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Hardware Security Engineer/Embedded Security Engineer USA

Hardware Security Engineer/Embedded Security Engineer Description

Job #: 51694
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

This position is open for anywhere in the USA. (Potential relocation to Boston, MA)


EPAM Cyber R&D Lab are expanding our established team. We are looking for a talented Security Engineer with experience in hardware development, exploit development and reverse engineering. The Hardware Security Engineer will be responsible for carrying out assessments as part of customer engagements and must have the willingness to carry out independent research.

We are looking for an individual with good communication skills and a strong passion for electronics and hardware design. You should be motivated to keep up with current technologies and maintain an awareness of industry trends and threats. Internal training will be provided to develop qualities required for conducting independent research.

You are encouraged to apply even if you do not meet all the requirements for the role. This is a great opportunity to join a talented team and take the next step in your career.

What You’ll Do

  • Embedded security research: SCADA/ICS, IoT, ATM, Point of Sales, network devices, biometrics
  • Proprietary protocol reverse-engineering and Wireshark dissector development on LUA
  • Undocumented functionality and vulnerability research
  • PoC development
  • Test environment setup and configuration
  • Report generation
  • Independent research
  • Presenting research at conferences

What You Have

  • A degree in an associated field and/or other advanced certification along with significant experience
  • 4+ years of security experience including hardware development and/or exploit development or reverse engineering
  • Strong C/C++/Assembler programming/RE skills
  • Proficiency in using common electronics and embedded analysis/debug tools such as Oscilloscopes and Logic Analysers
  • Experience working with GPIO, UART, SPI, I2C, and CAN protocols
  • Experience in reverse engineering PCBs and components
  • Knowledge of industry's security attack and defence dynamics
  • Ability to track the latest security vulnerabilities
  • Good communication skills

Nice to have

  • Practical cryptanalysis, evaluation of weaknesses in crypto-primitives implementation
  • Experience in low-level application development (ARM, MIPS architectures)

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

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