Vulnerability Researcher (BZ)

Job Title
Vulnerability Researcher (BZ)
Job ID
Dulles,  VA
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Legato, LLC recruiters ( would love to speak with you regarding the following position: Vulnerability Researcher in Dulles, VA.

Security Clearance Required: Qualified applicants may be subject to a security investigation, obtain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information.

What You Will Do:

Cover the full like cycle of Vulnerability Research from reverse engineering and emulation through vulnerability discovery to productization and effects generation. The team will cover a wide range of targets, from major consumer electronics to customer proprietary one-off systems.  If you want to create non-traditional methods of acquiring access to computer-based systems and get paid, this is the job for you!

We are seeking:

A Vulnerability Researcher who is familiar with at least one common low-level architecture (x86, ARM, etc). The ideal candidate will have the ability to conduct vulnerability research against applications compiled for that architecture. Familiarity with modern exploitation mitigation techniques and countermeasures is a must. Experience with software protection and binary armoring is a plus. Working as part of a team you will also need to be familiar with source management tools such as GIT and team coordinating instruments like Atlassian suite of work products. Some scripting experience is required and you should be capable of quickly developing the instruments needed to help you succeed in reverse engineering and vulnerability research efforts. The ideal candidate will have a variety of low-level operating systems experience as well as cross-platform vulnerability research

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Hardware debugging using JTAG/gdb
  • Knowledge of typical embedded systems including UART,. Boot-up sequences and updating devices.
  • Experience with Reverse Engineering ARM, PPC, or Mips binaries, Repurposing vulnerabilities for specific effects, Static and dynamic Analysis, Fuzzer Development, Malware analysis and System Emulation
  • Experience in one of the four platforms: Windows, Linux, iOS or embedded
  • U.S. Citizenship and Top-Secret Clearance Eligibility

About Your New Company

Legato, LLC is a dynamic small business headquartered in Columbia near Fort Meade, MD. Our positions include Cyber, Software, Systems, Networking, Data Science and other complex engineering capabilities. We set ourselves apart by having employees in the top of their field and who enjoy working at Legato for its attention to its employees, aggressive compensation, and benefits package and upward mobility possibilities.

Legato LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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