Security Engineering, Associate (Subject Matter Expert)

Lexington Park, MD
Nov 18, 2022
Dec 18, 2022
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain a Secret

Education Required:

BA/BS or HS/GED and Equivalent Work Experience

US Citizenship:



The MIL Corporation is seeking a Security Engineering, Associate (Subject Matter Expert (SME)) with proven full-scale research, development, design, and integration in advanced pen testing tools to support Federal customers at the Naval Air Systems and Command (NAVAIR) located in Patuxent River, MD. Research and development involves using a challenging, offensive mindset to provide design and integration in advance pen testing tools.

  • Deliver subject matter expertise in cyber security and technology topics relevant to research and development
  • Ability to oversee staff and projects
  • Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Leads development and design of offensive and defensive components catered to weapons and control systems
  • Leads repair, modification, or redesign of assigned end items to support the design, development and modification of products using knowledge of data engineering disciplines.
  • Participate in team problem solving efforts
  • Translate mission and component requirements into technical specifications
  • Provide systems engineering support for data design reviews, system behavior modeling, functional flows and descriptions, development of interface control documents and interface description documents
  • Ensure the technical quality of deliverables (reports, software, hardware, services) to customers

Required Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience with network exploitation tools
  • BS or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or related IT discipline recommended
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently within designated timeframes or deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, organizational and analytical skills
  • Expertise with several of the following tools: C, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, Linux and Windows OS
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination.

Desired Qualifications
  • BASH/Python/PowerShell scripting
  • Knowledge of leading-edge penetration testing design and implementation methods


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance . If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship. Please note that the clearance process considers financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
    • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
    • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
    • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.