Hardware and Firmware Hacker

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Hardware and Firmware Hackers to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Hardware and Firmware Hacker will join our multidisciplinary team of engineers to solve technically challenging problems with innovative, cost-effective solutions in support of foreign weapon reverse engineering. This challenging position will allow for the opportunity to contribute immediately to important, meaningful work while working directly with a diverse team of experienced engineers.

Day to day work duties will include disassembly and hacking of missile and radar hardware components in order to understand the hardware operation and gain access to the firmware. This work is very hands on and includes circuit tracing, schematic development, analysis, and powered testing of electrical circuits. Candidate will work on the development of custom circuit boards, embedded software, and test equipment to power, operate, monitor, and characterize the hardware being studied. The position will have responsibility for the characterization and vulnerability analysis of firmware embedded within missile and radar systems. This includes line-by-line analysis and of tracking, guidance, and counter-countermeasures algorithms at the assembly code level.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must demonstrate strong competency using PC or microcontroller-based assembly language.

Candidate must demonstrate strong competency designing and analyzing systems using analog and digital hardware.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

Experience in debugging of complex devices or systems using standard digital and analog test equipment is desired.

Experience working with FPGAs, microprocessors, and digital signal processors in a hands-on environment are desired.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.


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