Malware Analyst

ESET VirusLab watches the steps of hackers from all around the world. It is a place where we apply reverse engineering techniques to intercepted malware to reveal its hidden functionality. Even though the primary attacks nowadays are directed against the Windows platform, we pay close attention to other operating systems, including Mac, Linux, Android and some of the more exotic ones.

Currently we are looking for:

Malware Analyst – Bratislava (SK), Prague (CZ), Kraków (POL)

Malware Researcher – Montreal (CAN)

Specialized Detection Engineer – Bratislava (SK)

Mac OS X Analyst – Bratislava (SK)


Have u got what it takes?

If you want to join the team that every day faces global cyber-threats, uncover a hidden puzzle in the crackme program and prove us your potential.


What to do?

  1. Download the crackme.exe program.
    The program was designed to test your skillset in reverse engineering, which might come in handy when you work at ESET in one of the positions described above.
  2. Analyze the crackme.exe program and look for 3 passwords hidden in its programming code.
    The program can contain hidden files, texts, conditional tasks, protection against debuggers and other pitfalls, which could complicate your arriving at the solution.
  3. Send your analysis to: crackme@eset.com
    Don’t worry too much if you can’t make it past all the hurdles and uncover the hidden passwords. Even if you did not find the solution, we still want to see your analysis, most importantly the progression of steps you took. We are interested in your way of thinking.

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