Scrapinghub · Jan 11th 2021
About the Job:
As a Principal Reverse Engineer at Scrapinghub, your key objective will be to find sustainable and scalable solutions to power Scrapinghub's product offerings. You will be using reverse engineering, static, dynamic or concolic analysis in conjunction with Scrapinghub’s best in class tools including Crawlera.
You’ll have a fair amount of autonomy in this role, but the responsibilities will likely include: establishing & maintaining technical and quality standards, and collaborating with other Scrapinghub teams to ensure that your work is having the biggest impact possible.
Perform static, dynamic or concolic analysis and fuzzing to determine tracking behaviour
Create and execute well designed tests (repeatable, multiple treatments, testable variables, controls, replication)
Create best practice product usage guides and reports based on your findings
Drive creation of tools and workflows for prototyping successful and scalable solutions
Steer product and infrastructure changes based on your findings
A hacker mentality to quickly produce proof of concepts in order to get results.
Take a logical, measurement-backed approach to prioritizing projects, and enjoy working with others that do the same.
Familiarity with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data, asynchronous communication and distributed systems.
Strong research, debugging, fuzzing and reverse engineering skills including static, dynamic and concolic analysis
Strong understanding of operating system and computer networking concepts
Understanding of browser engines, browser fingerprinting and ad-blocker mechanisms
Excellent communication in both spoken and written English.
Bonus points for:
Experience with Decompilers, IDA Pro and C/C++
Core contributions to Mozilla or Chromium projects
Knowledge of Headless browsers - performance tuning and benchmarking