Security Researcher

Beltsville, Maryland

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You will work with a range of clients from the country’s largest ISPs to critical infrastructure providers to innovative tech startups. You will become a trusted advisor while learning and performing valuable technical and industry skills. This role is technical at its core – with a strong focus on in-depth reverse engineering, exploit development, as well as the development of tools to aid in the reverse engineering process.

Since we are a small team, you will not be lost in the shuffle. You will be a key player in a fast paced team, owning your own projects and developing client relationships.  You will have access to top experts in the field with experience across a range of domains and will have numerous opportunities to define your work.

Job Responsibilities & Duties

  • Unpack and analyze primarily embedded device firmware, ranging from bare metal code to embedded linux systems
  • Work with the pentesting team to identify attack surfaces on a device
  • Reverse engineer binaries and services, or review source code, to identify vulnerabilities and write PoCs where applicable
  • Work with clients to remediate vulnerabilities and harden their product
  • Thoroughly assess all attack surfaces on a device including network-reachable services and hardware interfaces (UART, USB, JTAG, etc.)

Qualifications & Skills- Required:

  • Strong familiarity with common bug classes, bad practices, and exploit/PoC development
  • Experience with common disassemblers/decompilers and reverse engineering tools (IDA, Ghidra, Binary Ninja) 
  • Experience with software reverse engineering concepts: static analysis, dynamic analysis, fuzzing techniques
  • 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)
  • Expert command of low-level programming languages (C and at least one assembly language), scripting languages (e.g., Python), and the *nix command line

Nice to have, but not expected:

  • Experience in a client-facing technical role
  • 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

Two Six Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type and protective hair styles (e.g., braids, twists, locs and twists)), color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 and over), marital status, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Two Six Technologies Covid-19 Vaccination Policy requires employees to be fully vaccinated. Exceptions to this policy are only granted to those with a company-approved medical or religious accommodation.  Prospective or new employees will be required to adhere to this policy and submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.   

If you are interested in applying for employment with Two Six Technologies and require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at Two Six Technologies by sending an email to  Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

Tags: APIs C Computer Science Cryptography Exploit Ghidra Linux Pentesting POCs Python Reverse engineering Scripting Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development

Regions: Asia/Pacific North America
Country: United States
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