Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Security Application Support Engineer

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Location: Mountain View, CA
Job Code: 182318
Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leading American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Security Application Support Engineer for our client in the IT Consulting domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits, exciting challenges, and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.


Duration: 12 Months Contract

Location: Mountain View, CA

Compensation: Market Rates


Role: Security Application Support Engineer


Primary Skills: Android/Android Application Development


Role Description: The Security Application Support Engineer would need to have at least 5 years of experience.




The team is responsible for identifying new PHAs, reverse engineering them, containing their damage and handling PHA reports and incidents. As a GPP R&D Software Engineer.


- Design and implement software mechanisms to automate, expand and accelerate GPP R&D’s functions (detection, containment, response)

- Develop new mechanisms to identify PHAs in different categories (e.g., spyware, phishing, rooting, SMS fraud)

- Expose evidence of the presence of PHA on Android devices for purposes of in-depth investigation and analysis

- Work in close collaboration with other teams aimed at protecting the security and privacy of all Android users


Minimum Qualifications:


- BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

- Software engineering knowledge of infrastructure (Dremel, Flume, Borg, Bigtable, etc.) or equivalent technologies


Preferred Qualifications:


- MS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

- Experience with Java, Python, SQL

- Strong analytical and investigative skills.

- Experience in data or system security-related projects, such as information protection, anti-abuse, fraud prevention or spam detection.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent          

Experience: Minimum 5 years

Relocation: This position will cover relocation expenses

Travel: N/A

Local Preferred: Yes


Recruiter Name: Prashant Negi

Recruiter Phone: 877.884.8834 (Ext: 2248)


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