Vulnerability Researcher

Arlington, Virginia

Two Six Technologies

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Two Six Technologies is seeking a Vulnerability Researcher with active Secret Clearance to join our team in Arlington, Virginia. You will use and build upon cutting edge techniques and tools to perform reverse engineering, vulnerability research, and exploit development on complex systems of systems, and you will leverage your findings to develop unique solutions to unsolved difficult problems.

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
  • Contribute to 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 2 years of experience with common disassemblers/decompilers and reverse engineering tools (e.g., IDA, Ghidra, Binary Ninja, GDB, QEMU)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience performing vulnerability research, including proof of concept development
  • Minimum 2 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
  • Active U.S. Security clearance of Secret level and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI
  • Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Polygraph clearance

Nice to have, but not expected:

  • 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

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active U.S. Security clearance of Secret level and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI
  • Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Polygraph clearance



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

Region: North America
Country: United States
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