Harness The Power Of Open Source

It’s an exciting time to be at WhiteSource. We are building the next generation of open source security, making it safer for developers across the globe.

At WhiteSource we are building a strong, diverse team of curious,
creative people who support each other and produce innovative software products.

Security Researcher

Giv’atayim, Tel Aviv District, Israel

WhiteSource, the leading provider of Open Source management solutions, is seeking a brilliant and independent application Security Researcher to join our team.

This position is a wonderful opportunity to join a fast-growing team and take part in creating an inspiring environment with an open communication culture.

If you are passionate about the open-source community and especially application security, come join our team.


Responsibilities:


  • Research and analyze open-source malicious packages / malwares.
  • Researching and designing scanning rules while working closely with a development team which is responsible for a new supply chain malicious package tool.
  • Handle complex cases escalated from other teams.
  • Cooperate with vendors in the community to uncover and fix flaws in software projects.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience in security research, including understanding of application security attacks, vulnerabilities and mitigations- Must!
  • Depth understanding of programming languages -Java, JS, Python, Ruby, etc.- Must!
  • Excellent English – written and verbal.
  • Independence and can-do attitude, ambitious with high work ethic. 

Advantages:

  • Experience with malware research
  • BSc or BA in Computer Science or a similar degree, or alumni of an IDF technology unit. 
  • Experience working with development teams.