Two Six Technologies is seeking a Principal Vulnerability Researcherto support our programs at our Arlington, Virginia headquarters. This role is technical at its core – along with in-depth reverse engineering and exploit development you will transition those findings into capabilities.
You will be the key player in a small fast paced team, owning your own projects and developing client relationships. Leading the technical/functional planning and execution of highly visible project(s)including staffing, scheduling, and deliverables. You will have numerous opportunities to define your work.
Job Responsibilities & Duties:
Given the technical nature of this role, experience in computer science, computer engineering, or a similar field is required. Significant proven experience in reverse engineering (RE) or vulnerability research (VR) can show your fit even if your background is outside of one of these fields.
You should be comfortable taking on complex technical problems for which there is often no known answer. You should be comfortable with ambiguity and forging your own path; our small team setting will provide you opportunity for outsized impact. You will possess a demonstrated track record of success in inspiring creativity and resourcefulness to a wide range of difficult problems with thorough solutions. Provides technical/functional mentorship, guidance and expertise to project, program and functional staff.
Qualifications & Skills- Required:
Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field (solid knowledge in RE or VR may substitute for a specific degree)
Minimum 9 years of experience firmware development using low-level programming languages (C and at least one assembly language), scripting languages (e.g., Python), and the *nix command line
Strong familiarity with cybersecurity principles and a strong interest in providing guidance to program staff
Minimum 5 years of experience with common disassemblers/decompilers and reverse engineering tools (IDA, Ghidra, Binary Ninja)
Active US Security clearance of Secret level and ability to obtain and maintain TS
Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Polygraph clearance
Nice to have, but not expected:
Experience creating intellectual capital, white papers, blogs, etc. to maintain existing and expand new business.
Familiarity with Binary Ninja API or Ghidra scripting
Familiarity building or securing embedded devices and other digital systems
Familiarity with embedded binary reverse engineering (ARM, RTOS, etc.)
Familiarity with basic cryptography design and implementation concepts
Previous experience in a client-facing technical role
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