Senior Software Vulnerability Researcher - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Entering ManTech’s 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 nation’s 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 Senior Software Vulnerability Researcher in the Quantico, VA area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The MCIS 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 customer’s success is driving our growth.

Position Requirements:

  • 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:

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