Senior Digital Forensics Engineer and/or Reverse Engineer

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Cyber Security
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Do you have a digital forensics education and some experience, as well as solid software development skills? Do you want to be on the leading edge of digital forensics? We are seeking creative and driven people that can apply their understanding of device internals, software development skills, and their experiences to help enable our sponsors to achieve their mission objectives.
 
MITRE seeks technical candidates with a strong computer science or software engineering background to join a research and development team focused on investigating new technologies and building prototypes. The right candidate will enjoy a fast-paced team environment, working on cutting edge technology with a senior team member, and be a self-starter.  The candidate for this requisition would have familiarity in at least one of these disciplines: traditional forensics, mobile forensics, reverse engineering, IoT devices, network packet capture and analysis, Cloud forensics.

Key Functions:
  • Reverse engineer mobile and embedded devices
  • Develop forensic tools
  • support vulnerability research for exploitation purposes
  • Support to sponsor-facing teams
  • Develop prototypes based on research
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 3 years of experience. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to apply principles, theories and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study. Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers. In addition, the candidate understands that he/she will be fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Secret level clearance
  • Familiarity with ARM platforms such as Android and/or iOS
  • Familiarity with network forensics, pcap analysis
  • Familiarity with Linux, comfortable on the command line
  • Knowledge of various device internals
  • Software development experience in Python, Java, C, and C++
  • Proficient in prototyping using Python
  • Basic knowledge of software vulnerabilities and exploitation
  • Applicable BS degree (preference: computer science/software engineering)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with digital forensics concepts and objectives.
  • Familiarity with mobile app programming languages and scripting tools. (e.g., Java, Objective-C, Swift, Python, C, C++, Go)
  • Familiarity with Reverse Engineering concepts
  • Ability to work independently and independently learn new technologies, languages, platforms, etc.
 

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