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Researcher - Innovation Team

Tel Aviv Full-time

About The Position

Silverfort is a cyber-security startup that develops a revolutionary identity protection platform. Using patented technology, our product enables strong authentication across entire corporate networks and cloud environments, without any modifications to endpoints and servers. In addition, we use advanced behavior analytics to apply adaptive authentication policies and prevent cyber-attacks in real time. 

Our mission is to provide industry-leading unified identity protection solutions for hybrid and multi-cloud environments. We develop cutting-edge cybersecurity technology that solves urgent customer needs today and is also a game changer for years to come. 

Silverfort’s team includes exceptional researchers, engineers, and technology experts who successfully tackle some of the most complex challenges in cyber-security. Silverfort has happy customers worldwide, strong market validation (including several industry awards), strategic partnerships with the largest security vendors in the world, and significant funding from leading VCs. 

As a Senior Researcher, you will join our new innovation team, part of Team Scibear, Silverfort’s Strategy, Cyber and Innovation department. In this role, you will research exciting new technologies, and overcome complex, unique challenges helping Silverfort expand to new areas and build new products. 

Responsibilities

  • Learn emerging technologies and threats 
  • Research and invent new products and technologies - Be the startup inside the startup 
  • Build proofs of concept 
  • Work closely with the development and product teams - Help the product team with current and new ideas, participate in brainstorms and research the ideas that have come up. Help the development team integrate and develop your ideas into the product, and help them tackle hard problems 
  • Handle unique ad-hoc problems coming from other areas of the company or from customers with the end goal of turning their problems into new solutions

Requirements

  • At least 4+ years of experience in research and/or development - must
  • Experience in Python or another programming language
  • Have the ability to test your ideas and build proofs of concept 
  • Knowledge in network protocols 
  • Familiarity with cloud services such as Azure/Okta/AWS/Cloudflare - a big advantage 
  • Good communication skills, ability to explain and simplify complex ideas 
  • Creative thinker 
  • Wide knowledge of information security, a deep understanding of security practices, vulnerabilities, and defenses. 

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