Software Engineer/Security Researcher in El Segundo, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0007960

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.


Software Engineer/Security Researcher

Key Role:

Analyze the security of systems through reverse engineering, code review, and software or hardware exploitation. Develop tools and techniques to demonstrate vulnerabilities in and extract information from systems. Contribute from a security and software engineering perspective during the design of secure systems. Follow research and attend conferences to stay up–to–date with the latest security research.


Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with a range of programming languages, including ASM, C/C++, and Python and independently and quickly learn new languages and architectures

-Experience with using and developing in a Linux command line environment and version control systems

-Knowledge of computer networking and security concepts

-Knowledge of computer science fundamentals to support forward and reverse engineering across a dynamic range of systems

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in CS or Engineering


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with active participation in Capture the Flag (CTF) or software hacking competitions

-Experience with GDB and a disassembler, including IDA Pro or radare2

-Experience with embedded system development and debugging

-Knowledge of Linux kernel or Android system architecture


Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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