This position will allow for clearance sponsorship up to a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance. US Citizenship is required.
Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer for the Reston/Chantilly, VA areas. In support of a DoD/intel program, the engineer will develop, maintain and enhance complex and diverse software systems. The engineer will support research, engineering, and development of innovative solutions to support operational cyber missions. Work includes engineering robust infrastructure, end-point capabilities, and command and control systems. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a team.
Performing C/C++, Python, x64 assembly, and kernel software development
Apply knowledge/experience developing and testing software tools and applications on Windows and Linux systems for 32-bit and 64-bit systems
Apply understanding of technical issues surrounding the designing, building and testing of software development kits supporting Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms and frameworks
Apply coding experience on Intel or AMD platforms
Apply understanding of cryptographic protocols and compression technologies and their implementation in C/C++
Understanding of computer, network exploitation techniques and methodologies to include application and mitigation techniques
Understanding of public exploits and awareness of new/unpublished techniques
Ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration. US Citizenship is required.
BS in Computer Science
Performing C/C++ programming
Operating System and Kernel level development experience
Vulnerability research or software reverse engineering skills
Top Secret, SCI security clearance with polygraph
Understanding of operating system internals for Windows, iOS, Linux, and/or Android, such as process synchronization techniques (i.e., semaphores, messages, threading), process scheduling, resource and device access
Mobile development experience
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000.00
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Security Research and Development
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information 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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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