide variety of technologies (such as graph database, forensic investigation tools, Elastic stack)
- Being part of a small team and supporting the development of an innovative platform


Your tool box

- 5+ years’ experience in cyber security research malware research
- Experience in cyber technical management roles
- Deep understanding of contemporary threats landscape and attack vectors - familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK
- Proven experience in programming (python/or OO languages)
- Knowledge and deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., HTTPS, SSL, DNS, SMB, RPC, Kerberos, NTLM)
- In-depth knowledge of Windows, Linux or macOS Internals
- Hands-on experience with investigative platforms such as EDR tools, network packet capture and parsers
- Experience with big data platforms (SQL, Pandas, Elasticsearch, HDFS, Spark) – an advantage
- Experience in reverse engineering and disassemblers/debuggers (such as - Windbg, IDA, x64dbg) - an advantage
- Fluent English (spoken and written)

Why Cognyte is your perfect matchWe’re a values-driven business with a strong passion for innovation that makes a meaningful impact on the world around us. We are calling out to YOU - the curious minds of the world, who are looking to break new ground and bring innovative ideas to life. If this describes you, we could be your perfect match!Curious? Apply now.

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