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Mobile Security Researcher

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Entering ManTech’s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation’s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group.  Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Mobile Security Researcher, in the Aurora, CO area, with strong Customer relationships.  At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The ISS Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations.  Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer’s success is driving our growth.

General Responsibilities:
  • Perform vulnerability analysis of mobile/embedded platforms, applications, protocols, and supporting infrastructure
  • Engage in extensive reverse engineering of mobile and wireless technology
  • Act as key team participant in internal security research endeavors
  • Maintain continuous awareness of threats, vulnerabilities, and techniques in mobile security and associated fields
  • Provide insight into mid and near future mobile security trends, give expert strategic direction, and contribute both original ideas and technical content.
  • Thoroughly document, in a manner suitable for widespread publication, all aspects of research including everything from initial discovery to methods and procedures used to findings and future research steps
  • Interact with customers to identify their specific requirements and provide expert advice and direction on optimal and efficient means of achieving their objectives

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or other engineering field and three or more years of work experience
  • One or more years of experience with reverse engineering in a security context
  • Familiarity with assembly for one or more architectures (ARM, MIPS, x86/x64)
  • Experience auditing C/C++ source for vulnerabilities
  • Experience auditing assembly for vulnerabilities
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Python
  • In-depth knowledge of basic exploitation techniques
  • Familiarity with exploitation mitigation technologies
  • Experience debugging applications
  • Experience with IDA Pro
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with at least one mobile or embedded platform programming environment desired
  • Experience with kernel-level programming and/or debugging desired
  • Experience with fuzzers and fuzzing techniques desired
  • Experience writing clear, concise documentation desired


Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and five to seven years of related experience. Minimum of two years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.


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