Smart and ambitious CS and EE majors are encouraged to submit their resumes to join our team of elite software consultants. Quandary Peak Research provides computer science expertise to companies and government agencies engaged in large M&A transactions, high-stakes lawsuits, and high-profile investigations involving software. We help our clients understand complex web and cloud applications, smartphones, databases, operating systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, internet-of-things, digital media, embedded systems, blockchain, and more.

As a member of our small and growing team, you will work with tech executives, trial attorneys, and leading professors in the field. You will analyze and explain technical evidence in lawsuits stemming from software patents, catastrophic software failures, theft of trade secrets, and other matters. You will evaluate the quality and potential of hot tech startups. You will verify that safety-critical and mission-critical health and financial systems comply with government rules and industry standards. This is a unique opportunity for CS and EE majors with an interest in image processing, computer graphics, databases, networks, mobile devices, Internet systems, information security, or digital audio and video.

  • Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
  • Compensation: Up to $160K+ in total compensation including salary, bonus, health benefits, 401(k) plan with match, relocation assistance, and more
  • Location: Los Angeles or Silicon Valley
  • Education Required: B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • Travel Required: Approximately 25% travel to major U.S. cities


New consultants are responsible for analyzing software systems and presenting clear, concise explanations of findings to senior team members and clients.

  • Reverse engineer software applications and operating systems.
  • Investigate the causes of software failures.
  • Compare software designs for similarities and differences.
  • Estimate the cost of software projects.
  • Evaluate the quality of developed software.
  • Assess the integrity of digital records and document metadata.
  • Write descriptions of the structure and behavior of complex systems.
  • Present technical findings to a non-technical audience and answer questions.


  • Outstanding programming ability in Java and C++.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Job Highlights

  • Be on the front lines of high-profile, high-stakes lawsuits between major multinational corporations.
  • Collaborate with distinguished professors and tech industry leaders.
  • Become an expert in a broad and diverse set of technologies and continually expand and strengthen your knowledge, skills, and credentials.
  • Participate in a variety of different types of projects to keep things fun and interesting.
  • Contribute meaningfully to determining the strategic direction of our company.

About Quandary Peak Research

Quandary Peak Research is a Los Angeles-based consulting group that provides computer and software expertise to companies, government agencies, inventors, and attorneys. Our client list includes companies like Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Nokia, Berkshire Hathaway, Walmart and others. We thrive on unraveling tough technical problems and being the go-to experts for any technical question.

Candidates should send their resume and a brief cover letter to