The MITRE Corporation Lead Cyber Effects/Reverse Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE is seeking strong technical candidates with a computer science or software engineering background to join a research and development team focused on investigating new technologies and building prototypes. The candidate will enjoy a fast-paced team environment, working on cutting edge technology, and be a self-starter. The position would be proficient in at least one of these disciplines: offensive Cyber tool development, reverse engineering, vulnerability research, embedded countermeasures, Cyber/EW convergence, RF jamming, geolocation, offensive Cyber tradecraft, and/or Cyber denial and deception.
Reverse engineer mobile and embedded devices
Develop offensive tools
Research vulnerabilities for exploitation purposes
Support to outward-reaching sponsors
Develop prototypes based on research
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
At least 8 years of successful experience
Secret Clearance Required
Familiarity with ARM platforms such as Android and/or iOS
Familiarity with network forensics, pcap analysis
Familiarity with Linux; comfortable on the command line
Familiarity with reverse engineering obfuscated or binary files
Familiarity with database systems (e.g., MySQL, Postgres, SQLite)
Proficient in prototyping using Python
Knowledge of software vulnerabilities and exploitation
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and Word
Must have demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal, written, PC, presentation, and communications skills
Ability to possess and maintain Secret Clearance level
Familiarity with one or more environments/sponsors operating in the offensive domain.
Familiarity with operational Cyber concepts and objectives.
Familiarity with mobile app programming languages and scripting tools. (e.g., Java, Objective-C, Swift, Python, C, C++, Go)
Familiarity with RF concepts
Ability to work independently to learn new technologies, languages, platforms, etc.
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