Senior Cybersecurity Research Engineer at Two Six Labs

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description:

Two Six Technologies is looking for a Senior Cybersecurity Research Engineer to join our team. If you have a desire to perform cutting-edge research on security ramifications of the Internet of Things, lets talk!
Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the team to automate botnet remediation campaigns on virtualized devices and physical devices provisioned from our IoT lab.
  • Build test automation using gitlab to leverage range deployments to simulate at-scale botnet mitigation campaigns.
  • Dig into and reverse engineer the largest and most dangerous botnets on the internet right now to develop mitigation strategies.
  • Test n-day vulnerabilities on devices targeted by botnets.
  • A successful candidate would be comfortable coding in python, working with reverse engineering tools (GHIDRA/IDA), and managing a coordinated cyber campaign.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Linux systems, including on embedded devices and with legacy versions
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare, Linux KVM, Xen, QEmu
  • Minimum of 3 years experience penetration testing and/or exploitation campaign management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with networking concepts including all levels of the OSI Model, network analysis tools such as wireshark, internet-scale networking concepts including recursive DNS and BGP.
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or related Scientific Domain

Nice to haves:

  • An advanced degree (Masters or Ph D.) in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or related Scientific Domain
  • Scripting experience (Python, Bash highly preferred)
  • Experience with internet-scale infrastructure
  • Experience with modern botnets and techniques
  • Experience with cybersecurity test ranges
  • Experience with level 2 and level 3 of OSI model
  • Hacking experience on IoT products
  • Experience with exploitation or implantation frameworks
  • Experience with C2
  • An active DoD security clearance


  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Active TS security clearance required

Two Six Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Two Six Technologies without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical and mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran, marital, pregnancy or citizenship status; or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Two Six Technologies and require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at Two Six Technologies by calling 703-543-9662 or sending an email to . Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.