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Security Researcher

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Job Description

We are the Security Systems Software (S3) Product Security Expert Center (PSEC) team, and we collaborate with product teams across our organization to enhance the security of our products and minimize security exposures in the field. We achieve this through training/coaching our product teams on secure product development and a comprehensive set of security validation activities. We deliver a wide variety of security products and services spanning client, data center, and IoT-providing the opportunity to apply your expertise in multiple areas. We also influence secure development practices well beyond our immediate organization.

We are looking for an experienced SDL practitioner with at least 4 years of security industry and open source security experience ranging from embedded environments to cloud, to join our dynamic team of security researchers.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories and attacks.

  • Guide our product teams across the entire Security Development Lifecycle, including threat modeling, security objectives, secure code development, applied cryptography, and open source security.

  • Determine the required security validation activities for each product release.

  • Perform security validation activities including threat model reviews, secure code reviews, crypto reviews, fuzzing, and hackathons.

  • Integrate and enhance security validation tools.

  • Assess security defects and assist project teams in identifying mitigations.

What we offer:  

We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.  

As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.  

We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).  

We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!  

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today. 


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through relevant previous school, industry jobs and/or research experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or relevant discipline with 5 years of experience OR Master's in Computer Science or relevant discipline with 3 years of experience.

  • 3+ years of product development experience.

  • 2+ years of experience in the field of system security research and attack techniques.

  • Working knowledge of the Security Development Lifecycle.

  • Working knowledge of open source security.

  • In-depth experience with security threats and vulnerability research.

  • Working knowledge of security technologies: authentication, cryptography, secure protocols.

  • Expertise in strategizing, architecting, and evangelizing advanced product security.

Applicants should have experience in three or more of the following areas:

  • Threat modeling.

  • Security architecture review.

  • Security code review, analysis, and vulnerability assessment.

  • Cryptographic verification.

  • Fuzzing.

  • Reverse engineering.

  • Exploit and mitigation technique developments.

  • Penetration testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Established network in the security community.

  • CISSP and/or other security certifications.

  • Willing to span security expertise across Hardware, Software, and Firmware domains.

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, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

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: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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