Malware Reverse Engineer

Malware Reverse Engineer
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Meta is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Malware Reverse Engineer to join a team of security professionals in the Reality Labs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in application security, reverse engineering, harmful and malware applications analysis, with a focus on conducting security research in the Metaverse.
Malware Reverse Engineer Responsibilities
  • Identify vulnerabilities and potential attack vectors in the Metaverse ecosystem
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, security partners to influence security solutions
  • Lead projects while effectively prioritizing time spent on reversing or malware analysis based on team priorities
  • Advise and consult investigative or product teams as a subject matter expert
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends and threats in the industry
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience with assembly language, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, intermediate code and low-level programming concepts
  • Experience with operating systems (Android, Linux), ARM architecture
  • Experience with disassemblers, debuggers, and other reverse engineering tools
  • Experience with static and dynamic analysis tools for multiple systems and file formats
  • Experience analyzing and decoding network traffic
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or 5+ years relevant work experience within malware
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience to create their own tools to automate analysis or detection (Yara, Snort, etc)
  • Excellent analytical skills in processing large data sets
  • Familiarity with drafting scripts leveraging disassemblers like IDA or Ghidra
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$143,000/year to $208,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual compensation is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base hourly rate, monthly rate, or annual salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base compensation, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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