Are you seeking a new and challenging position supporting a complex Cybersecurity Program? Well, look no further! This is an exciting time to contribute to a mission-critical program with lasting impactful results. The ever-evolving Cyber landscape requires the development of innovative technical solutions to support operational cyber missions through research, engineering, and development. Leidos is currently looking to add a motivated individual to work in a dynamic environment with a team of Cyber Engineers on programming 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.
This work will leverage your experience in supporting cyber activities by implementing programming techniques to evade host and/or network-based intrusion detection systems. 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 Sr. Cyber Software Engineer/Embedded Developer with experience in the following areas:
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):
cyber tools and techniques
Two+ (2+) years of experience programming techniques to evade host and/or network-based intrusion detection systems
Two+ (2+) years of experience developing programs to capture, analyze, and interpret raw network traffic
Two+ (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
Two+ (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
Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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