Two Six Technologies is looking to add a Principal Cybersecurity Researcher to our team in Arlington, Virginia. This role is technical at its core – you will develop new capabilities in hardware, firmware, and software reverse engineering, bring practical expertise in network analysis, and will find security vulnerabilities in complicated systems of systems.
The ideal candidate should be comfortable with ambiguity and forging your own path; our small team setting will provide you the opportunity for outsized impact. While you will receive extensive training, mentorship, and coaching, you must be comfortable executing against goals independently since there’s no playbook for our innovative research work.
Take on complex technical problems for which there is often no known answer
Provide technical leadership and direction on multiple ongoing projects, and interface directly with clients/key stakeholders to present findings and gather design constraints
Leading and managing a team of employees, including setting goals and objectives, developing strategies, and assigning tasks
Minimum of 5 years of experience with programming/scripting languages (e.g., Go, C, Rust, Python) and Linux
Minimum of 5 years experience executing cybersecurity principles and a strong interest in learning more
Experience with static analysis or software reverse engineering
Experience performing network traffic analysis of standard and custom networking protocols
Experience leading a small technical team of engineers and/or researchers
An active Secret or higher DoD or IC security clearance
Must be willing to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
Nice if you have:
Experience building or securing embedded devices and other digital systems
Experience with dynamic analysis, fuzzing techniques, and debugging
Experience with Binary Ninja or Ghidra API
Experience in a client-facing technical role
Experience with embedded binary reverse engineering (ARM, RTOS, etc.)
Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
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