Software Assurance - SwA - Analyst (Software Engineering, Associate)

Lexington Park, MD
Mar 31, 2023
Apr 22, 2023
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain a Top Secret

Education Required:


US Citizenship:



The MIL Corporation located in Lexington Park MD supporting Naval Aviation Acquisition Programs has an exciting opportunity as a Software Assurance (SwA) Analyst (Software Engineering, Associate) supporting a major ACATI development program. MIL provides a full range of cyber security services under our current contracts including cyber vulnerability research, s/w and h/w penetration testing, reverse engineering, support NAVAIR Red Team and direct support to Naval Aviation Acquisition Programs providing Systems Security Engineering expertise. This position will be based onsite (hybrid remote) in Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Patuxent River MD.

  • Provide the government with a level of confidence that software functions as intended and is free of vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure security is addressed holistically and systematically throughout the program System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Develop and maintain SwA processes and practices to discover and diagnose software throughout the SDLC.
  • Perform static code analysis, dynamic code analysis, spidering, software penetration testing, database vulnerability assessment, web service testing, discovery scanning, and fuzzing.
  • Conduct code scans in support of requests for the addition of software to the Supported Products List (SPL) and in support of code changes to new or existing applications.
  • Leverage the Common Weakness Scoring System (CWSS) to score software discovered vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze the relationships between components and identify flaws at the architectural level.
  • Validate controls are properly implemented as part of the corresponding Risk Management Framework (RMF) package in Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).
  • Participate in meetings required to document the program requirements and produce a Software Assurance Plan (SwAP) to be included in the weapon system Program Protection Plan (PPP).

Required Qualifications
  • Programming experience in Windows, UNIX and Linux C, C++, Java and assembly language.
  • Demonstrates successful track record for delivering successful software products.
  • Demonstrates expert-level experience with the planning, coordinating, scheduling, resourcing, tracking, documenting, executing, and analyzing audits and inspections within an organization.
  • Demonstrates experience with applying compliance standards to large and complex IT environments.
  • Demonstrates expert-level understanding of vulnerabilities/weaknesses across complex IT environments and ability to understand the applicability of security standards across technologies.
  • 8570 IAT-Level I certifications.
  • Knowledge and experience with SwA tools

Desired Qualifications
  • The following certifications are not required, but are highly desired in a candidate:
    • EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (ECSP)
    • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
    • GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java (GSSP-JAVA)
    • GIAC Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB)
    • GIAC Secure Software Programmer-.NET (GSSP-NET)
  • Additional certifications which are desired are:
    • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES)


Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering Discipline and 7+ years of experience is required. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance ; 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.

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