Security Research Engineer

  • Harris Corporation
  • Dulles, VA, USA
  • Nov 07, 2018
Full-time C++ Data Reporting Data Security Programming Python Research Security Clearance

Job Description

Harris Corporation is currently seeking a security researcher, with reverse engineering experience, to join our team! This individual will perform reverse engineering tasks associated with vulnerability detection and manipulation of targeted systems. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research for the purposes of finding new vulnerabilities and enhancing existing capabilities
  • Circumventing security protection methods and techniques
  • Reverse engineering complex systems and protocols
  • Creating detailed technical reports and proof of concept code to document findings

Qualifications/Required Skills/Education:

  • BS degree, or six (6) years of equivalent work experience programming in C/C++, Python and assembly languages (x86, ARM).
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in reverse engineering
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with disassembly tools
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with vulnerability research
  • US Citizenship required, and ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with RISC architectures
  • Experience with prevalent radio communication protocols
  • Experience with operating system internals including solid knowledge of information security, computer architecture, software and hardware protection schemes, and virtualization theory
  • Experience with userland and kernel mode debugging, including debugging in embedded environments
  • Experience writing custom IDA loaders, processor modules, IDA python, and Hex-Rays decompiler plugins
  • Knowledge of fault injection frameworks, fuzzing and virtualization
  • Active Top Secret Clearance preferred

Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

 Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement

Job ID

ES20182610-28342

Salary

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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