Software Engineer - Research (Proof of Vulnerability) If Remote, USA ONLY

GrammaTech · Nov 1st 2019

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Overview

Under guidance of a principal investigator (PI), a software engineer on a research project will implement innovative prototypes to explore new approaches to problems in software engineering.

This position will allow a candidate to be Remote (MUST BE IN THE USA), in the Ithaca, NY Headquarters or in our Madison, WI Office. The first 10 - 14 days of employment are usually in Ithaca, NY for training and to meet the team.

Responsibilities

A research-oriented software engineer is expected to:

  • Study and implement approaches drawn from academic literature or in-house design

  • Evaluate the resulting prototype implementation to test its value in addressing the research goals

  • Report results to the PI and respond by adapting the prototype to better address research goals

  • Contribute to presentations and written reports that keep research sponsors up to date on project progress

  • Prepare prototypes for demonstrations and evaluations by research sponsors. Respond to any last-minute complications to ensure a smooth and successful evaluation.

Qualifications

Required

  • BS in computer science or equivalent.

  • Advanced software application development skills in C and C++

  • This position is not eligible for any form of VISA sponsorship, including OPT.

Preferred

Know one or more of these? So much the better.

  • Experience with binary analysis, both static and dynamic

  • Experience with automatic input generation (fuzzing and symbolic execution)

  • Experience with vulnerability research

  • Experience with penetration testing (e.g., using MetaSploit) or vulnerability demonstration

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