With its approx. 100 million customers and about 500 employees, Avira is a globally leading provider of self-developed IT security solutions for private and professional consumers. It has more than 25 years of experience and is one of the pioneers in this industry. In Germany, Avira is located in Tettnang close to Lake Constance and one of the biggest regional employers. In addition, it has offices abroad and also maintains partnerships in Europe, Asia and America.

For delivering the best possible protection against digital threats to our customers and due to the expansion of our team, we have an exciting career opportunity
for a:

Virus Analyst (m/f)

Position summary

As a Virus Analyst (m/f) you are strengthening our international team to help us fighting against digital threats. Your ideas will be used as input to push Avira’s new detection technologies to the next level.

In order to expose the nasty tactics of malware authors, you will learn how to analyze virulent data and other content and how to create detection patterns to protect our customers from different kinds of threats. Armed with debuggers and other analysis-tools you will search for the newest threats in the internet.

Performance Objectives

Starting from day one you will be a member of an international team of malware and security experts. During the initial incorporation you will get an intensive training of how to analyze malware and improve your existing knowledge on different operating systems.

After the successful completion of your training you are going to analyze samples independently. Your decisions will have a direct impact on the behavior of the Avira products on the customer’s system. 

Your professional experience will help you to achieve all objectives in projects which you are responsible for. Additionally, you are going to optimize existing processes to reach the highest level of efficiency.

Keys to hiring

You have a degree in computer sciences and the ability to widen your horizon every day. Based on your deep knowledge of the Windows operating systems, you have no doubts in finding the right decision when analyzing malicious software. Moreover, you have a great knowledge of the Windows PE-File Format and Unix-based operating systems are not a secret to you.

You also have a very good knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Batch, Shell) that will help you in your daily work. You have good skills in handling the different mobile device systems (Android, iOS, WindowsPhone) and rooting techniques.

You are a team player, but you are also able to solve challenges independently due to your analytical skills. The high level of self-motivation will help you not losing the focus. Your good English skills will enable you to communicate with our international colleagues.

Knowing that you helped millions of customers makes you feel great when leaving your desk in the evenings. You like to work in an enthusiastic team, always having the goal to make the internet a safer place? If so, send your application now! We are waiting for you!


This position is based in Tettnang, Lake Constance.

Please submit your application including your salary requirements and availability by clicking on the “Apply now” button. Online applications preferred.

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Human Resources
Mr. Dennys Hartwig
Kaplaneiweg 1
88069 Tettnang
Telephone: +49 (0) 7542-500 2202
Email: career@avira.com