Round Rock, Texas

Job Description

Vulnerability Researcher
Austin, TX
Contract + extensions
Remote anywhere in the US
w2 only!!!

Job Description

The organization manages the security risk across all aspects of the business. We are currently experiencing incredible growth in order to meet the security needs of our company. This is an excellent opportunity to influence the security culture and further develop your career. worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions to a broad range of clients. We seek individuals who share our values, thrive in a team environment, and recognize the importance of accountability; people who strive to exceed expectations to ensure our Clients' success.

Interpersonal Skills:

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.

  • Responsible for discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities affecting software and firmware
  • Developing and maintaining 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
  • Provides analysis of potential information security risks and recommend solutions
  • Communicates information security procedures to the business
  • Escalate issues to vendors, security team, and engineering through standard escalation processes

Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or equivalent professional experience
  • 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

Desirable Requirements
  • 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

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

Round Rock, Texas

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