• Senior Reverse Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/24/2018 3:31 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    Draper is seeking a Reverse Engineer to support current and future programs in the domain of Cybersecurity. The candidate will perform in-depth analysis of a wide variety of cyber systems including mobile devices, embedded systems, industrial control systems, infrastructure devices, weapons systems, and associated protocols.


    The candidate must have the ability to identify vulnerabilities in these systems for both defensive and offensive activities. The viability and potential impact of the findings will often require team members to develop proof-of-concept exploitations based on identified vulnerabilities.


    • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
    • 5+ years' experience required
    • Deep knowledge of computer science, computer security, and embedded systems.
    • Strong knowledge of C, C++ and x86 and/or ARM assembly.
    • Background in vulnerability analysis and exploitation.
    • Development and vulnerability research experience on Windows, Linux, OSX and embedded systems.
    • Dynamic and static reverse-engineering skills.
    • Experienced with WinDBG, GDB, LLDB or IDA.


    This position will require the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance.  Main requirement for a security clearance is  US Citizenship.




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