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Job ID: JR0037962
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
Other Locations: US, Texas, Austin; US, Oregon, Hillsboro;
Job Type:

Senior 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 or intellectual property is also a responsibility.



  • Applicants should possess at least 10 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.
  • 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.
  • Applicants should have expertise or experience in four or more of 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
    • Expertise in architecting, strategizing and evangelizing advanced product security counter measures into products is valuable
  • Additional qualifications:
    • 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

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.

Other Locations
US, Texas, Austin; US, Oregon, Hillsboro;

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.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.

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