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Embedded System Security Engineer

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: $80 - $85.71 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for an Embedded System Security Engineer to analyze embedded system security, developing tools and proof-of-concept exploits and reverse engineering software from bootloaders to userland applications. Due to the nature of this position, candidates must work on-site.

  • Perform analysis of security requirements specifications against implementation.
  • Execute penetration testing and reverse engineering of software and firmware.
  • Communicate complex technical findings, remediation guidance and recommendations.
  • Develop skills through research on new attack vectors, vulnerabilities, and exploits.

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity.
  • Proficient in C, C++, ARM and/or Python (specifically for writing tools to help tasks).
  • Knowledge of core, fundamental security concepts (e.g., cryptography, encryption).
  • Knowledge of embedded security features and best practices (e.g., Secure Boot).
  • Experience with Linux and other embedded operating systems.
  • Experience with reverse engineering and binary analysis tools (e.g., IDA Pro, Ghidra).
  • Experience evaluating system security based on standard controls (e.g., SELinux).
  • Experience with identifying software security issues and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of software fuzzing techniques and solutions (e.g., BAP, AFL).
  • Knowledge of symbolic execution and other advanced binary analyses (e.g. angr).
  • Experience with vulnerability analysis using CVSS scoring and CWE types.
  • Experience in penetration testing and requirements verification.
  • Experience in performing code audit or assessments.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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