Senior Vulnerability Researcher \u2013 Cyber Security at Two Six Labs in Arlington, Virginia

Posted in General Business 26 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Senior Vulnerability Researcher - Cyber Security

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington

Job ID 2020-1209 # of Openings 1 State Arlington, VA Category Research Engineers/Scientists


If you are an experienced vulnerability researcher looking to apply your skills to some very unique and interesting applications, then you'll fit right in at Two Six Labs. Come join a team of researchers and scientists from diverse backgrounds in a truly innovative cyber security R&D environment. We are looking for individuals with foundational knowledge of reverse engineering and vulnerability research to become a member of a like-minded vulnerability research team solving long-term R&D challenges.


  • Solve cutting edge cyber security problems with a talented multi-discipline group of researchers

  • Work well independently in a small team and fast-paced environment

  • Reverse engineer application binaries on desktop and embedded systems

  • Find 0-day vulnerabilities

  • Hone your skills in reverse engineering, vulnerability research, and program/binary analysis


  • A bachelor's or advanced degree (Masters or PhD) degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related technical domain

  • Proven track record of discovering 0-day vulnerabilities in compiled binaries

  • Extensive experience reverse engineering x86/ARM binaries, embedded systems, or malware

  • Strong understanding of modern binary exploitation techniques, mitigations, and defeats

  • Thorough understanding of memory management concepts (Heap, Stack, Virtual Memory)

  • Experience with program analysis techniques such as taint analysis, program slicing, symbolic execution, constraint solving, and dynamic instrumentation

  • Fluency in binary analysis tools such as IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, WinDbg, Valgrind, PIN, Panda, and S2E

  • An active security clearance

Nice to haves:

  • Experience developing cyber security solutions and products

  • Embedded operating systems experience (to include O-scopes, JTAGs, UARTs, etc)

  • Strong coding skills

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