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Senior Security Researcher Careers at Intel in Hillsboro, OR
Job ID: JR0034182
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
Other Locations: ,
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Security Researcher

Job Description

Intel Security Center of Excellence aims to improve the security of computing platforms across the world by conducting in-depth security research. If you are a seasoned vulnerability and threat research expert that craves for tons of fun and pride in raising the security bar for ubiquitous computing systems including Cloud, Network, IOT, Drones, VR, Phones, Tablets, Laptops, we would like you to join and be a proud member of our Advanced Security Research Team. Through your vulnerability analysis and mitigation development skills, you will influence and work on the security of a variety of Hardware, Firmware, Software and Systems Technologies in these exciting product lines.

Responsibilities may include threat assessment, design of security components, vulnerability assessment. Ensures products conform to standards and specifications. Develops plans and cost estimates and assesses projects to analyze risks. Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education, judgment and formal process. Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories, attacks and contributes to literate and conferences. May participate in development or intellectual property. Requires thorough knowledge of security practices, procedures and capabilities in order to perform non-repetitive, analytical work.

Minimum Qualifications:
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 a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. 

Bachelors  in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 6 years of experience or  Master’s degree in  Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 4 Years of experience.

You should possess at least 6-8 years of experience in the field of system security and, specifically, with experience of performing hardware/firmware/software security audits. 
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is a must. Ability to span security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains. 
•Passion for the latest gadgets and building security into these gadgets.
•Ability to work autonomously in a less structure startup type environment. 
•You 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 life-cycle 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

Preferred 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.

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