Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation's most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.
Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Sr. Security Researcher, in the Herndon, VA area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.
The Innovative Security Solutions (ISS) Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer's success is driving our growth.
A qualified candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities, but are not limited to:
*Interact with customers to identify their specific requirements and provide expert advice and direction on optimal and efficient means of achieving their objectives.
*Act as key team participant in internal security research endeavors.
*Engage in extensive reverse engineering of mobile and wireless technology.
*Perform vulnerability analysis of mobile/embedded platforms, applications, protocols, and supporting infrastructure.
*Thoroughly document, in a manner suitable for widespread publication, all aspects of research including everything from initial discovery to methods and procedures used to findings and future research steps.
*Maintain continuous awareness of threats, vulnerabilities, and techniques in mobile security and associated fields.
*Provide insight into mid and near future mobile security trends, give expert strategic direction, and contribute both original ideas and technical content.
*Limited travel as required.
Security Clearance Requirement:
Must be a US Citizen, and ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance is required. Active/current Secret or higher clearances are highly preferable.
*Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or other engineering field, or equivalent, and 7+ years of relevant experience.
*At least 1+ years of experience with reverse engineering in a security context.
*Familiarity with assembly for one or more architectures (x86/x64, ARM, MIPS).
*Experience auditing C/C++ source for vulnerabilities.
*Experience with a scripting language such as Python, Ruby or Perl.
*Experience auditing assembly for vulnerabilities.
*In-depth knowledge of basic exploitation techniques.
*Familiarity with exploitation mitigation technologies.
*Experience debugging applications (WinDbg, OllyDbg, gdb).
*Experience with IDA Pro.
*Strong verbal and written communication skills.
*Experience leading security research teams.
*Experience as a primary technical contributor in large-scale projects.
*Familiarity with at least one mobile or embedded platform programming environment.
*Experience writing C/C++.
*In-depth knowledge of internals of one or more operating systems (Windows, Linux).
*Experience with kernel-level programming and/or debugging.
*IDA Pro scripting (IDC or IDAPython).
*Experience reverse engineering complex applications.
*Experience with fuzzers and fuzzing techniques.
*Experience writing clear, concise documentation.
*Math or cryptography background.
For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.