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Senior Vulnerability Researcher



Location: Austin, Texas (TX)
Job # 10445629
Date Posted: 02-19-2018
The ideal candidate will have exceptional hands-on vulnerability research skills, be a strong team player, and actively participate in a fast-paced and challenging global environment. Candidates must be able to work independently and demonstrate exceptional organizational and time management skills. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities affecting company's software and firmware 
Develop and maintain tools to assist in vulnerability research and exploit development 
Participate in or work directly on, additional projects, assignments or initiatives as required 
Integrate information security controls into an environment to identify risks and reduce their impact 
Provide analysis of potential information security risks and recommend solutions 
Communicate information security procedures to the business 
Escalate issues to vendors, security team, and engineering through standard escalation processes 

QUALIFICATIONS
10+ years of Information Security experience 
5+ years direct or equivalent experience in areas of vulnerability research, exploit development, reverse engineering and fuzzing 
In-depth knowledge and experience with Windows Operating Systems Internals (Kernel, Registry, File system, Windows APIs) 
Knowledge of Windows development (C/C++/C#) user mode and kernel mode applications 
Experience in vulnerability research, exploit development, reverse engineering and kernel debugging 
Competency with any of the following tools: User and kernel-mode debuggers (WinDbg, OllyDbg/Immunity Debugger), IDA Pro, Hex-Rays, Visual Studio, Driver Verifier 

PREFERENCES
Candidates possessing the following will be given preferential consideration 
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or equivalent professional experience 
Experienced programming using x86/x64 assembly C, C++, and Python (or a comparable scripting language) 
Familiar with the Metasploit framework 
Source code review for control flow and security flaws 
Have published security research or security bug 
Possess excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal 
Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues 
Customer-oriented with a strong interest in customer satisfaction 



 
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