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Application Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03431
Location: Mountain View, California
Start Date: 09/10/2018
  • You will be joining the Client Play Protect (GPP) team in Android Security, a team that develops products, tools and methods to detect and contain malware – What we call " potentially harmful applications ", or PHA .
  • Our repository contains over 50 million apps and we render verdicts on over 100 million install attempts per day across 2+ billion devices.
  • Once we flag an app as PHA, GPP has the capability to warn users, block future installs, and clean it up from infected devices.
  • Role: Our 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, you will:
  • 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-dep