The MITRE Corporation Cyber Security Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
Cyber Security Engineer
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Join MITRE's Distributed Systems Department and work with our cyber research engineering team to help solve some of our US Government sponsor's most difficult and urgent cyber related problems. Candidate will leverage academic and work experience to experiment with next generation cyber capabilities and develop new architecture-independent tools and techniques for the analysis and reverse engineering of software and firmware. Develop a deep understanding of functional, limitation and security features of closed, proprietary or otherwise undocumented systems.
Work in small, fast moving, team environment on variety of cyber related issues.
Embedded Systems Development
Testing and Evaluation
Perform research and development of unique, cutting edge technical capabilities for understanding, assessing and analyzing cyber technologies.
Analysis of Network Systems
Network Protocol Analysis
Develop new architecture-independent tools and techniques for the analysis and reverse engineering of software and firmware.
We are interested in highly motivated candidates with some of the following skills and interests including:
Computer Networking & Security
Complex System Characterization
Vulnerability Discovery and Analysis
Operating System Internals
Reverse Engineering and Debugging Tools (e.g., IDA Pro, WinDbg, Emulators)
Assembly Languages (x86, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, etc.)
C, Python, etc.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Demonstrated proficiency in one or more high-level programming languages (e.g., C, C , Python)
Knowledge of common Windows and Linux/Unix system calls and APIs
In-depth familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, etc.), and general techniques for parsing network protocols
Experience with x86, ARM, and/or MIPS assembly, along with detailed knowledge of PE and ELF file structure and runtime memory structures
Demonstrated proficiency in debuggers and disassemblers
Knowledge of internal file structures for file formats commonly associated with malware (e.g., OLE, RTF, PDF, EXE, etc.)
Experience in Vulnerability Discovery and Analysis, fuzzing tools and dynamic system analysis
Job Cyber Security
Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Mar 2, 2018, 12:00:00 AM
Req ID: 00049409