Software and Datalink Vulnerability Researcher

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Software and Datalink Vulnerability Researcher

Salary: 36 - 46k

Specific Job Description:
The successful candidate will be working within a small team on a customer funded research project to:
Analyse and investigate potential vulnerabilities in datalinks of commercial products by conducting technical studies based on a requirements backlog
Develop technical solutions for protocol analysis of datalinks
Develop technical solutions for exploitation of potential vulnerabilities
Present findings to the customer
Produce technical reports for the wider community of interest
Suggest areas of future research

Required skills:
Understanding of the fundamentals of wireless communications
Proven experience of using tools to capture and inspect network traffic and datalinks
Knowledge of using penetration testing and reverse engineering tools and processes
Experience of protocol analysis and decoding
Experience of Linux Operating Systems
Experience of Python or similar scripting languages

Desired skills:
Experience in security industry, which may include penetration testing, intrusion detection or Vunerability Research
An understanding of embedded systems
Knowledge of proprietary RF communication vulnerabilities
An understanding of serial protocols and microcontrollers
Knowledge of basic electronics
Experience with ARM software and hardware reverse engineering, and debugging
Knowledge of the Offensive Cyber and Cyber EW domain

The Software and Datalink Vulnerability Researcher role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance
  • 1
  • Negotiable
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  • CV-145731
  • Permanent
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