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Sr. Cyber Software Engineer

Centreville, Virginia
Job Type
30 Jul 2022


Job Description:

The Intelligence Group within Leidos is seeking a Senior Cyber Software Engineer to design and develop custom covert and stealth software cyber tools and techniques for operational use.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The ever-evolving Cyber landscape requires the development of innovative technical solutions to support operational cyber missions through research, engineering, and development.

The Cyber SIGINT and Solutions Operation at Leidos is seeking a motivated individual to work in a dynamic environment with a team of Cyber Engineers in reverse engineering, vulnerability research, prototyping, design, software development, integration, and test tasks to develop capabilities against various networking technologies. This work will leverage your experience in supporting cyber activities to analyze, disassemble, and reverse engineer a variety of hardware and software, focusing on networking protocols, communications devices, and emerging technologies. The candidate must be experienced in working within a dynamic team of cyber researchers and engineers through all stages of the product lifecycle - from vulnerability research to development and test.

We are seeking a motivated and diversified Senior Cyber Software Engineer/Embedded Developer with experience in the following areas:

Desired Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience programming techniques to evade host and/or network-based intrusion detection systems
  • 2+ years of experience developing programs to capture, analyze, and interpret raw network traffic
  • 2+ years of experience in network sockets programming including developing packet-level programs, expert packet-level understanding of IP, TCP, and application-level protocols
  • Good understanding of low-level systems internals including, but not limited to, the OS runtime linker/loader, object file formats, file system internals, OS-specific mandatory and discretionary access control mechanisms, and process and thread APIs and data structures
  • 2+ year of experience programming device drivers in Linux variants
  • MIPS Assembly programming experience is a big plus
  • Experience doing agile software development using Atlassian Software Development and Collaboration Tools such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo is a plus

Basic Qualifications.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field and 10+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 8+ years of experience programming in C, C++, and Python
  • 6+ years or experience developing applications in Linux environment
  • 6+ years of experience with programming (or/and):
    • embedded applications
    • cyber tools and techniques
    • cryptographic applications

Preferred Qualifications

Outstanding communication skills, verbally, in correspondence, and in technical documentation.

Ability to conduct effective and efficient meetings

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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  • Job Reference: 672042015-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Centreville, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent