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Security Researcher

Columbia, Maryland, United States of America


Job Title:

Security Researcher

Role Overview:

Security Researcher supporting an Advanced Programs Group (APG) United States Department of Defense customer within Brussels, Belgium.

The Advanced Programs Group (APG) from Trellix specializes in investigating targeted intrusions performed by the most advanced threat groups. APG uses the intelligence gathered from Trellix Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) capabilities, industry tools and reports, and experience of intelligence professionals to provide actionable intelligence of developing threats, trends, and vectors.

This position is located in Brussels, Belgium supporting a United States Department of Defense customer.

Researcher is responsible for direct support to the customer through individual or team-based research, analysis, and production of a finalized intelligence product. In addition, responsibilities may include:

  • Attending planning sessions with customer to determine requirements
  • Maintaining communications with customer
  • Briefing customer on intelligence products
  • Responding to customer requests or events as they occur
  • Becoming intimately familiar with APG's Advanced Threat Landscape Analysis System (ATLAS)

About you:

  • Possess an active TS clearance with eligibility for SCI
  • You'll possess the ability to use in-depth knowledge to present actionable intelligence to team-members and senior leadership. It's important that you can work independently with the ability to handle dynamic change.
  • Can show examples of experience conducting all-source intelligence
  • Campaign tracking and malware analysis for intelligence content feed curation, botnet emulation and command & control (C2) infrastructure tracking
  • Strong experience scripting (python) and data Storage solutions such as Elastic search
  • Strong experience with Yara rule creation and hunting
  • Demonstrate experience with MISP, (Malware Information Sharing Platform)
  • Knowledge of STIX-TAXII-OpenIOC, MITRE, Yara, Sigma.
  • Experience conducting threat research focused on nation-state, criminal, or other malicious activities
  • Experience with current/historical cyber threats
  • Experience with threat intelligence tools
  • Good experience with dynamic and static malware analysis

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


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