Security Engineering, Associate (Cyber Vulnerability Researcher)

Lexington Park, MD
Jul 23, 2022
Aug 09, 2022
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Top Secret

Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation seeks a Security Engineering, Associate that will serve as a Cyber Vulnerability Researcher performing reverse engineering on binaries associated with avionics systems while supporting our Federal Government client on-site at the Patuxent River, MD location.

Key Duties
  • Working closely with our government customer, perform cyber vulnerability research on compiled binaries within embedded systems.
  • Working closely with our government customer, perform cyber vulnerability research on compiled binaries within Windows/Linux environments.
  • Performing static and dynamic analysis.
  • Apply and/or develop highly advanced principles, concepts, and tactics. Develops information which extends knowledge within the field.
  • Identify issues and vulnerabilities associated with the development and implementation of operational programs.

Required Qualifications
  • 10 years' of vulnerability research experience, including experience performing binary reverse engineering
  • Experience performing both static and dynamic analysis
  • Experience programming in Python
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience programming in C, C ++
  • Master level working knowledge of assembly language
  • Experience performing binary patching is a plus.
  • Experience performing malware analysis is a plus.
  • Experience performing software exploitation is a major plus.


Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, computer engineering or computer science from an ABET accredited college. A Master's degree in a related technical discipline may be substituted for five (5) years of experience (e.g. a 10 year experience requirement may be satisfied with a Master's degree and 5 years of experience).


All applicants for this position must possess a current Top-Secret clearance and be SCI eligible; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Similar jobs