Malware Analysis Engineer - Canberra, Australia

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Software and Services


Role Number:200549681
Why Apple? Billions of people globally depend on the security of Apple’s products. Our team protects our users from malware and improves the security & privacy of our operating systems. This work is complex, challenging, and directly impactful to your friends, family, and people everywhere! We are a team of skilled people that support each other, move quickly, cultivate creativity, and solve old problems in new ways. We build systems to discover, analyze, block, and eradicate malware. We partner with OS engineers to design, build and integrate new anti-malware technology into the OS to stay ahead of attackers!


- Reverse engineer malware samples with static + dynamic tools - Create new tools for analyzing malware and detecting anomalies - Build and interface with services for automatically detecting and responding to malware - Design or improve platform security features and ship them in macOS & iOS - Position is onsite in our Canberra office

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of low-level software implementation and/or binary analysis on Apple’s operating systems (a plus) or comparable systems
  • Vision for improving our operating systems to block techniques used by malware
  • Experience with reverse engineering or debugging tricky problems across levels of the software stack
  • Strong programming skills, both in a systems language such as C and a scripting language like Python. Swift experience is a plus.
  • Motivated by results and able to work independently as well as mentor others
  • Strong communication skills, particularly written
  • Understanding and respect for teammates

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements