Cybersecurity Researcher

Cylera - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $150,000 a year
Who We Are: Cylera is a VC-backed stealth startup creating a network-level cybersecurity solution to manage and protect connected medical devices, such as infusion pumps and CT machines. Our problem space is at the intersection of the virtual and physical, where insecure medical equipment serves as the interface between patients and the hospital network, and where a single device compromise could have potentially life-threatening consequences.

What You'll Do: Analyze medical device & IoT protocols and network behaviors to research cutting-edge methods for device identification, risk analysis, and threat detection alongside our engineering and ML teams. Track and research IoT-related vulnerabilities, threat actors, and malware campaigns as part of Cylera Labs.

  • Analyze network data and IoT/medical protocols to identify behaviors, characteristics, risk factors, and IoCs for devices
  • Research methods for medical/IoT device identification, threat detection, and risk quantification in tandem with ML/engineering teams
  • Analyze client network topologies and architecture from a security and risk analysis perspective
  • Analyze public and private vulnerability reports, malware campaigns, and threat actors
  • Conduct and contribute to network risk assessments, risk remediation plans, and posture reports
  • Investigate security-related events to identify root cause and track active threats
Your Skills & Experience:
  • Deep understanding of networking fundamentals, protocols, and enterprise networks
  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity and risk analysis
  • Experience programming in Python and using relational databases, ElasticSearch, and/or Neo4j
  • Experience with threat hunting, malware analysis, or penetration testing is a plus
  • Knowledge of medical devices is a plus, but not required
  • Degree in related engineering field (CS, EE)
  • 5+ years of experience in related field
  • Experience with medical devices
  • Experience in networking for hospital and health systems
  • Experience with big data frameworks, preferably Apache Spark
  • Understanding of basic machine learning principles
Benefits & Location:
  • Competitive salary
  • Growth opportunities for career development
  • Work-life flexibility – we value your contributions
  • Unique perks and office space at midtown NYC
  • Any gear you need to improve your productivity