Tuesday , February 27 2024

Sandia Jobs – Embedded RE/VR Researcher

Website Sandia National Laboratories

Job Description:

Organization 05626, Strategic Cyber Development, is currently seeking R&D Computer Science professionals who are curious about systems and how they really work under the hood to join hardworking, high-energy teams that are analyzing non-traditional cyber systems for vulnerabilities and threats.

If this sounds exciting, apply for this opportunity to join Sandia’s outstanding multidisciplinary team committed to solving the cyber security challenges facing the nation. As part of the team, the selected candidate may engage in work across the technology spectrum spanning embedded, mobile, desktop, and enterprise systems, as well as globally connected networks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete vulnerability research on embedded systems, control systems, mobile devices, IoT devices, or other non-traditional information systems
  • Manual and automated reverse engineering, vulnerability research, and malware analysis
  • Intrusion prevention/detection and response, penetration testing, and forensics
  • Reverse engineer software applications, operating systems, device drivers, or compilers
  • Develop code for Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) and embedded systems
  • Conceptualize, propose, and execute high-risk, multi-year research and development thrusts Collaborate, teach, and mentor fellow researchers
  • Collaborate with external organizations in academia, industry, and government
  • Occasionally travel domestically to support current efforts and identify new opportunities for growing our capabilities and impact

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 6 years’ experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Cyber Security; or a Master’s degree in related field plus 2 years’ experience in above; or a PhD in a related field
  • Experience with at least one embedded programming language (e.g. C) and at least one assembly language
  • The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance and SCI-level clearance, which may require a polygraph test
  • Familiarity with Software Defined Radios
  • Experience in reverse engineering, malware analysis, formal methods, deciphering known and unknown file formats, data structures, and network protocols
  • Capture-the-flag (CTF) experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a disciplined and focused manner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely (technical documentation writing samples may be requested)
  • Experience managing projects and doing external program development

Job Details:

Company: Sandia National Laboratories

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Santa Fe, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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