Topic created on: April 6, 2010 15:14 CDT by pedram .
The Zero Day Initiative team is a subset of the DVLabs research organization at TippingPoint. We are looking to hire multiple security researchers / reverse engineers. Positions are open immediately, require US citizenship and relocation to our headquarters in Austin, Texas.
The security researcher will be primarily responsible for analyzing and reverse engineering security vulnerabilities, researching new vulnerabilities and developing tools / processes to automate and assist in these general tasks.
Proficiency in reverse engineering using IDA Pro and debugger of choice. Candidate should have good knowledge of Windows internals and common Windows vulnerabilities.
Comfortable researching vulnerabilities by reading source code written in a variety of languages including C and Assembly.
Proficiency in C or C++ and Python. Prior experience creating custom tools and plug-ins for reverse engineering is a plus.
Fundamental knowledge of the security industry. Must be familiar with security technologies in general and firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems in particular.
In-depth understanding of a variety of vulnerability classes and attacks. Examples include integer/stack/heap overflows, format string vulnerabilities, various denial of service attacks and attack evasion. Must be able to demonstrate a level of familiarity with real world vulnerabilities and exploits.
No hard minimum education requirement, and all applicants are invited to submit a written technical analysis of any security vulnerability in order to showcase their research capabilities and distinguish themselves from other candidates.
If you are interested please contact us at jobs[at]tippingpoint[dot]com, please include "Attention: ZDI" in the subject line.