Senior Vulnerability ResearcherBusinesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type SC Relocation eligible Yes Job ID 179126BR Most Recent Date Posted 06/16/2021 City Gloucester Country United Kingdom
What is Raytheon’s Strategic Research Group (SRG)?
Part of Raytheon UK’s Cyber and Intelligence (C&I) business, the Strategic Research Group (SRG) is a multi-disciplinary expert team focused on next-gen research in artificial intelligence, security research and cloud technology.
SRG is not yet another software team building enterprise solutions. The group operate at the cutting edge of technology and research, applying world class research to customer-relevant challenges in order to create unique prototypes, genuine expertise and valuable hands-on skills.
Established in Jan 2019, SRG was created to focus Raytheon’s efforts on next-generation technologies critical to create the future capabilities our customers demand. In the short time since the group was established, greats success - both technically and commercially - has been achieved.
As a result of these successes, SRG is seeking to grow, allowing the group to tackle more challenges and deliver further successes.
What makes SRG different?
SRG is an expert group, made of a team of people with broad skills, expertise and experience. The team includes post-doctorate researchers, experienced data scientists and engineers with customer knowledge, security research and machine learning expertise.
SRG’s culture sets it apart from many other teams. It is vital to how the group operates and to its success.
SRG values creating and sharing tangible results over creating overly detailed plans and excessive PowerPoint presentations. The team deliver a mix of internally funded research and customer funded projects.
SRG work on a ‘cloud first’ basis - AWS, Atlassian, GitHub, Slack are main productivity tools.
SRG is collaborative, supportive and independent. Above all, every member of the group strives to delight and impress our stakeholders, taking great pride in their work.
The role primarily consists of vulnerability research and exploit development against a variety of technologies.
This role forms part of the Raytheon Strategic Research Group, which is a multi-disciplinary team focused on next-gen research in security research, AI and Machine Learning. The SRG security research team is currently small, so this is a fantastic time to join us to help shape our strategy and influence the work we go after.
Candidates will ideally have a curious mindset, enjoy problem solving and have a history of taking things apart to understand how they work.
The strong candidates will also have a variety of low-level operating systems experience and prior experience in identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a track record of finding vulnerabilities in major operating systems.
We are looking for candidates who have a selection of the following desired skills:
- Understanding of OS internals (any major OS)
- Knowledge of computer architecture (e.g. x86, x64, ARM)
- Experience reading or writing assembly
- Experience developing embedded systems
- Understanding of network protocols
- Understanding of exploit mitigations such as DEP and ASLR
- Reverse engineering experience (e.g. IDA Pro, Ghidra)
- Experience using debuggers such as GDB, WinDbg or OllyDbg
- Experience using or developing fuzzers
- Experience with C or C++
- Rapid prototyping experience
If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers, then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance, we want to hear from you today.
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