Security Research Engineer – Threat Intelligence (DC-0016)

As Security Research Engineer in Ixia’s Threat Intelligence team, you will be working with a group of elite engineers and security researchers to save the universe from cybersecurity attacks and the bad guys who take advantage of the Internet for personal gain.

To accomplish this, you will be working with our proprietary Threat Intelligence Platform to detect and classify malicious activities on the Internet and implement techniques for enhancing our threat intelligence capabilities to be used in our products that help keep our customers secure. 


  • Build and maintain tools and systems to develop Ixia’s threat intelligence knowledge base;
  • Identify and investigate threat sources to enhance Ixia’s threat intelligence collection technologies;
  • Compose white papers about your research for publication
  • Contribute to our well-read blog about any technical topic of interest, including day-to-day work or outside interests, when possible;


  • Broad knowledge of network protocols.
  • Good programming skills in multiple languages (Python, Ruby, C, C++, assembly, scripting, etc.).
  • Ability to analyze and describe vulnerabilities and attack methods.
  • Creative, problem-solving approach to projects.
  • College degree in CS or EE or equivalent experience.
  • Relevant experience in a security research position.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills with a drive to attain a combined success.
  • Reliable and dependable team player.
  • Great attention to detail and personal quality assurance.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong programming skills are highly preferred.
  • At least one publicly available vulnerability discovery, exploit development, and/or open-source tool.
  • Strong domain knowledge in vulnerability research and exploit development.
  • Experience in static and dynamic reverse engineering of binaries.
  • Experience administering a variety of network and server equipment.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.

Education and Experience

  • College degree in CS, EE or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

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Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.

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