The ANNEX team in the Intel division at Leidos currently has an opening for an Offensive Software Engineer to work in the Reston area. In support of an Intel program, the engineer will develop, maintain and enhance complex and diverse cyber tools. 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.
Conduct vulnerability and malware research and developing offensive capabilities against Mobile IoT and Network devices
Reverse engineer threats to determine methods of exploitation
Conduct research on innovative offensive tools and techniques, developing payloads, and manipulating code execution
Architecting application security and conducting software evaluations (known risks and/or static and dynamic code analysis)
Experience with/use of IdaPro or Ghidra on devices to evaluate products to identify vulnerabilities for exploitation
Recommending mitigations for, or patching known vulnerabilities
Assessing web application vulnerabilities, tracking code releases
Automating penetration testing and fuzzing
Configuration and implementation of data link, network, and transport layer protocols
Creating and developing multi-architecture cross-compiled projects
Apply understanding of technical issues surrounding the designing, building, and testing of cyber tools
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Understanding of public exploits and awareness of new/unpublished techniques
Serve as a technical lead on large, complex projects.
Mentors and coaches other technical staff.
Master's degree and 15+ years of experience
May possess a Doctorate in technical domain
Viewed as a subject matter expert and within the field by peers within and outside the organization
Experience with ARM, PowerPC, and MIPS assembly
Operating System and Kernel level development experience
Vulnerability research or software reverse engineering skills
Top Secret, SCI security clearance with polygraph
Operating System and Kernel level development experience
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
Clearance: Candidates must be a US citizen at a minimum with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration
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