Senior Security Researcher


About The Position

Cervello is a global leader in the field of railway cybersecurity, on a mission to enable the safest, best-performing, most reliable, and resilient railway operation worldwide.

We are rapidly growing and are on the hunt for highly-driven senior security research to join our exciting ride and play a significant role in the company's growth. If you are looking to hop on the innovation train and pave the way for cyber-safe railway journeys, you belong with us! We look for all-stars, self-starters, and quick learners. We embrace bold ideas, encourage experimentation, challenge ourselves, and believe that people are our most important asset. Every team member counts.

We invite you to join a team of mission-oriented, creative, enthusiastic, talented, and hard-working people, all joining forces for a game-changing cause. If you’re driven by the challenge and wish to have an impact on one of the most fascinating fields in cybersecurity today, we are waiting for you!

Job description

  • Expose and exploit new vulnerabilities in railway systems
  • Be part of the Software Security Engineering Team as a hands-on engineer.
  • Research communication networks and protocols
  • Take ideas from design to deployment
  • Create and lead the architecture and design of our cyberattack framework


  • 4+ years of relevant industry hands-on experience in cybersecurity
  • 3+ years of relevant industry hands-on experience in software development in one or more of the following: Python, C/C++, Java, Go.
  • Experience with vulnerability research and analysis including reverse engineering and exploit development
  • Experience in performing hands-on penetration testing
  • Knowledge and understanding of networking and internet protocols
  • A quick learner, ready to work in a fast-paced multi-task environment
  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • Ability to assume ownership of goals and products, and take part in all development stages
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience


  • Knowledge and understanding of mobile and GSM protocols
  • Operating system internals including memory/process/thread management
  • Deep knowledge of Linux internals, network protocols, and cryptography standards

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