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Intel Security Researcher in Santa Clara, California

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.


Minimum qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in the field of system security research and exploring software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within the computing systems.

Preferred qualifications:

  • In-depth experience with security threats, vulnerability research along with practicing security development lifecycle practices.

  • 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

Applicants should have expertise or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • 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

The ideal candidate should also have:

  • Ability to work autonomously in a less structured startup type environment with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to span security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains.

  • Passion for the latest gadgets and building security into these gadgets.

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Product Assurance & Security team is chartered with building & maintaining customer trust through unparalleled security, privacy & assurance of Intel products. This team drives security & assurance governance, identifies emerging threats, secures existing products through mitigations and defines & initiates future security innovations for Intel products.

Other Locations

US, Texas, Austin; US, Oregon, Hillsboro;

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....