Senior Anti-Piracy Analyst

Posted: Feb 2, 2024

Location: Noida, IN

Company: Irdeto

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, empowering businesses to innovate for a secure, connected future. Building on over 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s services and solutions protect revenue, enable growth and fight cybercrime in video entertainment, video games, and connected industries including transport, health and infrastructure. Irdeto is the security partner dedicated to empowering a secure world where people can connect with confidence. 
With teams and offices around the world, Irdeto’s greatest asset is its people - our diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and contribute to Irdeto's success. 


The Role: Senior Anti-Piracy Analyst 
The new digital world has been a boon to business and to bad guys who “take what they can and give nothing back”. As an Intelligence Analyst in Irdeto’s Cyber Services Team, you will be part of a globally distributed team that is in a mission to fight Intellectual Property, Trademark abuse and Cybercrime.  You will also be responsible for ensuring all the hard work IP owners worldwide are protected and not hijacked by pirates.  

In this role you will be joining our Video Entertainment team. Conditional access remains key to what we do; from managing new technology implementations, combating online piracy, and offering anti-cheat methods for gaming to supporting customers' demand for high-quality multi-screen experiences Irdeto deliver to a global customer base.  


Your mission at Irdeto: 

  • In this role, you will be responsible for the forensic analysis of illicit streaming services, conditional access piracy and report the results of your investigation to various customers. This requires a solid understanding of network protocols and forensic principles of evidence collection, especially since your reports can be used as evidence in a court case.

  • On a day-to-day basis, you will analyze the network captures you made of an illicit streaming service, identify the c&c server, and streaming servers, and use open source intelligence (OSINT) to try to uncover the illicit streaming operation.

  • Find a way to secure the evidence needed, If the network traffic is encrypted or the app/device is protected against reversing attempts.

  • In addition to the analysis of pirate operations, providing anti-piracy countermeasures and incident response to customers will be part of your daily work.

  • Research into the latest security threats and keeping our customers informed about this will be part of the role. Explain your findings in a clear way to technical experts and management.

  • Write meaningful reports detailing threats found against the customer and any actions Irdeto has performed to mitigate them as per agreed upon with the customer. 


How you can add value to the team:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a cybersecurity role such as a consultant or experience as an IT administrator, network engineer, or developer with an affinity for cybersecurity.

  • Experience in an anti-piracy role in the media industry, understanding of media protection including Conditional Access and DRM.

  • You have performed many anti-piracy investigations related to both CA and streaming piracy.

  • Good understanding of the TCP/IP stack and network analysis. Wireshark holds no secrets for you.

  • Experience with digital forensics and evidence collection.

  • Basic knowledge of OSINT (specifically tools to support the process).

  • Pragmatic in both your work and in your solutions for our customers.  

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and attention to detail. Your reports can be used in court.

  • While we value a degree, for this role your skillset and experience will be the decisive factor.


What you can expect from us: 

Our people and culture are the heart of our business, and our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform what we do, and how we work. We believe in investing in our talented employees and promote collaboration, creativity and innovation, health and well-being across our global workforce. 
In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer: 

  • An international and multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced  
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program 
  • Innovation sabbatical 
  • Volunteer Day 
  • State of the art office space 
  • On the job coaching and mentoring 
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy. 
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together! 
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day! 
  •  US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few) 


Irdeto encourages applications from people with disabilities, as we provide accommodation on request of the candidates that take part in all aspects of the selection processes.

Welcome to Irdeto!

Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

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