Vulnerability Researcher - CSI VA - Military veterans preferred

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

·Wireless and Network Communications

·Constraint Solving

·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.


·Proficient in one or more assembly languages (x86, ARM, etc…)

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

·Software development experience in C/C++

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

·Proficiency with disassemblers / debuggers – (e.g., IDA Pro, GDB, Windbg)

Highly Desirable:

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

·Experience solving Capture-the-Flag (CTF) challenges

·Experience developing and/or reversing Software Protection / Obfuscation techniques

·Embedded development/reverse engineering experience

·Strong understanding of and experience with cryptographic protocols

·(Active) U.S. Government Security Clearance

U.S. citizenship is required. All qualified applicants must hold and maintain Top Secret government security clearance. They will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information.

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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.