28 days old

Software Vulnerability Research Lead

Aspen Consulting Group
APG, Maryland 21005 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Aspen Consulting Group is seeking an individual with academic or industry experience to lead research activities in the discovery of software vulnerabilities. The candidate will perform research and analysis of security vulnerabilities associated with a wide variety of architectures to include x86, MIPS, ARM, amongst others, with emphasis on embedded software applications. Demonstrated experience with reverse engineering tools, such as IDA Pro, the use of fuzzing techniques and tools, and understanding dynamic, symbolic and concolic software analysis are essential. The candidate must possess an expert command of C/C++ programming, with knowledge of assembly language for multiple architectures a definite plus. We are seeking a highly technical person, who can take software apart, disassemble it, understand hardware architecture, follow the code and find bad programming to discover exploitable areas. 

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Candidates currently enrolled in an MS accredited degree program relevant to this position will be considered. Possessing a PhD degree or being a candidate for PhD is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with debuggers, code compilers and linkers, source code extractors, and disassemblers for Windows, Linux, Android, Apple OS X and IOS platforms.
  • Experience with software reverse engineering tools and methods.
  • Experience with emulation such as QEMU, and code intermediate representation (IR).
  • Ability to prepare technical reports and papers and to present findings to senior management and at technical conferences.
  • Secret Clearance preferred but U.S. Citizen required.

Primary Tasks

The successful candidate will assume the lead role in discovering vulnerabilities within identified applications in support of a research team. He/she will collaborate in identifying software patches and in the analysis of potential exploits which could have resulted from the discovered vulnerabilities. In addition, the candidate will be integral to our current research efforts for automated vulnerability discovery with the application of Machine Learning (ML) techniques.

About our Company

Since 2001, Aspen Consulting Group has been recognized for our expert knowledge in hardware design and fabrication, software development, information operations, systems engineering, development, integration and testing. The company has offices in Manasquan and Sea Girt NJ and an extensive on-site presence at APG, MD and JB MDL, NJ. 

About our Benefits

Aspen Consulting Group offers an excellent benefit package! The company currently pays 100% of employee medical, dental, and vision premiums and also funds a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) that covers initial out of pocket costs.

Summary of Coverage

  • Paid Leave (Four weeks of PTO vacation/sick time)
  • Employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Employer funded HRA ($2K single/$4K family)
  • Employer-paid Life Insurance ($100K per qualified employee)
  • Employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Plans
  • Paid Holidays (10 per year)
  • 401K Plan (contributions matched up to 4% of salary, immediately vested)
  • Bonus Plan (paid at least once per year)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Plan ($5K per hire/$20K max annually)
  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement Plan

Please send your resume to amy.russell@aspenconsultinggroup.com to be considered for the position or apply online.

Aspen Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Requirements

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Candidates currently enrolled in an MS accredited degree program relevant to this position will be considered. Possessing a PhD degree or being a candidate for PhD is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with debuggers, code compilers and linkers, source code extractors, and disassemblers for Windows, Linux, Android, Apple OS X and IOS platforms.
  • Experience with software reverse engineering tools and methods.
  • Experience with emulation such as QEMU, and code intermediate representation (IR).
  • Ability to prepare technical reports and papers and to present findings to senior management and at technical conferences.
  • Secret Clearance preferred but U.S. Citizen required.

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Posted: 2021-05-20 Expires: 2021-06-19

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Software Vulnerability Research Lead

Aspen Consulting Group
APG, Maryland 21005

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