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[vox-jobs] WANTED: Sr. Network Security R&D Engineer - Austin, TX (fwd)
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[vox-jobs] WANTED: Sr. Network Security R&D Engineer - Austin, TX (fwd)



---------- Forwarded Message ----------
Date: Thursday, March 20, 2003 14:40:27 +0000
From: Amber Nelson <amber@tippingpoint.com>
To: securityjobs@securityfocus.com
Subject: WANTED:  Sr. Network Security R&D Engineer - Austin, TX



TippingPoint Technologies
Senior Network Security R&D Engineer

Position Description
In this position, the engineer is primarily responsible for analyzing
security vulnerabilities and writing attack filters for the TippingPoint
UnityOne Security Appliance. The engineer will also assist with
penetration testing of the UnityOne product line, and with the design and
development of advanced UnityOne security features. This is a senior
level  technical position with a highly competitive compensation package.

Position Requirements
	Fundamental knowledge of the security industry. Must be familiar
with security technologies in general, and how to deploy and manage
firewalls and intrusion detection systems in particular. Real world
experience working as an IDS analyst and/or enterprise security
administrator is a plus. Real world experience designing IDS signatures
is  a plus. Experience working as a developer on a shipping product is a
plus.

	In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking. Must be able to
demonstrate technical understanding of all layers of the protocol stack,
including mastery of IP and TCP and familiarity with major application-
layer protocols such as SMB, HTTP, SMTP, and DNS. Must be able to read
and  understand a packet trace.

	In-depth understanding of a variety of network attacks. Examples
are buffer overflows, reconnaissance scanning, denial of service attacks
and evasive methods attackers use to avoid detection. Must be able to
demonstrate a minimum level of familiarity with well-known
vulnerabilities  and exploits.

	Comfortable researching vulnerabilities by reading source code
written in a variety of languages including C, perl and python. Assembly
language skills a plus. Capable of building a network test environment
and  performing black box analysis to learn the behavior of a
vulnerability.  VMware experience is a plus. Custom (self-written tools)
penetration  testing experience is a plus.

	Solid programming skills in at least one language. Must be able to
program productively at a practical level of sophistication in at least
one language of the candidate&#8217;s choosing. Must be able to build
solid,  well-documented development and testing tools.

	Preference will be given to candidates with Master&#8217;s degrees and
higher in relevant technical fields. However, there is no hard minimum
education requirement, and all applicants are invited to submit a written
technical analysis of any remote security vulnerability in order to
showcase their abilities and distinguish themselves from other candidates.

Apply:  jobs@tippingpoint.com - include Network Security R&D in subject

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