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Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Senior

Company: Precision Solutions
Location: Quantico
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Senior
Quantico, VA
Top Secret Clearance Required
Possible Sign-on bonus and/or Relocation assistance offered
As an Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to evaluating hardware security implementation in embedded electronics. Our client is looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to support law enforcement by creating new forensic tools and investigative capabilities.
At our client's company, you'll use your engineering skills to transform law enforcement. Our team builds digital forensics for investigators to recover user data from electronic devices. That's why they need you, an electrical engineer, with an understanding of embedded system design, mobile platforms and architecture, and hardware security concepts to help our client design and develop techniques for testing memory subsystems, security subsystems, and debugging interfaces on electronic devices.
On our client's team, you'll be part of a mission-oriented engineering group challenged to do the impossible and recover data that may be protected or deleted. You'll directly impact criminal, counter-terrorism, and counter-intelligence investigations by applying failure analysis, glitching, and side-channel analysis techniques to reverse engineer embedded systems. Our client will look to you to share your electrical engineering expertise through leadership and mentoring junior staff. This is a chance to use your experience-based knowledge in range of embedded systems development and test while broadening your skillset into areas like advanced side-channel analysis, hardware-backed security components, and reverse engineering.

  • 3+ years of software development experience with C/C++ or python

  • 3+ years of experience with embedded systems development, including firmware development, bare-metal programming, FPGA development, and JTAG

  • 1+ years of experience developing side-channel analysesy, including fault-injection, glitching, power analysis, and electromagnetic interference

  • 1+ year of experience using IDA Pro or Ghidra for reverse engineering

  • Knowledge of Arm Architecture

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

    Preferred Requirements

    • Experience working with Operating System code

    • Knowledge of cryptography

    • Knowledge of Flash memory and RAM concepts

    • Knowledge of secure boot processes

    • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

      Clearance Requirements

      • Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

        Other Duties
        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

        About Us
        Northern Virginia-based Precision Solutions is an expert in staffing solutions for companies of any size that open the door to new opportunities and seek outstanding talent. We pride ourselves on being versatile enough to tailor our relationships to the needs of each individual client, being agile in the fast-paced marketplace, and being precise in meeting the needs of any company.
        Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
        Precision Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
        Precision Solutions Requisition Number: 2022-3534
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Keywords: Precision Solutions, Alexandria , Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Senior, Engineering , Quantico, Virginia

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