Mobile Security Researcher at Novetta (Washington DC)
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Candidate will perform security research against project-specified binaries. They will analyze and triage specified binaries to determine likelihood of discovering security vulnerabilities. Write research reports detailing the analysis of the binaries, techniques used during analysis, and relevant findings. Candidate will develop software and plugins to assist in the security research process. They will develop proof of concept software demonstrating discovered security vulnerabilities.
Here's what you need:
- Experience with development in one or more of the following C#, Java, Python, assembly (ARM, MIPS, and/or x86/x64).
- Must have experience with Vulnerability Research and/or Proof of Concept (PoC) development.
- Knowledge of modern software security mechanisms: DEP, ASLR, etc.
- Experience Debugging with GDB.
- Experience reverse engineering binary executables with a focus on ARM.
- Experience with disassembly tools such as IDA Pro.
- Experience reverse engineering network protocols using Wireshark.
Bonus points if you have:
- Experience with desktop operating systems: Windows, Linux, macOS.
- Experience with Ghidra, JEB, Hopper and other RE tools
- In-depth knowledge of operating system internals: kernel, scheduler, interrupts, context-switching, etc.
- Detecting Stack Overflows on ARM
- Experience with Shellcoding on ARM and with ARM-Based rootkits
- Experience with tools such as Ghidra, JEB, and Hopper
- Active TS
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