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Would you like to prevent terrorism and other serious crimes?

Security Researcher – R&D Team

Location: Tallinn, Estonia | Yerevan, Armenia | Remote

What we are looking for

We’re looking for someone who checks off most of the boxes listed below in “skills and experiences”. It is important to us to find a person we can see succeeding thanks to the skills they have developed and experiences they have had.

What you will accomplish

  • Work in a supportive team environment to deliver high quality software
  • Conduct security research to build innovative methods for getting access to encrypted data in various models in terms of forensic examination (software encryption systems like FDE, hardware-assisted encryption like smartphones and tablets, proprietary cloud protocols, etc.)
  • Help the team grow and evolve their processes and procedures

There are several must-haves:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of reverse-engineering processes (reconstructing code logic, etc.), disassemblers (IDA, Radare2, etc.), and debuggers (WinDbg, GDB, LLDB, etc.)
  • Prototyping ability and familiarity with scripting languages such as Python
  • Capable of working with remote teams
  • Willing to learn new skills and technologies
  • A high level of spoken and written English

It would be great if you also had some of the following skills and experiences:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in computer science, information security, or another relevant field
  • Prior work experience within IT security, ethical hacking, penetration testing, malware analysis, or a similar field
  • Experience with reverse engineering, vulnerability research, and/or exploit development with embedded systems
  • Experience in low-level components (bootloaders), ARM TrustZone kernels/trustlets, and reversing multicomponent cryptographic systems (e.g., bootloader, TrustZone, Linux kernel, hardware crypto engine)
  • A good team player with a sense of humor
  • Other language skills

Passware offers:

  • Interesting work as part of a professional team
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Possibility of flexible working hours and flexible location
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • A competitive salary as well as bonuses based on company results

If you are interested, please send your CV to

Part of the selection process will be a task that you will be required to complete. Based on this task, we will be able evaluate if you are a good fit for the position.

Passware is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. It is Passware policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best-qualified person for the job. Passware does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law.