Embedded Security Testing Engineer

Job Details

  • ID#45407891
  • Address 75024 , Plano,

    Texas

    Plano USA
  • Job type

    Contract

  • Salary USD $DOE DOE
  • Hiring Company

    Robustware

  • Showed03rd September 2022
  • Date03rd September 20222022-09-03T03:00:00-0400
  • Deadline02nd November 2022
  • Category

    Et cetera

Embedded Security Testing Engineer

  • Category: Et cetera
  • Deadline: 02nd November 20222022-11-02T03:00:00-0400
  • Texas

Description: Top skills/Must haves:

  • Hands-on experience of Embedded Security and its testing
  • Experience with Linux operating system
  • Experience working with programming languages such as C, C, Python (specifically for writing tools to help tasks)
  • Experience with on-board communication interfaces such JTAG, SPI, UART, and SWD
  • Preferred skills/Pluses:
    • Experience with Reverse Engineering
    • Experience with Binary Analysis methods and tools (e.g., IDA Pro, Ghidra)
    • Experience working with various operating systems such as MacOS, Windows and Android operating systems
    Embedded Security Testing Engineer Responsibilities:
    • Perform analysis of security requirements specifications and generate corresponding test specifications for a variety of products during design phase
    • Lead and perform execution of security test specifications during verification phase ensuring that the specified security requirements have been implemented sufficiently
    • Perform other testing activities including pen testing and reverse engineering against embedded hardware and firmware with goals of identifying implementation flaws
    • Communicate complex technical findings, remediation guidance and recommendations effectively both verbally and written to technical and non-technical staff
    • Research and stay up to date on new attack vectors, vulnerabilities, and exploitation techniques
    • Lead and participate in small to large-scale individual and matrix-based groups, initiatives, or mentoring others in technical/functional security areas
    • Lead and participate in technology security design reviews with the ability to efficiently communicate potential issues and risks
    • Requirements: Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or related is strongly desired
      • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of core security concepts, embedded security best practices (e.g. secure boot, secure debug, secure storage, secure communications) and the secure development lifecycle activities
      • Hands-on experience with designing and testing of the core embedded security concepts above
      • Experience with reverse engineering and binary analysis methods and tools (e.g. IDA Pro, Ghidra)
      • Experience with vulnerability analysis using CVSS scoring and CWE types
      • Knowledge of Linux and other embedded operating systems is preferred
      • Proficient in C, C, Python (specifically for writing tools to help tasks)
      • Hands-on experience securing Linux, MacOS, Windows and Android operating systems
      • Ability to handle tasks with significant complexity under minimal supervision requiring a high degree of technical competence
      • Experience with on-board communication interfaces such JTAG, SPI, UART, and SWD
      Additional Valued Attributes:
      • Experience in designing, developing and debugging embedded security applications is a plus
      • Familiarity with Automotive and Industry standards and best practices such at ISO-SAE 21434, SAE J3101
      • Knowledge of common communication protocols found in the automotive ecosystem such as TCP/IP, Automotive Ethernet, CAN, LIN, MOST, 3G/4G/LTE, Bluetooth, BLE, Wi-Fi
      • Knowledge of cryptography and applied cryptography for provisioning secure hardware is desirable
      • Knowledge of ARM (including Trust Zone architecture) and other embedded microprocessors
      • Practical experience with security controls for POSIX type operating systems
      • Understanding of SoC security technologies (e.g. eFuses, HAB)
      • Experience designing small PCBs for testing purposes
      • Hands-on experience with soldering and "chip-off" equipment
      • Familiarity with reading wiring schematics and component datasheets
      • Experience with vulnerability management process (from proof-of-concept to remediation)

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