Summary

We are looking for a passionate software engineer with a strong interest in software security to join the Munich team working on our app analysis tool AppSweep.
AppSweep is our free-to-use analysis tool that allows app developers to test their apps for vulnerabilities, privacy issues and other security related programming errors. Our aim is to support developers as best as we can, for instance by integrating fully into the development process, focussing on low false positives, and giving actionable advice on how to fix the found problems.

Requirements

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, or similar practical experience.
  • Excellent Java skills.
  • Strong interest in Mobile security, e.g. from university courses or from CTFs.
  • Interest in low level programming, compiler technology and optimization techniques.

Useful skills

  • Familiarity with common analysis techniques like abstract interpretation and program slicing techniques.
  • Experience with app development and Android build tools (Gradle, Proguard, etc.).
  • Previous experience working with complex code bases.
  • Experience with reverse engineering and the commonly used tools like Jadx, apktool, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Research, test and implement additional analysis techniques.
  • Research newly found issues in apps, and develop detection techniques. 
  • Maintain and improve our existing code base.
  • Support customers in the usage of our software.

What we offer

  • Challenging, interesting and diversified work.
  • A good balance between research and implementation work.
  • The opportunity to improve your skills on a personal and a technological level.
  • A market competitive salary package.
  • An inspiring work environment with smart colleagues in the beautiful city of Munich.

How to apply

  • Please send us a CV highlighting your relevant qualifications.
  • Please attach a non-generic cover letter. We are especially interested in why the topic is of particular interest to you.

About us

Guardsquare is the leader in mobile application protection. More than 700 customers worldwide, across all major industries, rely on Guardsquare to secure their mobile applications against reverse engineering and hacking. Built on the open source ProGuard technology, Guardsquare software integrates transparently in the development process and adds multiple layers of protection to Android (DexGuard) and iOS (iXGuard) applications, hardening them against both on-device and off-device attacks. With the addition of AppSweep, Guardsquare’s mobile application security scanning tool, the organization offers the most complete mobile security solution on the market today. Guardsquare is based in Leuven, Belgium with offices in Boston, MA, USA, Ottawa, Canada and Munich, Germany.

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