Malware Analyst (m/f/x)

Junior/Senior, part or full time position based in Vienna

As one of the industry leaders in Security Software Products and probably the smallest company globally with its own scan engine, IKARUS is continuously on track to shape the international IT security landscape. Being a leading provider of security software products, IKARUS has been established on the market for decades. To support our clients to stay safe and to improve the detection coverage of our software we are looking forward to add your talent to our team.

Your mission:

  • Find effective ways for detecting new malware
  • Analyze new trends in viruses to capture the important features
  • Automate the analysis and signature creation
  • Help us to build a dynamic analysis environment
  • Improve our anomaly detection systems and research better solutions

Your qualifications:

  • Understanding of malware intrusion vectors and different file formats
  • Experience with analysis tools (hex editors, debuggers, IDA Pro)
  • Expertise with Python and SQL
  • Big plus: knowledge of machine learning, algorithms and C++
  • You are driven by challenges and have an endless curiosity concerning problem solving

Your benefits:

  • A young, international and agile working environment with 13 different nationalities
  • Free coffee and fruit, beer dispenser for after work and regular team events
  • Flexible working hours
  • NO All-In-contract!

Moreover, the fascinating subject area and international exchange, we offer a stable and friendly environment, plenty of room for personal growth, and open-mindedness for change and improvement. The annual gross salary starts with € 42.000,- (for a full-time position) based on the collective agreement (IT-KV), overpayment is possible according to experience and qualifications. In the end, your skillset counts, let’s talk!

Your next step:

Please email us your application to We look forward to getting in touch with you.

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IKARUS Security Software GmbH Blechturmgasse 11
1050 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-0
Sales Hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-500


Support hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-400

Support hours:
Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 3pm

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