Vulnerability Research Engineer

Employer
ENSCO
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Engineering, Research
Hours
Full Time
Req ID 995BR Recruiter Julie Lawrence Industry Job Title Vulnerability Research Engineer Internal Position Title Sr. Staff Engineer Employment Status Regular Full-time Location Springfield, VA Contract Award Contingency Yes Job Description ENSCO, Inc. is seeking an experienced, motivated Vulnerability Research Engineer who is knowledgeable in the areas of identification and characterization of Windows operating system vulnerabilities. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to put your passion and experience to work supporting National Security efforts! The successful candidate will support ENSCO's growing Northern Virginia region technology business. The candidate will work with team members who possess diverse backgrounds (systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer software design, etc.) and will be part of a Government contractor team working in facilities in Northern Virginia. The candidate will have the opportunity to immerse him or herself in the ever-changing environment of cutting edge technologies that are key to ENSCO's business.Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:*Identification of vulnerabilities of Windows systems.*Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot software issues in conjunction with other staff to ensure timely response actions to development activities.*Conduct necessary software engineering and related functions to modify and adapt vendor-manufactured software to meet special government needs and contingencies. Qualifications Required (Skills) *Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering; or equivalent.*10 years' experience as a software engineer in Windows environments*7 to 10 years programming experience in C/C++ on Windows computers.*7 to 10 years' experience in user and/or kernel mode debuggers.*Capable of assisting with design of new products and processes and improvising and maintaining existing products.*Knowledgeable of software tools charactering vulnerabilities in Windows computer systems.*Experience conducting vulnerability research in Windows/Unix/Linux operating systems*Ability to provide technical leadership to less experienced engineers.*Apply approved reverse engineering procedures and develop new procedures for characterizing software systems.*Good communication skills to communicate with other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion.*MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR WHICH YOU MUST BE A US CITIZEN. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT. General Education/Years of Experience BS or equiv; min 10 yrs prof exp US Citizenship Yes Security Clearance Level TS/SCI Drug Screen Type None Export Control and Licensing None Background Check Type 7 year Qualifications Desired *Strong background in assembly languages, fizzers, and dissemblers.*Functional knowledge of OS internals, networking, and software engineering principles. *MNSTR Division Description The National Security Solutions (NSS) Division provides security solutions for the United States government. NSS employees offer a multi-disciplinary approach to solve some of the most challenging technical problems in complex operational environments. Our areas of expertise are in sensor development and integration; chemical, biological and geophysical phenomenology; software applications and modeling; and operational applications of technology. Key customers include the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.