Security Researcher/Software Engineer in Springfield, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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Job Number: R0033312

Security Researcher/Software Engineer

Key Role:
Conduct vulnerability assessments of applications across multiple platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and other related platforms. Leverage reverse engineering expertise to discover implementation failures in secure storage mechanisms, cryptographic protocols, and update procedures. Identify possible sources of information leakage and code exploitation opportunities. Write code to simulate and exploit vulnerabilities and document findings in an internal knowledge base. This position is located in Quantico or Springfield, VA or Linthicum, MD.
 
Basic Qualifications:
-3+ years of experience with software development using C/C++ in Windows, UNIX, or Linux
-2+ years of experience with reverse engineering software using disassemblers and debuggers, including IDA Pro, OllyDbg, Windbg, and gdb

-Experience with low-level programming or the development of device drivers
-Experience with debuggers, including gdb, windbg, or Ollydbg
-Knowledge of at least one computer architecture, including x86, ARM, MIPS, Power PC, or x86_64
-Ability to manage multiple assignments and adjust priorities based on mission requirements
-Top Secret clearance
 
Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with implementing or analyzing cryptographic algorithms or protocols
-Experience with network traffic analysis using tools, including Wireshark and TCPDump
-Experience with at least one scripting language, including Python or Perl
-BA or BS degree preferred
 
Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

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