Ref: Federal -Researcher

Security Researcher | Herndon, VA | Starting at $120K

USA, Virginia

  • Up to $150,000 USD
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: C++ / developer / research / scripting / python / JavaScript / automated analysis / Virginia / Herndon
  • Level: Mid-level

Job description

Security Researcher | Herndon, VA | Starting at $120K

Federal -Researcher



We are looking for a Security Researcher to support our cyber mission security work. Your work will include analyzing software for vulnerabilities and developing respective cyber capabilities. This employee will demonstrate practical experience designing, developing, and deploying tools integrating with command and control systems and deploying secure network transmission capabilities.

  • Experience with reverse engineering compiled programs (e.g. C/C++)
  • Fluency reading common assembly languages (e.g. x86, x86-64, ARM)
  • Extensive experience developing in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Javascript)
  • Experience and familiarity with debuggers and decompilers (e.g. gdb, Binja, IDA Pro)
  • Bonus points if you have:
    • Experience developing/defeating mitigations (e.g. ASLR, DEP, N^X)
    • Experience developing defeats of common anti-RE techniques (e.g. obfuscation)
    • Detailed understanding of embedded platforms (e.g. FPGA, physical memory)
    • Experience with securely implemented cryptographic primitives (e.g. AES-GCM, SHA256, ECDSA)
    • Familiarity with program analysis tools and techniques (e.g. control flow, heap grooming, taint tracing)
    • Experience with effective use of automated analysis (e.g. fuzzers, emulation, sandbox)
    • Deep knowledge of file systems and formats (e.g. ELF, PE, Mach-O)
    • Effective communication with customers and teammates
    • Experience developing proof-of-concept exploits

Ready to Apply?

To learn more or to apply for this Security Researcher role, please get in touch with Arianna Fenimore - | 813-437-6973

FRG Technology Consulting is a global recruitment expert dedicated to placing IT professionals-from developers and consultants to technical leads and support analysts-in markets such as banking, manufacturing, retail, media, pharma, and professional services. We are at the forefront of delivering top tech talent across emerging technologies worldwide.