Allied Associates International

Vulnerability Research Engineer (TS Clearance)

Job Locations US-VA-Quantico
Posted Date 3 months ago(7/7/2020 7:38 PM)
ID
2020-1185
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

Allied Associates International (A2I) is seeking a Vulnerability Research Engineer to join our team at Quantico in support of our government customer.  This position requires an active TS Clearance.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Implement capabilities through reverse engineering (RE) and cryptanalysis (CA) for the purpose of exploiting the vulnerability to access data. 
  • Must have knowledge and skills pertaining to RE, CA, and developing simulations for complicated encryption products.
  • Vulnerability Exploitation (VE) capabilities – understanding collaboration between vulnerability analysis concepts and computational resource requirements. 
  • Proficiency in building attacks to recover passwords from encryption apps 
  • Proficiency in building attacks to decrypt cipher and recover plain text from encrypted communications. 
  • Collaborate with external and technical operational teams. 
  • Shape CA requirements to meet operational goals. 
  • Synthesize creative solutions from technical and operational information 
  • Identify collaborate and communicate operational requirements that enhance CA 
  • Perform vulnerability assessments of secure technologies for the purposes of implementing techniques to recover protected or inaccessible information 
  • Using tools and techniques developed for data recovery, provide technical assistance in support of Government cases assigned to the supported unit.
  • This position includes potentially handling and working on evidence as well as testifying in court about the work performed. 
  • Identify opportunities to enhance existing processes/effecting changes.
  • Possess strong written/oral communications skills and interact with all levels of Government personnel.
  • Manage customer expectations by implementing proactive feedback mechanisms.
  • Prepare short presentations summarizing case support.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

 

The Vulnerability Research Engineer must have two (2) or more years' of experience in the field of vulnerability research, and be capable of working in all of the following areas:

  • C programming in contemporary Windows and Linux/Unix software development
  • Experience using tools such as IDA Pro, OllyDbg, and Windbg to reverse engineer Windows applications and Windows kernel modules
  • Implementing cryptographic algorithms

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with network protocol analysis, static and dynamic malware analysis (iOS and Android) is preferred.

Education Requirement:  Candidate must hold a B.S. or B.A. degree in a technical discipline (for example: engineering, mathematics, or computer science).

 

Clearance Requirement:  Active TS Clearance is required.

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