Software Engineer - Research (Reverse Engineering)
at GrammaTech
Software DeveloperFull TimeUSA
Develop new tools and integrate existing tools to advance the state-of-the-art in software reverse engineering and binary analysis. Application areas include: decompilation, firmware analysis and patching, software architecture recovery, and software functionality identification. Location:Preference is for this candidate to be located in our office in Ithaca, NY.  Although, management may consider a remote employee when there is a strong match of skills and experience.  (If Remote, must be in USA Only.)


  • Execute all phases of the software development lifecycle on existing codebases and new implementations
  • Write and maintain well-designed, documented, testable code and address quality assurance issues
  • Communicate task progress via verbal and written reports to keep stakeholders up to date on project progress
  • Prepare software deliveries for demonstrations, evaluations and customer transitions
  • Support demonstration events and customer installation and usage to ensure a smooth and successful evaluation


  • Experience working with at least one assembly language (x86, ARM, MIPS, etc.)
  • Advanced software application development skills inC/C++ and Python 
  • Ph.D. in computer science - or - BS in computer science or equivalent with 3+ years' experience
  • Experience with reverse engineering tools (e.g. IDA Pro, radare2, binwalk, etc.)
  • Experience with firmware and/or RTOS development, configuration, deployment and/or emulation
  • Experience with fuzzers, at least using and configuring them; experience with AFL especially useful
  • Experience with symbolic execution
 About the Company 
Innovation is at the heart of GrammaTech, and we are constantly pushing the boundaries of software research and development–from software assurance and software integrity to cyber‐security, threat mitigation and autonomic computing. We develop new technologies and see the results of our research incorporated into tools used by engineers and security professionals worldwide. GrammaTech was founded in 1988, with the firmly‐grounded purpose of helping today’s organizations develop tomorrow’s software. With a focus on the evolving cyber‐security landscape, software hardening and intelligent systems, we tackle the most challenging software issues through a constant stream of highly innovative research and commercial development programs. Headquartered in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York, we have offices in Ithaca, NY, Bethesda, MD, and Madison, WI, as well as opportunities for remote employment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health care plan options, a generous paid time off program, flexible hours, company‐sponsored employee pension plan, and opportunities for professional and personal development. 
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