Senior Security Researcher – NCC Group – Delft

  • Delft

NCC Group

Your role as Senior Researcher DFIR

The Security Research Team focuses on identifying, investigating, and developing solutions for security problems for which current best practices are not sufficient. Our work is focused on improving the maturity and capabilities of various services and products that Fox-IT and NCC Group deliver. We aim to share our research as widely as appropriate to educate fellow colleagues and stimulate external publicity and industry interest. In this role you will be doing the following:

· Research and create new capabilities for Fox-IT/NCC Group services, products, or teams;

· Bridge the gap between the Security Research- and Threat Intelligence team;

· Statically and dynamically analyse malware and adversary tooling and automate these tasks;

· Write signatures and improve upon our in-house internet scanning framework;

· Write detection logic for our detection platforms;

· Provide external publicity (blog posts, trainings, conference talks, open-source contributions);

· Review and provide feedback on research and innovation topics, such as reports, blogs, and talks of your colleagues;

· Assist in high-profile CERT-cases with your expertise, knowledge, and experience;

· Sharing knowledge with colleagues to stimulate maturity, skills, and growth;

· Guide interns with their internships and provide new internship projects.


We are Fox-IT, or Fox. We stand for making the world safer and more secure. That means every one of us contributes in making society safer and more secure with the help of our technical and innovative solutions. From our Red Team of hackers, our Blue Team of defense specialists, highly skilled developers to trusted security consultants and more: We do this for organizations where cyber security is highly important. That is why we continuously develop our individual skills and knowledge.

We are critical thinkers, naturally security paranoid and thrive on development. We are part of NCC Group and with 2000 like-minded colleagues around the globe, we are on our never-ending mission to create a safer world.

We are on a mission to make society a safer and more secure place. Our people are the ones who make that possible; a global community of talented individuals working together towards a safer future.

We aim to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We work together, we are brilliantly creative, we embrace difference and we want you to join in our mission.

This is you

A highly motivated and curious individual who is willing to apply a learning mindset and skill set to improve upon or create new services, products, and teams in a deep technical fashion across Fox-IT/ NCC Group. If this sounds like you, we are looking for the following concrete skill set:

· Has a strong exploratory, curious, and analytical mindset;

· Has strong knowledge of the latest developments in cyber security;

· Has a background in reverse engineering and scripting;

· Has knowledge about networking fundamentals;

· Is willing to learn the above.

Our offer

You will work in a place at the top of cyber security where your ideas are valued. You cannot always tell all the details about your work, but you can tell that you contribute to a safer society. That’s not all, you also get:

·A good salary that matches the things you have already done and will do;

·Flexible working hours and flexibility in working at home or in the office, so that you can optimally combine your private life with your work;

·A favorable pension scheme, 26 vacation days (+4 office closing days) and 8% vacation pay with a full-time contract;

·Lots of development opportunities: you can gain and share knowledge through TechTalks, Crypto Colloquia, events and our own Fox Academy;

·A laptop and business phone. Do you use your own phone? Then you will receive a maximum reimbursement of €25.

·A monthly reimbursement for your internet at home of a maximum of € 40,- and a homework allowance.

·A performance bonus and profit sharing, because we value your effort;

·When we work in the office, we gather every day for a delicious lunch.

You can apply by clicking on the button, which will take you to our ATS (Workday). After your application, we will get to work and see if we are a good match

An extensive background check will be part of the selection process

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