Senior Security Researcher

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Location NORTHERN VIRGINIA, United States
Date Posted August 21, 2019
Category Customer or Business Operations Support
Job Type Office · Full time


We are looking for a Senior Security Researcher to work on source code review, fuzzing, penetration testing of applications, and code / vulnerability remediation support.


  • Work as a key security researcher within an elite engineering team delivering industry-leading blockchain protocols and applications
  • Perform web application penetration testing, source code reviews, and/or network penetration testing.
  • Support project tasks and deadlines for engineering teams spanning multiple timezones.
  • Create unique tools to assist in research project goals.
  • Exploit vulnerabilities found in client systems; and clearly communicate complex vulnerabilities to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Create detailed technical reports explaining technical and business risk of the vulnerabilities found to include actionable recommendations/considerations.
  • Participate in project conference calls with internal engineering stakeholders
  • Provide technical leadership/mentorship to the security and engineering teams.
  • Contribute to the security industry through presentations, blog posts, whitepapers, responsible disclosure, and/or research.

Required skills and qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in the following areas:
    • Performing senior-level penetration testing
    • Performing code reviews
    • Demonstrating high ethical standards
    • Applying offensive security methodologies
  • Strong technical skills in some variety of the following disciplines:
    • Network penetration testing
    • Mobile application penetration testing (iOS and Android)
    • Web Services penetration testing (RESTful and SOAP)
    • Proficient in at least one mainstream programming language (Java, .NET, C or C++)
    • Hardware/Embedded system hacking
    • Reverse Engineering
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