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About us : McAfee, Inc., (NYSE: MFE) headquartered in Santa Clara, California and the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.

McAfee India Center (MIC) based out of Bangalore, is a key McAfee hub with strategic import and global outlook. MIC offers exciting career opportunities for bright talent interested in developing and supporting pioneering security products and solutions around the world.

Designation : Research Scientist ( Vulnerability Assessment )

Experience : 2 - 7 Years

Job Description : Research Scientist will be required to provide OVAL and XCCDF content for vulnerability and patch related content for multiple McAfee Security Products
Researching localized configurations for Windows, UNIX and Linux platforms
Determination / development of OVAL checks to properly check for the state the system is in.
Development of XCCDF Benchmarks
Development of remediations for correcting vulnerabilities using the Remediation Manager product for automated vulnerability remediation
Development of Windows, UNIX and Linux Security Policies and Hardening Guides
Development of Windows, UNIX and Linux Security Configuration checks
OS Image creation and deployment
Content created in multiple formats including OVAL, XCCDF, VBScript and Borne Shell.

Desired : Potential candidates need to be extremely familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within the information security field including network security, operating system hardening and performing vulnerability assessments. Candidates need to have extensive system administration experience and/or scripting/development skills with Windows, UNIX and Linux platforms.

Specific skill sets required:
Programming / Scripting skills a must
Comprehensive understanding of the Windows registry
Comprehensive understanding of UNIX / Linux configuration and administration
Windows system hardening and configuration settings including:
Local Security Policy
Group Policy
Windows Services
Registry Settings
Understanding of OVAL / XCCDF / Security automation standards preferred
Basic SQL skills such as Select statements are strongly desired

College Degree Required. Industry certifications are a plus � i.e. CCNA, MCSE, Security+, GSEC, CISSP, GCWN, etc.

Location : Bengaluru/Bangalore

Contact Archana
McAfee Software (India) Pvt Ltd
Embassy Golf Links Business Park
Pine Valley - 2nd Floor
Off Indiranagar - Koramangala Intermediate Ring Road
Bangalore,Karnataka,INDIA 560071

Apply : Email ur cv to Archana_Venkatachalapathy(at)

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