Offensive Security Engineer - TS with SCI - Embedded Systems

San Diego, California

Local Only

Full Time

$160k - $200k

A Global Telecommunications company is looking for an Offensive Security Engineer to work in their offices in San Diego. This is an amazing company that focuses on providing internet capability like cable and fiber to areas where it usually is not possible. They work to keep the world connected, spanning communities in remote areas as well as providing secure connectivity to the US military and its allies. Ideal candidates are those with experience in utilizing adversarial approaches to exploit vulnerabilities in their networks. Candidates must be highly aware of emerging threats and be able to replicate these activities as well as knowing more common attempts on their security capabilities. Those with experience in developing attack plans with other Red Team Engineers, applying both and individual and group mindset in developing their security posture. Their environment is based in embedded systems, hardware, and real-time OS.

Required Skills & Experience
  • Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science Degree, or other technical degree

  • Proficiency in PowerShell, Python, C, C#, Go or other to build and extend toolsets

  • Experience with network security test tools and scanners ranging from nmap, Netsparker, Nessus, to Metasploit and Cobalt Strike

  • Understanding of networking protocols with a preference for secure ones like SSH, HTTPS, TLS, IpSec, and others

  • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing and/or RF telecommunications with a preference for experience with SATCOM using GNURaio or MatLab

  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities and common software engineering flaws Infrastructure, product, and/or application-level penetration or Red Team testing experience Knowledge of attacker lifecycles and defender strategies

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Advanced offensive security certifications (i.e., OSCP/OSEP)

  • SW engineering experience

  • Developing custom exploits

  • White box testing and exploitation analysis using source code analysis

  • Black box testing and exploitation analysis using reverse engineering and protocol fuzzing

  • Experience with reverse engineering products and/or software

  • Experience with satellite communications systems/terminals

  • Experience with Software Defined Radio tools such as GNURadio

  • Experience with Operational Technology (OT) assessments

  • Demonstrate proficiency in system and application security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., buffer overflow, mobile code, cross-site scripting, Procedural Language/Structure Query Language [PL/SQL] and injections, race conditions, covert channel, replay, return-oriented attacks, malicious code)

The Offer
  • Bonus OR Commission eligible
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) {including match- if applicable}

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Posted by: Alfie Merritt

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