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Job ID: JR0045930
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Security Researcher

Job Description

Intel Security Center of Excellence’s goal is to be a prominent leader in the industry to assure security in computing platforms by conducting advanced security research.  If you are a seasoned threat, vulnerability and exploit research expert who craves for tons of fun and pride in raising the security bar for ubiquitous computing systems, we would like you to join us as a proud member of Intel’s Advanced Security Research Team.  Through your deep vulnerability analysis and mitigation development expertise, you will influence the security of a variety of Hardware, Firmware, Software & Systems spanning a range of products including Devices, Cloud, Auto, IOT, AI, VR, Drones, and Networks.

Responsibilities include the following: Own emerging threat analysis, gain insights & know-how of evolving attack techniques, predict and extrapolate attack trends ahead of its occurrence, develop robust counter measures and mitigation. This role requires maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories, attacks etc. and contribute those insights to internal and external stakeholders. Participation in development of intellectual property is also a responsibility.

The Ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Ability to work autonomously in a less structured startup type environment with minimal supervision is a must. Ability to lead a team of security researchers is also a requirement. 
  • Ability to span security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains. Passion for the latest gadgets and building security into these gadgets.
  • Knowledge of security technologies: authentication, cryptography, secure protocol
  • Knowledge of computer architecture CPU, SoC, chipsets, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers, and others
  • Strong network in security community CISSP and/or other security certifications


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 9 years of experience in the field of system security research and excel in exploring software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within the computing systems.
  • Bachelor degree with computer engineer, computer science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Applicants should have experience in the following areas:

  • In-depth experience with security threats, vulnerability research along with practicing security development lifecycle practices.
  • Threat modeling
  • Security code review, analysis and vulnerability assessment
  • Reverse engineering skills
  • Exploitation and mitigation technique developments
  • Security testing techniques including fuzzing and pen-testing

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.
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