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AV Analyst

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

Fortinet has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Anti-Virus Engine team in Burnaby. You have an appetite for learning botnets, viruses, and other malicious software analysis techniques to make the world a safer place.

Build your malware knowledge and reverse engineer different types of malware -- file infectors, network worms, Trojans, backdoors, rootkits, etc...

Fortinet has a training program for all Anti-Virus Analysts where you will learn with your peers, how to analyze viruses and help our customers detect and understand the behavior of malware. This extensive training will help you excel in your role to become an expert in this field and prepare you for a range of internal growth opportunities, as Fortinet is recognized as a company that continually promotes from within.

Job Responsibilities:
    • Virus/malware replication and analysis • Analyze customers inquiries and submissions of virus/malware • Develop virus/malware detection algorithms in proprietary description language • Write descriptions of virus/malware for publication on Fortinet's website • Develop programs/scripts for virus/malware analysis and replication

Job Skills Required:
    • Experience and understanding of software programming (C/C++) • Experience and understanding of Intel x86 assembly language is an asset • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Perl, JavaScript, VBS, Linux Shell) is an asset • Fast learner with a good attitude • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills • Empowered to make a difference in network security

Educational Requirements:
    • Diploma of Technology or Bachelors of Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering


About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet’s flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet’s broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-04

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