Android Engineer: App Instrumentation & Analysis

Job Description

Data Theorem is an exciting company focused on creating a more secure world for data. Rooted in a strong engineer first culture, every employee has an impact on product and direction. We are searching for exceptional talent pursuing an opportunity to grow and take ownership of the projects that resonate most with them.

As an Android engineer, you will be responsible for improving our scanning engine, for analyzing Android applications and automatically finding security and privacy issues.

You will:

  • Work with the mobile team on a set of tools we've built to statically analyze APKs in order to find security issues.

  • Improve our dynamic analyzer, which instruments mobile applications in order to study their behavior while running on a device, and detect dangerous actions that could lead to security issues.

  • Research and build new security checks to be added to our scanning engine, so we can help customers build more secure Android apps.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Significant experience implementing Android applications and tools.

  • Good understanding of the Android runtime.

  • Some experience writing tools in Python.

  • Bonus points: experience with taking apart Android software in order to understand and/or modify it. This includes experience with tools such as Xposed, Frida, apktool, androguard, etc.

  • No information security experience required - we are more interested in software engineering backgrounds.

About This Job
Location

Palo Alto, CA or Paris, France

Job type

Full-time

Experience level

Mid-Level, Senior, Lead

Role

Android Engineer

Technologies

android, reverse-engineering, code-analysis, java security

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