Vulnerability Researcher - CSI VA

Raytheon Dulles , VA 20102

Posted 1 week ago

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

  • America's Best Large Employers by Forbes

  • Career & Development Opportunities

  • Full-time

  • Entry, Mid, Senior level

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Responsibilities

We take our work and our fun seriously. We refuse any work that isn't hard and engaging. We make sure our engineers have the tools they need to do their jobs, and focus on recognizing results. Our research and development projects cover the spectrum of security technologies for Computer Network Operations. If it runs code, somebody in our office has looked at it.

Key areas of focus include:

  • Reverse Engineering

  • Vulnerability Research

  • Wireless and Network Communications

  • Constraint Solving

  • Exploit mitigation techniques

Candidates must be able to play both sides of the fence, both defeating and developing new and advanced security techniques. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with customers to quickly enhance capabilities or resolve issues in existing tools.

Information security continues to be a growth industry and we are constantly looking to find the right candidates who can do this challenging work.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in one or more assembly languages (x86, ARM, etc)
  • Expertise in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python or Ruby)
  • Software development experience in C/C++
  • Detailed understanding of and experience in Vulnerability Research (VR) / Reverse Engineering (RE)
  • Proficiency with disassemblers / debuggers (e.g., IDA Pro, GDB, Windbg)

Highly Desirable:

  • Familiarity with PE/ELF file formats, linkers, and compilers

  • Experience solving Capture-the-Flag (CTF) challenges

  • Experience developing and/or reversing Software Protection / Obfuscation techniques

  • Embedded development/reverse engineering experience

  • Strong understanding of and experience with cryptographic protocols

  • (Active) U.S. Government Security Clearance

Security Clearance:

Qualified applicants may be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship is required. Qualified applicants must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI government security clearance.

Our Interviews:

Our interviews are technical. Come prepared to tell us about your technical background and interests as well as to work through some of our questions on a computer or whiteboard. We hope candidates find our questions to be thought provoking, but we don't ask brain teasers or tricks. This is a chance to have a dialog with our team, and we hope you will enjoy it!

Education:

Degrees are not required for our positions, but they can be helpful. Certifications are neither helpful nor required.

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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated approximately $6 billion in 2016 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible

Yes

Clearance Type

TSSCI

Expertise

Algorithms

Computer Science

Cyber Jobs

Software Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - Dulles

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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