17 days old

Offensive Security Researcher

Chandler, AZ 85225
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Job Description

Responsible for leading or taking an active role in complex, multidisciplinary security research projects. Commands deep pervasive pulse on Intel business/technologies and emerging threat landscape in hacker community to prioritize offensive security research focus. Ability to navigate around ambiguities and obstacles to independently solve complex problems. Demonstrated expertise in vulnerability discovery, analysis and exploitation. Explores and invents software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against compute targets. Develops proof of concepts to characterize exploitability and impacts. Recommends systemic mitigations and demonstrates their robustness across a diverse portfolio of products. Leads automation pathfinding to improve security assurance capabilities of product teams. Shares expert insights and new learning and contributes intellectual property to internal and external communities. Requires knowledge of computer architecture, SoC development & manufacturing processes/methodologies, CPU design, SoC layout, chipset functionality, FW and HW security, crypto, and other x86 compute paradigms. Demonstrates effective communication with executives and productive collaboration with peer researchers.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience (or equivalent hands-on work through side-projects, hobbies, class projects, etc.) in the field of system security research, and exploring software + hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within computing systems

Preferred qualifications:

  • In-depth experience with vulnerability research

  • Demonstrated expertise in exploit development (published exploits and write-ups on exploiting new classes of issues, new techniques, tools are greatly appreciated)

  • Reverse Engineering experience (or, for researchers focused on open-source software, demonstrated expertise on reading assembly and writing exploits for complex vulnerability classes)

  • Knowledge of computer architecture, CPU, SoC, chipsets, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers, and other compute paradigms

The ideal candidate should also have:

  • Ability to work autonomously in a less structured startup type environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to span security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains

  • Passion for security research and community impact, demonstrated by published research and collaboration to community efforts (yes, Phrack and PoC '' GTFO papers are appreciated more than certifications)

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Other Locations

US, Georgia, Atlanta

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

Work Model for this Role

This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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