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Embedded Systems Security Engineer CTISL- 970

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Embedded Systems Security Engineer CTISL- 970
JobID: 970
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: Embedded Systems Security Engineer CTISL-809

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta, GA is seeking an experienced Embedded Systems Security Engineer who has interest in intellectually challenging and rewarding work. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows work / life balance and opportunity for growth. GTRI employee about 2000 employees working in 8 labs across 14 locations with a main campus in Atlanta, Ga.

This opportunity is with our Cyber Technology and Information Security lab.

Cyber Technology and Information Security Laboratory (CTISL). CTISL conducts applied research focused on cyber threats and countermeasures, secure multi-level information sharing, resilient command and control network architectures, reverse engineering, vulnerability identification, and high performance computing and analytics. CTISL engineers develop and apply cutting edge technologies in computing, network architectures, signal and protocol analysis, network forensics, malware analysis, and reverse engineering (hardware and software) to solve the tough problems.  To learn more about CTISL, please visit

INTERNAL TITLE: Research Engineer/Scientist I/II


Assess security vulnerabilities associated with wireless systems.

This position is responsible for assessing security vulnerabilities associated with a wide variety of wireless systems including military, commercial and industrial wireless networks.  In this role you may work with embedded system development, reverse engineering, exploit development, hacking, IDA Pro and/or protocol fuzzing tools is highly recommended.


  • US Citizenship AND/ OR the ability to get a security clearance
  • BS, MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience with embedded system development for wireless devices.
  • Familiarity with communications protocol stack, especially lower layers. 
  • Software reverse engineering with IDAPro or other tools. 
  • Experience with digital processing circuit board design and/or testing including use of logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc. 
  • Vulnerability analysis/exploit development using tools such as protocol fuzzers, Metasploit, Backtrack or others. 


  • Broad programming skills to support analysis efforts in any programming environment which may be encountered during testing.
  • active clearance a major plus.




The Georgia Tech Research Institute has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle 4 of the last 5 years. GTRI is a great place for intellectually curious, world class technology oriented engineering and scientific talent to work. Our projects are challenging, expanding and cutting edge applied research. In addition we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, professional growth, freedom for approved outside consulting, and a defined career growth strategy.

GTRI employee over 950 world class engineers and scientists. We recruit talent from such diverse areas as: Cyber Security Jobs, Big Data Jobs and Data Intelligence Jobs, Computer Science Jobs, Software Engineering Jobs, High Performance Computing Jobs ( HPC Jobs ), Hardware Design Jobs, Embedded System Design Jobs, Communication Systems Design Jobs, High Speed Networks Jobs,  Electromagnetics Jobs ( EM Jobs ) including Radar Systems Jobs, Antenna Design Jobs, Electronic Warfare Jobs( EW Jobs ), Sensor Design Jobs, Intelligent Systems Jobs, Systems Engineering Jobs and others. 

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