Security Research Engineer – Exploit Development (DC-0012)

In this position, you will get the chance to identify, research, and implement known and new vulnerabilities in networking enabled products and developing live exploits for those vulnerabilities to be used in Ixia’s next-generation security testing product line. 


  • Identify and investigate new vulnerabilities in networking enabled devices and complex applications.
  • Develop live exploits for discovered vulnerabilities, to be used in Ixia’s security testing product line.
  • Perform targeted customer and industry research to assist in developing tools and test cases to validate the performance, security, and stability of cyberinfrastructure devices.
  • Compose white papers about your research for publication.
  • Contribute to our well-read blog about any technical topic of interest, including day-to-day work or outside interests, when possible


  • Broad knowledge of networking protocols.
  • Good programming skills in multiple languages (Python, C, Ruby, etc.).
  • Experience working with a variety of network and server equipment.
  • Strong domain knowledge in vulnerability research and exploit development.
  • Creative, problem-solving approach to projects.
  • Communicating and collaborating with others.

Preferred Skills

  • Relevant experience in a security research position.
  • At least one publicly available vulnerability discovery, exploit development, and/or open-source tool.
  • Experience with Agile methodology.

Education and Experience

  • College degree in CS or EE or equivalent experience;
  • 3+ years of security research experience;

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Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.

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