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We are seeking cleared or clearable Senior Cyber Software Engineers who are self-motivated and energetic with a background in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical discipline.
This position involves developing solutions to national security threats with products that may involve kernel development, reverse engineering or vulnerability research of network and communication systems. The position requires solid software development skills including a familiarity with scripting languages. Knowledge of computer networking, modern software development environments, embedded programming, and software configuration management tools is a plus.
Kernel Mode (Windows, Linux) programming (C, C++, Assembly)
Reverse Engineering using IDAPro/Ghidra (x86, x64, MIPS, PPC, or ARM)
Vulnerability Research and Analysis
Customize network communication protocols
Network Programming (C/C++)
Network protocols TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, SSL, etc…
High level software architecture and DevSecOps
Basic Qualifications :
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and 14 years of programming experience OR M.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and 12 years of programming experience OR Ph.D. and 9 years of relevant work experience. NOTE: 4 years of relevant work experience can be substituted for the degree.
US Citizenship is required
The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance prior to starting (NG will sponsor)
Demonstrated software programming experience in C/C++ Demonstrated software architecture experience
Experience with a debugging or system analysis tool (i.e. Wireshark, WinDBG, JTAG debuggers)
Technical leadership experience of small (3+) teams of engineers
Experience in two or more of the Essential Functions (listed above)
Active Top Secret security clearance
Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
Experience with SDLC (software development life cycle)
Experience with virtual machine technology
Understanding of return oriented programming (ROP) concepts and execution
Ability to develop and implement shell code.
Ability to understand secure / insecure programming concepts (format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.)
Familiarity with common source control tools (git, gitlab, etc.) and automated build system workflows (Jenkins, Go, etc.)
Experience with the Agile methodology
This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
Salary Range: $161,000 - $241,000
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.