Entegra Systems

  • Embedded Hardware Reverse Engineering (PCBs, ASICs, FPGA)

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2019 10:23 AM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    TS/SCI with FSP
  • Job Description


    o   Acquire images to perform the physical deprocessing of integrated circuits (ICs).

    o   Investigate and develop techniques to reduce or remove noise, balance intensity levels, and improve linearity of integrated circuit in all SEM captured images. 

    o   Perform image analysis/processing tools to complete image capture requirements. 


    o   Analyze the functionality of a hardware device

    o   Identify its security weaknesses/strengths

    o   Provide guidance for further enhancements

    o   Develop exploits to defeat hardware imposed security mechanisms that may enable retrieval of information stored within the device

    o   Use commercial design tools such as Cadence, Hercules, and Formality


    o   Develop/enhance software tools and the associated graphical user interfaces (GUIs) to analyze, annotate and enhance images produced by any of the image acquisition tool systems

    o   Develop software programs in various programming languages (e.g. Python, C/C++/C#, Perl) in order to;

    • Implement image processing/manipulation algorithms.
    • Analyze digital logic and other circuit schematics.
    • Analyze large quantities of hardware-related data from a variety of sources.
    • Provide efficient software user interfaces.

    Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or similiar) and at least seven years of relevant experience.  Current TS/SCI required


    Entegra Systems designs, develops and deploys advanced technology and performs critical analytical roles to support our nation’s most important intelligence missions.  Whether as a valued partner to other leading contractors, or directly for federal customers, Entegra brings innovative thinking, top-tier talent, and a positive attitude to every aspect of every project. Ethics and integrity are at the heart of our name, our brand, our people, our product, our way of doing business. Ethics and integrity are our core values that guide everything we do.


    The work is challenging. The team is top-notch. The benefits are almost too good to be true.


    There’s a reason Entegra is such a terrific place to work. Our founders looked at their own experiences as employees, and consciously decided to create a workplace that represented the “best of the best” of where they’d worked before. And make it even better.


    Competitive pay is a given, though at Entegra, you do get paid for every hour you work. Our benefits have become something of a legend in our community. They’re that good. Because our people are our most important investment.  Everybody gets time and budget for training.  And we always work with our people to make sure their careers are on trajectories that work for them and us.


    We’re not a company that’s just about filling seats. We’re about filling expectations — for our clients, our staff, our company.  You’ll also find here a diverse, collegial atmosphere marked by mutual respect.  Best of all, you’ll do important work with talented people. And you’ll make a difference for your country.


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