Principal Malware Researcher

  • Per Day
    £700 to £750
  • Location
    Greater London
  • Basis

Principle Malware Researcher – City of London – 6 Months Contract – Full-Time – £700 – £750 per day

STR Group Services are working with a leading client based in City of London and we are recruiting for a Principle Malware Researcher on a 6 months contract, on a Full-Time basis.

In order to be considered for this position, you must have the following experience and skills;
Strong understanding of x86/64 assembly and malware reverse engineering
Strong understanding of network intrusion models e.g. the kill chain, ATT&CK
Experience in threat actor and group tracking
Proficiency in developing malware classification signatures e.g. Yara
Proficiency in scripting languages e.g. Python
Proficiency in communicating technical subjects to non-technical audience
Excellent written and oral English
Possesses SC Clearance

Ideally, we are looking for the following desirable qualities, however these are not essential;
Possesses DV Clearance.
Experience in delivering technical presentations at top security conferences
Familiarity with Windows internals
Experience in incident response
Experience in red teaming
Knowledge of at least one or more of the following languages: Russian, Spanish or Italian

Our client who are based in the City of London are currently searching for a Principle Malware Researcher to join their team. The successful candidate’s primary role is to undertake research on malware samples – to extract intelligence for attribution and develop signatures for malware detection and classification. The pay for this position is £700 to £750 per day.

For more information on this exciting position, please contact Nisha Khan on 02392314793 or send your CV on email including a cover letter to

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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