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Android Malware Analyst

China - Beijing,
China - Hong Kong,
Taiwan - Taipei
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Bachelor's Degree
IT - Software Development
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Job Description:

AVAST Software (www.avast.com), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects over 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications. In business for over 25 years, AVAST is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for business – offered in about 40 languages.

Based in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in the U.S., Germany, and Asia, AVAST Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different nations.

For our team in Taipei, Taiwan we are currently looking for:


Android Malware Analyst

The number of malware attacks on mobile platforms is significant and continually rises. Not every user realizes that it is our phone what can give away any information about us. Be it current location, shopping habits or access to bank account. Do you want to be the one who delves into the world of mobile malware, analyzes and produces the only thing that can save everyone – antidotes?

Then you belong to Avast!


You will:

  • Analyze mobile software

  • Do reverse engineering

  • Select and categorize samples of malware

  • Produce detection definitions

  • Look for new sources of Android malware in China region

  • Help us produce the protection against new malware that are escalating in China

  • Cooperate with OEMs resolving cases


What we need:

  • Knowledge of Android on programming level

  • Knowledge of Java

  • Analytic skills

  • Knowledge of RE tools is an advantage

  • General overview of IT

  • English on communicative level

  • We definitely need a team player


What we offer:

  • 15 days of paid holiday

  • 3 weeks long initial training in Avast HQ in Prague, Czech Republic

  • The chance to join a major global tech company

  • Many opportunities for professional growth (language courses, trainings, etc)

  • Amazing and truly international work environment


Sounds like the right challenge for you? We look forward to hearing from you!