Lead Vulnerability Researcher

Two Six Technologies is seeking a Lead Vulnerability Researcher to support our programs at our Arlington, Virginia headquarters. This role is technical at its core – along with in-depth reverse engineering and exploit development you will transition those findings into capabilities.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Collaborate with team to align capability development roadmaps and complete transfer of vulnerability research prototypes into production environments
  • Perform reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis, informing operational parameters for complex system
  • Conducting in-depth reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis across various architectures and platforms
  • Modeling and analyzing in-memory compiled application behavior to answer customer requirements 

Qualifications & Skills- Required:

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field (solid knowledge in RE or VR may substitute for a specific degree)
  • Active US Security clearance of Secret level and ability to obtain and maintain TS
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in firmware development using low-level programming languages (C and at least one assembly language), scripting languages (e.g., Python), and the *nix command line
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with common disassemblers/decompilers and reverse engineering tools (IDA, Ghidra, Binary Ninja) 
  • Experience with software reverse engineering concepts: static analysis, dynamic analysis, fuzzing techniques
  • Experience managing and leading engineering teams

Nice to have, but not expected:

  • Interest in providing guidance to program staff
  • Experience creating intellectual capital, white papers, blogs, etc. to maintain existing and expand new business.
  • Familiarity building or securing embedded devices and other digital systems
  • Familiarity with basic cryptography design and implementation concepts
  • Previous experience in a client-facing technical role

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active US Security clearance of Secret level and ability to obtain and maintain TS



Two Six Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type and protective hair styles (e.g., braids, twists, locs and twists)), color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 and over), marital status, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of our employment process, please send an email to [email protected]. Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

Additionally, please be advised that this business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices.

EOE, including disability/vets. 

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