Cisco seeks embedded security researcher

Cisco Advisory Security Services is at the forefront of securing today’s emerging technologies. Consulting activities include analyzing, evaluating, and assessing a variety of complex embedded systems. Candidate must be capable of analyzing, dissecting, and attacking hardware.

* Working knowledge of fundamental electronics concepts including passive components and transistors
* Familiarity with various pieces of electrical test equipment
* Identify and interface with hardware attack vectors. (UART, JTAG, SWD, NVRAM, Flash, USB Peripherals, SD Cards, etc)
* Physically interfacing with processors / electrical buses
* Protocol reverse engineering and fuzzing
* Reverse engineer firmware targeting ARM / PPC
* Bus message analysis, instrumentation, and fault injection (SPI, I2C, USB, CAN, LIN)
* Network message instrumentation, collection and analysis (TCP/IP, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G)
* Practical experience with RF systems and SDR
* Practical experience glitching hardware
* Practical experience identifying and executing side channel attacks

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