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Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Mid with Security Clearance

Booz Allen Hamilton
60400.00 - 137000.00 USD Annual
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Security Engineer
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Job Number: R Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Mid
The Opportunity: As an electrical engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to evaluating hardware security implementation in embedded electronics. We're looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to support law enforcement by creating new forensic tools and investigative capabilities. At Booz Allen, you'll use your engineering skills to transform law enforcement. Our team builds digital forensics for investigators to recover user data from electronic devices. That's why we need you, an electrical engineer with an understanding of embedded system design, mobile platforms and architecture, and hardware security concepts to help us design and develop te chn iques for testing memory subsystems, security subsystems, and debugging interfaces on electronic devices. On our team, you'll be part of a mission–oriented engineering group challenged to do the impossible and recover data that may be protected or deleted. You'll impact criminal, counter–threat, and counter–intelligence investigations by applying failure analysis, glitching, and side–channel analysis te chn iques to reverse engineer embedded systems. This is a chance to use your range of embedded systems development and test skills while gaining experience in fault injection, failure analysis, and reverse engineering. Take on exciting challenges in digital forensics with us as we create the tools for cutting–edge investigative capabilities for law enforcement. Join us. The world can't wait. You Have: 1+ years of experience in sof tware development with C, C++, or Python
1+ years of experience with embedded systems development, including firmware development, bare–metal programming, FPGA development, and JTAG
Experience with side–channel analysis te chn iques, including fault–injection, glitching, power analysis, and electromagnetic interference
Top Secret clearance Bachelor's degree in EE or Computer Engineering Nice If You Have: Experience working with Operating System code
Experience with Reverse Engineering using Ghidra or IDA Pro
Experience with Fault Injection and Failure Analysis
Experience developing side–channel attacks
Knowledge of secure boot processes
Knowledge of Cryptography
Knowledge of Flash memory and RAM concepts Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information ; Top Secret clearance is required. Create Your Career: Grow With Us Your growth matters to us–that's why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs , tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm–sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. A Place Where You Belong Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen's culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you'll develop your community in no time. Support Your Well–Being Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401 ( k ) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we'll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life–at work and at home. Your Candidate Journey At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we've compiled a list of resources so you'll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. Compensation At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well–being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work–life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full–time and part–time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page. Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract–specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date. Work Model
Our people–first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely. If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role. EEO Commitment We're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. DRE1

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