Senior-Level Vulnerability Researcher - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Operates multiple-call telephone switchboard console and directs calls to appropriate person or department. Demonstrates knowledge of business to direct caller. Greets visitors, vendors, customers, job applicants, and other visitors, and ensures that they are escorted to the proper office. Maintains pertinent telephone and visitor records. May train new staff and or relief switchboard operators. May perform various clerical tasks, light typing, or related duties as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Entering ManTechs 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a Top 100 Global Technology Company by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nations most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Vulnerability Researcher, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The Innovative Security Solutions Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customers success is driving our growth.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Interact with customers to identify their specific requirements and provide expert advice and direction on optimal and efficient means of achieving their objectives
Act as key team participant in internal security research endeavors
Engage in extensive reverse engineering of mobile and wireless technology
Perform vulnerability analysis of mobile/embedded platforms, applications, protocols, and supporting infrastructure
Thoroughly document, in a manner suitable for widespread publication, all aspects of research including everything from initial discovery to methods and procedures used to findings and future research steps
Maintain continuous awareness of threats, vulnerabilities, and techniques in mobile security and associated fields
Provide insight into mid and near future mobile security trends, give expert strategic direction, and contribute both original ideas and technical content.
Limited travel as required

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or other engineering field and 3+ years of work experience or Bachelor's degree and 1 or more years of experience with reverse engineering in a security context
Familiarity with assembly for one or more architectures (x86/x64, ARM, MIPS)
Experience auditing C/C++ source for vulnerabilities
Experience with a scripting language such as Python, Ruby or Perl
Experience auditing assembly for vulnerabilities
In-depth knowledge of basic exploitation techniques
Familiarity with exploitation mitigation technologies
Experience debugging applications (WinDbg, OllyDbg, gdb)
Experience with IDA Pro

Desired Skills:

Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience leading security research teams desired
Experience as a primary technical contributor in large-scale projects desired
Familiarity with at least one mobile or embedded platform programming environment desired
Experience writing C/C++ desired
In-depth knowledge of internals of one or more operating systems (Windows, Linux) desired
Experience with kernel-level programming and/or debugging desired
IDA Pro scripting (IDC or IDAPython) desired
Experience reverse engineering complex applications desired
Experience with fuzzers and fuzzing techniques desired
Experience writing clear, concise documentation desired
Math or cryptography background desired
Telecommunications experience desired

Security Requirements:

US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Security Clearance is required

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Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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