Senior Cyber Effects/Reverse Engineer

The Mitre Corporation Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 2 months ago

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The Research & Development centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

MITRE is seeking a strong technical candidate with a computer science or software engineering background to join a research and development team focused on investigating new technologies and building prototypes. The candidate will enjoy a fast-paced team environment, working on cutting edge technology, and be a self-starter. The candidate for this position would have familiarity in at least one of these disciplines: offensive Cyber tool development, reverse engineering, vulnerability research, embedded countermeasures, Cyber/EW convergence, RF jamming, geolocation, offensive Cyber tradecraft, and/or Cyber denial and deception.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reverse engineer mobile and embedded devices

  • Develop forensic tools

  • Research vulnerabilities for exploitation purposes

  • Support to outward-reaching sponsors

  • Develop prototypes based on research

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field

  • At least5yearsof successfulexperience

  • Secret Level Clearance Required

Other Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with composition of executables

  • Familiarity with network forensics,pcapanalysis

  • Familiarity with IDA Pro, GDB

  • Familiarity with ARM, ARM64, AARCH64 assembly

  • Familiarity with Android internals, Linux kernel, and/or iOS internals

  • Software development experience in Python, Java, C, and C++

  • Proficient in prototyping using Python

  • Basic knowledge of software vulnerabilities and exploitation

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Must have demonstratedproficiency and strength inverbal,written, PC, presentation, andcommunicationsskills

  • Ability to possess and maintain

SecretClearance level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree inComputer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering orrelated technical field of study

  • 5-8years previous experience preferred

  • Existing Secret Clearance

  • Familiarity with operational Cyber concepts and objectives.

  • Familiarity with mobile app programming languages and scripting tools. (e.g., Java, Objective-C, Swift, Python, C, C++, Go)

  • Familiarity with RF concepts

  • Ability to work independently and independently learn new technologies, languages, platforms, etc.

MITRE's workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like thechoice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us. For more information please visithttps://www.mitre.org/careers/working-at-mitre. U.S Citizenship is required for most positions.


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