Principal Vulnerability Researcher

Arlington, Virginia

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Two Six Technologies is seeking an experienced Vulnerability Researcher with expertise in RF or communications domains to 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.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Collaborate with team to align capability development roadmaps and complete transfer of vulnerability research prototypes into production environments
  • perform reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis, informing operational parameters for complex system
  • Conducting in-depth reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis across various architectures and platforms
  • Modeling and analyzing in-memory compiled application behavior to answer customer requirements 
  • Assist with the forward development of technical solutions

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 in firmware development using low-level programming languages (C and at least one assembly language), scripting languages (e.g., Python), and the *nix command line
  • 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/SCI
  • Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Polygraph clearance

Nice if you have:

  • Strong familiarity with cybersecurity principles and a strong interest in providing guidance to program staff
  • Experience with software reverse engineering concepts: static analysis, dynamic analysis, fuzzing techniques creating intellectual capital, white papers, blogs, etc. to maintain existing and expand new business.
  • Familiarity with building or securing embedded devices, other digital systems, and embedded binary reverse engineering (ARM, RTOS, etc.)
  • Familiarity with basic cryptography design and implementation concepts
  • Previous experience in a client-facing technical role





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. 

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of our employment process, please send an email to Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

Additionally, please be advised that this business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices.

EOE, including disability/vets. 

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Tags: C Clearance Computer Science Cryptography Exploit Ghidra Polygraph Python Reverse engineering Scripting Security Clearance TS/SCI

Region: North America
Country: United States

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