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  • Researcher for Mobile Network Threats

    Trend Micro

    Researcher responsible for researching current and potential security weaknesses in the implementation of mobile networks and 5G with their corresponding use cases for IoT, M2M and critical infrastructure (smart cities, industrial automation, logistics, etc), and on Enhanced Mobile Broadband (augmented reality, real-time 4k, etc).

Description

Responsibilities

Trend Micro’s Forward Looking Threat Research team (FTR) is a global team of 24 Senior Researchers, distributed globally, tasked with scouting the likely future security risks by researching what:

Cybercriminals are working on today (Underground and Deepweb, Targeted Attacks / APT and Malware research)
How the users / victims are using emerging technologies (social networks, shared economy, wireless networks, etc)
What technologies are available now and in the future (e.g. IOT, Augmented Reality, Mobile computing, Crypto-currencies)
You will be responsible for researching current and potential security weaknesses in the implementation of mobile networks and 5G with their corresponding use cases for IoT, M2M and critical infrastructure (smart cities, industrial automation, logistics, etc), and on Enhanced Mobile Broadband (augmented reality, real-time 4k, etc).

Some of FTR externally published work can be found at:

https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/research-and-analysis

Qualifications

This role will best suit people with a technology background in mobile and wireless communications, a curiosity in various implementations and uses cases of such technologies, and a passion to make sure those technologies are implemented in a safe and secure manner.

This position requires the researcher to represent Trend Micro in external conferences, either as an attendee or as a speaker.

As the team is globally distributed you must be willing to travel regularly for global meetings and conferences. FTR members are regular speakers at RSA, Black Hat and other major industry events and is one of Trend Micro's leading research teams

Experience Required

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or related discipline; strong self-taught, proven skillset and extensive work experience can substitute in lieu of degree.
Extensive working experience in Software Defined Radio, Network Virtualization and Wireless and Mobile Networks (UMTS, LTE, 5G/NR) required
Working experience in any of the following: LimeSDR, PicoSDR, srsLTE, LTE Toolbox
Background in programming and scripting languages
Creative thinker and problem solver
Hacker mentality: the ability to quickly identify security weaknesses in design, architecture, process and implementation will be a huge plus.
Ability to work in a rapid development / dev-ops style
Fast learner
Willing to work in a multi-cultural group
Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised in a remote team setup
Very good communication skills
Must be fluent in English


Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities
  • Trend Micro’s Forward Looking Threat Research team (FTR) is a global team of 24 Senior Researchers, distributed globally, tasked with scouting the likely future security risks by researching what:
  • Cybercriminals are working on today (Underground and Deepweb, Targeted Attacks / APT and Malware research)
  • How the users / victims are using emerging technologies (social networks, shared economy, wireless networks, etc)
  • What technologies are available now and in the future (e.g. IOT, Augmented Reality, Mobile computing, Crypto-currencies)
  • You will be responsible for researching current and potential security weaknesses in the implementation of mobile networks and 5G with their corresponding use cases for IoT, M2M and critical infrastructure (smart cities, industrial automation, logistics, etc), and on Enhanced Mobile Broadband (augmented reality, real-time 4k, etc).
  • Some of FTR externally published work can be found at:
  • http://us.trendmicro.com/us/trendwatch/research-and-analysis/white-papers- and-articles/index.html

Details

  • Travel Up to 25%
  • Incentives Not provided
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work Full remote okay
  • Education No requirements
  • Salary Range Not provided

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