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IPS Analyst 2

Company: Fortinet Inc
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Fortinet requires someone with penetration testing skills to support our new Fortinet Security Assessment Services (also called internally FortiGuard Penetration Testing Service).

This incumbent will need to possess good understanding of networking and scripting to speed up the team tool requirements.

In addition, the team requires someone able to do vulnerability research to continue to provide top-notch technical content and in-depth auditing of our own products and at the same time transforming the research output into protections using various in-house technologies


  • Perform research to discover vulnerabilities in operating systems, thick-client applications, web applications and hardware devices through code audit, black box testing and reverse engineering
  • Perform vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Handle FortiGuard Penetration Testing Service scoping call requests
  • Develop signature detection in proprietary description language
  • Share research information and technical knowledge on company blog and industry conferences


  • At least 3 years of experience in vulnerability research & penetration testing
  • Reverse engineering experience including binary analysis, and firmware analysis (using binwalk or other) Prior experience with dynamic analysis debuggers (e.g. OllyDBG, WinDBG), disassemblers or decompilers (e.g. IDA Pro)
  • Penetration testing web application and packet capture analysis experience using tools including Burp, Nessus or Metasploit
  • Experience writing code in C/C++, Python, Perl
  • Knowledge of network protocols, network technologies and Linux systems administration
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-directed, self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • CTF, bug-bounty or proven records of public vulnerability disclosure (e.g. CVE) is a strong plus


  • Bachelor or Master of Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering



Keywords: Fortinet Inc, Sunnyvale , IPS Analyst 2, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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