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Vulnerability Researcher Centreville, Virginia, United States

Cybersecurity 57192 Requisition #

Vulnerability Researcher

Centreville, VA


Do you like new challenges every day Do you thrive in dynamic real-time situations Were looking for smart creative problem solvers to work with our customers in an operational environment creating software tools that meet critical national security needs and make the world a safer place We need reverse engineers who can analyze a variety of binary software products, environments and programming languages/frameworks/platforms (MIPS, PowerPC, ARM, RTOS) You will be an integral member of a highly-skilled and dynamic team developing state of the art full spectrum cyber capabilities Responsibilities include analyzing and deconstructing software applications and protocols, identifying potential attack vectors of all types on all platforms, triage, categorization, and analysis of discovered vulnerabilities and development of proof of concept (PoC) code At Parsons, we specialize in solving complex problems on a daily basis We have a roster including some of the best and the brightest in the industry, and we provide a great place to grow your career

Required Qualifications

5 years overall engineering experience with 2 yrs of Vulnerability research and/or Reverse engineering

US citizenship is required

Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility

Desired Experience

Software reverse engineering Experience using disassembler tools (eg IDA Pro, Ghidra) and creative techniques to analyze how an embedded application works and processes data
Experience identifying zero days including memory corruption bugs, for example stack overflows, heap overflows, integer overflows, logical flaws
Experience with mitigation techniques (ASLR, stack cookies, non-executable memory)
File format reverse engineering Experience determining how files are structured, understanding the standard methods for encoding data from Base64 to ASN1
Encryption - A good understand of how symmetrical and asymmetrical encryption works, certificate chain of trust, crypto weaknesses etc
Protocol Analysis - Knowledge of how IP/Serial based protocols work and how to reverse their format including checksums, MACs, encoding formats, HTTP, XML etc
Fuzzing - Experience of writing and running fuzzers, understanding of the differences between dumb and more intelligent fuzzers, and how reverse engineering feeds the process
Coding - The ability to quickly write programs to accomplish point solutions in languages like Python, C, C , C#, PHP
Code Review - The ability to review source code to identify bugs and vulnerabilities
Operating Systems Architecture - Knowledge of how operating systems work from user land code right through to the kernel

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materialsApplicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials

Ready for action Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act Parsons is a leader in the world of technical services We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges Take your next step and apply today

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : 300000-600000 P/A
Deadline : 03rd Nov 2019

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