Full Time Employee Contractor
ManTech Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group has an exciting opportunity for a Software Vulnerability Researcher! Are you passionate about understanding how the modern software ecosystem works? Do you value intellectual honesty? Do you enjoy the process of problem solving? Is there more to software security than adjacent memory corruption? Do you like flexible hours, hard problems, open questions, success and failure?
The Computer Forensics and Intrusion Analysis Division (CFIA) of ManTech MCIS is looking for a highly motivated and qualified Software Vulnerability Researcher in the Northern VA/DC, metro area. This rewarding and highly challenging position provides direct support and significant impact to operations of national security.
ManTech is dedicated to hiring the best of the best, and in order to do so we offer great pay and excellent benefits.
Major Job Functions:
•Reverse engineer software for security mechanism bypass
•Develop computer code in multiple languages as applicable
•Develop instrumentation in support of primary tasks
•Follow Agile Scrum methodology
•Take self initiative to remain knowledgeable of evolving trends in offensive and defensive cyber tools, tactics, and procedures
•Perform as a team member in the research of software vulnerabilities
•Perform as a team lead on projects when suitable
•Individuals must be a U.S. Citizen and either hold an active US Security Clearance or must be eligible to obtain a US Security Clearance.
•Applicants with the appropriate skills but without a security clearance are still encouraged to apply. If you’re the right fit for the job, we’ll make it happen.
•Applicants will be subject to a government security background investigation.
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Software Engineering or a related field preferred
•A passion for low-level software development and engineering
•Knowledge of operating system fundamentals, including interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers, boot procedures, and memory management techniques
•Knowledge of operating system internals, development and integration of code withinthe operating system kernel, kernel debugging, assembly (x86 and 64-bit Intel / AMD, MIPS)
•Knowledge of file systems, networking, and protocol stacks
•In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows internals
•In-depth knowledge of Linux internals
•In-depth knowledge of compilers, operating systems, and/or program analysis
•Experience in reverse engineering
•Experience in vulnerability research
•Experience in C and C++ programming
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