Offensive Software Engineer
Job #: R-00065033 Location: Reston, VA Category: Cyber Security Research and Development Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time Travel Required: No Shift: Day Potential for Telework: No Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph Referral Eligibility : Eligible Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00 Group: Intelligence 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. Primary Responsibilities 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methodologies to include application and mitigation techniques Understanding of public exploits and awareness of new/unpublished techniques Ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration.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. Basic Qualifications BS in Computer Science Performing C/C++ programming Operating System and Kernel level development experience Vulnerability research or software reverse engineering skills Preferred Qualifications Top Secret, SCI security clearance with polygraph Understanding of operating system internals for Windows, iOS, Linux, and/or Android, such as process synchronization techniques (ie, semaphores, messages, threading), process scheduling, resource and device access Pay Range: COVID Response Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. Leidos is a Fortune 500(R) 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 . Pay and Benefits Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. 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