Senior Vulnerability Researcher - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Annapolis Junction
United States

Raytheon is a premier engineering company that provides technical solutions in software development and systems engineering that address security challenges. Raytheon hires industry-leading cyber professionals, and we treat them like industry-leading cyber professionals. We bring exceptional talent to an array of missions that includes computer network operations, vulnerabilities, characterization, information assurance, and emerging technologies to expand cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon engineers are developing advanced analytics helping transform analysis by making sense of the massive amounts of data that must be processed quickly to respond to evolving mission needs.

Position Description:
The Vulnerability Researcher will analyze systems to understand how they work and react when they break. Candidates must have a strong development background and must be aware of advance security techniques. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with customers.

Experience Requirements:

  • Expertise in and strong experience with C/C++ development
  • Expertise in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python or Ruby)
  • Strong foundations in computer architecture and operating systems
  • Experience using static disassemblers. (e.g. IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, Radare)
  • Experience performing dynamic analysis of software. (e.g. Olydbg, GDB, WinDBG, and Immunity Debugger)
  • Using revision control systems (e.g. git, mercurial, subversion)
  • Systems programming experience (e.g. Kernel, Hypervisor)
  • Experience traversing, understanding, and learning very large projects and codebases

Desired Skills:
  • Detailed understanding of mobile device operating systems
  • Fluency in other programming languages (e.g. Lua, go, Haskell)
  • Detailed understanding of computer networking (e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL)
  • Knowledgeable of Information Security attack and defense methods
  • Proficient in one or more assembly languages (e.g. x86, ARM)
  • Familiarity with PE/ELF file formats, linkers, and compilers
  • Experience solving cybersecurity Capture-the-Flag challenges
  • Reverse engineering experience

Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and currently have a TS/SCI with a poly clearance.

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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.