Android Malware Analyst by Google

February 23, 2024
Android Malware Analyst by Google

Job Description

About the job:

Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Google’s users and developers. Security Engineers work with network equipment and actively monitor our systems for attacks and intrusions. In this role, you will also work with software engineers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities.

As an Android Malware Analyst, you’ll be protecting users by investigating and solving malware problems. You’ll also work with Android security teams, particularly those teams that work on app scanning and Google Play operations, to find new and creative ways to analyze and detect malware at scale. You will help shape the future of Android platform security and ecosystem.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience in one or more of the following: OS hardening, vulnerability management, pen testing, or cryptographic concepts.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Android reverse engineering (DEX, ARM), malware analysis, threat modeling, incident/emergency response.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Android application development in C++, Java, and/or Kotlin.
  • Knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication, security protocols, and applied cryptography.


  • Perform reverse engineering, analyze and detect malware at scale.
  • Advocate security and secure practices throughout the Google Play and Android ecosystem.
  • Conduct research to identify potential attack vectors against Android.
  • Work with other team members to improve Android Security and Privacy knowledge of malware and propose methods to detect and mitigate them.