Sr Mobile Security Engineer - CSI NOVA - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Seeking Senior Mobile Security Engineer for Raytheon Cyber Security Innovations (CSI) offices in Arlington, VA; Dulles, VA; and State College, PA. 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 we 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.

Our Senior Mobile Security Engineers analyze mobile devices to understand how they work, how they're used in the field, and how they behave when they break. Candidates must be able to play both sides of the fence, developing and defeating new and advanced security techniques. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with customers.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive mobile device internals experience (Android, iOS)
  • Low-level thorough experience with Java, C or C++
  • Experience reading, writing, and debugging ARM assembly
  • Development of hardening and counter surveillance capabilities
  • Proficiency with disassemblers and debuggers (DDMS, IDA Pro, GDB, WinDBG)
  • 5 or more of the "desired skills" below

Desired Skills:
  • Exposure to red team operations and technical surveillance
  • Familiarity with Webkit, V8, and Chrome IPC internals
  • Knowledge of Wireless protocols/techniques (GSM, 802.11n, Bluetooth)
  • Understanding of Bionic
  • Experience developing embedded systems
  • Experience using reverse engineering tools (objdump, HexRays, Binary Ninja)
  • Knowledge of Android kernel subsystems (binder, ashmem, drivers)
  • Knowledge of Android userspace subsystems (framework, zygote, services)
  • Knowledge of Android vendor security implementations
  • Knowledge of Android TrustZone subsystems (TEE)
  • Understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP stacks, RF comms, routing protocols)
  • Understanding of exploit mitigations such as DEP and ASLR
  • Familiarity with Computer Network Operations
  • Active U.S. Government Security Clearance

Security Clearance:

U.S. Citizenship is required. Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI government security clearance.

Our Interviews:

Our interviews are technical. Come prepared to tell us about your technical background and interests as well as to work through some of our questions on a computer or whiteboard. We hope candidates find our questions to be thought provoking, but we don’t ask brain teasers or tricks. This is a chance to have a dialog with our team, and we hope you will enjoy it!
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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.