Skip to main content
Close Search

Principal Security Researcher (fully remote)


Apply Now


Discover the undiscoverable.

"AT&T allows me to work on projects that will be seen by millions of customers."

Megan T. — Sr. Specialist, Software Engineer

"I find it incredibly rewarding to be out and see customers enjoying a product I spent my time perfecting."


Don't just imagine the future. Create it.

Innovation is the power to Think Big

We live our values without question or compromise.

Strategic Platform Teams

Join our digital transformation!

A Look at Our Design Team

A day in our UX/UI team.

Revolutionize Business in our Digital Team

Transform how employees and customers connect

We are looking for a fully virtual knowledgeable security researcher to help the AT&T Alien Labs security team design the next generation of threat protection and security software and research new malware threats as they appear. 

As a Security Researcher, you are part of a small and innovative team that discovers and disseminates cyber threat intelligence.  It is important that you are a team player with a solid knowledge of the existing security landscape and a driving passion for finding new threats.

What you will be doing:

  • Keep current and knowledge on APT’s and new malware
  • Design new methods of detecting malware and TTPs
  • Review new threats and design new methods for discovering them in the wild
  • Use current tools and write new tools to extract indicators from malware
  • Design and implement new innovative products that enhance the existing tool suite and product family
  • Stay current on the latest tools for security and malware research

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Familiarity with cyber threats, defenses, motivations, tools and techniques
  • Experience extracting intelligence from raw information
  • Experience using/writing tools to extract indicators from malware
  • Knowledgeable with Snort, Suricata, Wireshark, Log Analysis tools, IDA PRO, Immunity debugger, Metasploit, etc.
  • Python
  • Advanced Linux administration and shell scripting
  • Network protocol knowledge
  • Good database knowledge - both SQL and NoSQL  
  • Good communication skills.  Fluent in English.
  • Regular expressions knowledge

Job ID 2240672I-1 Date posted 09/22/2022
Apply Now


Invested in your satisfaction and continued success.

We take care of our own here (hint: that could be you). Our benefits and rewards mean we cover some of your biggest needs with some of the coolest offerings. We already think we’re a pretty great place to work. We’re just trying to rack up some bonus points.

Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.


When it comes to priorities, we know family tops the list. For the moments that matter the most, you'll be there for them, and we'll be here for you.

Family Leave

Paid Time Off

Our people have class. Literally. We can help you out on approved education costs with our tuition assistance plan.


Here’s another reason to breathe easy: You and your family get access to excellent medical, dental and vision insurance options.

Insurance Options

Wanna make your friends really jealous? You’ll get discounted access to the latest and greatest AT&T products and services — plus other awesome items, like tickets to live events.


You strike us as an over-achiever (don’t worry, it’s a compliment). Our training and development programs are your ticket to expert status in your job.

Training & Development

When the day comes that you get some much needed R&R (not that you’d ever want to leave #LifeAtATT) you’ll know your future is set with the AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP).


Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

Community & Team Events

The Hiring Process

Step 1

Complete a quick application online and check your status often.

Step 2

Virtual or in-person

Dress professionally and ensure good WiFi interviewing virtually.

Step 3

Job Offer

After a background check, you're part of the team.

Step 4

Welcome! Onboarding
and Training Begins

Our training and certification programs set you up for success.

Discover more at AT&T

Sign up for job alerts, updates and more.

Interested In

AT&T Info and Alerts. Max 12 messages/month. Privacy Policy. You may opt-out at anytime by sending STOP to short code 20013. Msg & data rates may apply.

The values we live by.
  • Live True

    Do the right thing, no compromise.

  • Think Big

    Innovate and get there first.

  • Pursue Excellence

    In everything, every time.

  • Inspire Imagination

    Give people what they don't expect.

  • Stand for Equality

    Speak with your actions.

  • Embrace Freedom

    Press, speech, beliefs.

  • Make a Difference

    Impact your world.

  • Be There

    When customers & colleagues need you most.

Back to top