Senior Threat/Malware Researcher (Bangkok based, relocation provided)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

Get to Know our Team:  

The Security Department oversees security, compliance, GRC, and security operations for all Agoda. We are vigilant in ensuring there is no breach or vulnerability threatening our company or endangering our employees in order to keep Agoda safe and protected. This would be a great challenge for those who want to work with the best technology in a dynamic and advanced environment. 

 

The Opportunity: 

You will be immersed in research involving the very latest cyber threats and unprecedented attacks, specifically those targeting the travel sector. Tracking these hacker groups and their evolving tactics will be a pivotal aspect of your role. Given the nature of such challenges, which change on a weekly basis, innovative and outside-the-box solutions are not just encouraged, they are a necessity.

 

In this Role, you’ll get to: 

  • Replicate malware in isolated environment and check security posture, and advice improvements.
  • Ability to identify TTPs used, malware family and threat actors based from attack information.
  • Analyze each step of the attack cycle and come up with detection ideas to mitigate them.
  • Working knowledge on top password stealers like Vidar,Redline.
  • Hunting to find undetected malware, DLP threats and API weaknesses.
  • Author custom detection rules to provide extra layer of security besides products.
  • Ability to document and produce research content in form of reports.
  • Follow in the wild attacks and tricks on a daily basis, and protect Agoda against these attacks in form of attack surface reduction / hunt rule

 

What you’ll Need to Succeed: 

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related degree.
  • Experience 5 years in cybersecurity research.
  • Malware analysis (static and behavioral), network PCAP and memory analysis.
  • Fundamentals of malware and phishing attacks.
  • Able to separate malicious behavior from clean activity in SIEM logs
  • Demonstration of published research in public domain is a big plus (Whitepapers,Blogs,GitHub etc.)
  • Good at pattern recognition and thinking out of the box solutions.
  • Scripting knowledge (Python, PowerShell)
  • Passionate with fighting Cybercriminals, and up to date with latest security news.
  • Good communication skills in English to communicate security risks to other teams.

*Relocation package is provided for this position*

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • WFH Set Up Allowance
  • 30 Days of Remote Working from anywhere globally every year
  • Employee discount for accommodation globally
  • Global team of 90+ nationalities
  • 40+ offices and 25+ countries
  • Annual CSR / Volunteer Time off
  • Benevity Subscription for employee donations
  • Volunteering opportunities globally
  • Free Headspace subscription
  • Free Odilo & Udemy subscriptions
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (third party for personal and workplace support)
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Life, TPD & Accident Insurance

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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