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Senior-Level Vulnerability Researcher in Herndon, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description



Clearance Level Needed:






Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior-Level Vulnerability Researcher to join our team in the Aurora, CO area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. The Security Researcher will be a key member of our Security research team. This team conducts both internal and client driven security research against mobile/embedded platforms and supporting infrastructure.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Interact with customers to identify their specific requirements and provide expert advice and direction on optimal and efficient means of achieving their objectives

•Act as key team participant in internal security research endeavors

•Engage in extensive reverse engineering of mobile and wireless technology

•Perform vulnerability analysis of mobile/embedded platforms, applications, protocols, and supporting infrastructure

•Thoroughly document, in a manner suitable for widespread publication, all aspects of research including everything from initial discovery to methods and procedures used to findings and future research steps

•Maintain continuous awareness of threats, vulnerabilities, and techniques in mobile security and associated fields

•Provide insight into mid and near future mobile security trends, give expert strategic direction, and contribute both original ideas and technical content.

•Limited travel as required

Position Requirements:

•Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or other engineering field and 3+ years of work experience or Bachelor's degree and 1 or more years of experience with reverse engineering in a security context

•Familiarity with assembly for one or more architectures (x86/x64, ARM, MIPS)

•Experience auditing C/C++ source for vulnerabilities

•Experience with a scripting language such as Python, Ruby or Perl

•Experience auditing assembly for vulnerabilities

•In-depth knowledge of basic exploitation techniques

•Familiarity with exploitation mitigation technologies

•Experience debugging applications (WinDbg, OllyDbg, gdb)

•Experience with IDA Pro

Desired Skills:

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Experience leading security research teams desired

•Experience as a primary technical contributor in large-scale projects desired

•Familiarity with at least one mobile or embedded platform programming environment desired

•Experience writing C/C++ desired

•In-depth knowledge of internals of one or more operating systems (Windows, Linux) desired

•Experience with kernel-level programming and/or debugging desired

•IDA Pro scripting (IDC or IDAPython) desired

•Experience reverse engineering complex applications desired

•Experience with fuzzers and fuzzing techniques desired

•Experience writing clear, concise documentation desired

•Math or cryptography background desired

•Telecommunications experience desired

Security Requirements:

US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Security Clearance is required

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and ten to twelve years of related experience.