Vulnerability Researcher - CSI VA

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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



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.


Detailed understanding of one or more assembly languages (x86, ARM, etc?)

Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python or Ruby)

A detailed understanding of Information Security attacks and defenses

Strong foundations in computer architecture and operating systems

Experience with disassemblers / debuggers ? (e.g., IDA Pro, GDB, Windbg)

2 years over all applicable experience

Highly Desirable:

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

Experience developing native C/C++ applications

Detailed understanding of and experience in Vulnerability Research (VR) / Reverse Engineering (RE)

Experience solving Capture-the-Flag (CTF) challenges

Experience developing and/or reversing Software Protection / Obfuscation techniques

Embedded development/reverse engineering experience

Experience performing details malware analysis / reverse engineering

(Active) U.S. Government Security Clearance

As the majority of our customers are government agencies, all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required. All candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

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


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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