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Cyber Engineer ( R-00053604 )


Applications Engineer



Columbia, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

The CSS Operation at Leidos is seeking a motivated individual to work in a dynamic environment with a team of Cyber Engineers in reverse engineering, vulnerability research, prototyping, design, development, integration, and test tasks to develop capabilities against various networking devices. This work will leverage your ability to deconstruct and tear-down of a variety of hardware and software, focusing on network devices and technologies, and developing capabilities to utilize the vulnerabilities discovered. The candidate must be experienced in working with a dynamic team of cyber researchers and engineers through all stages of the product lifecycle – from vulnerability research to development and test.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have at minimum an active TS//SCI Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems or applicable engineering field and 4-8 years of experience in a commercial, Government, or academic setting

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience programming in Assembly, C, C++, Java, Perl, and/or Python

  • Experience performing open source research & vulnerability analysis

  • Experience utilizing reverse engineering tools such as IDA Pro to analyze firmware of embedded devices

  • Experience using commercial off the shelf (COTS), and free open source (FOS) debugging and analyzer tools

  • Ability to analyze network traffic for vulnerabilities

  • Demonstrated experience with scripting and programming languages

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with disassembly of HW

  • Demonstrated experience programming techniques to evade host and/or network-based intrusion detection systems

  • Demonstrated experience developing programs to capture, analyze, and interpret raw network traffic

  • Demonstrated experience with network sockets programming including developing packet-level programs, expert packet-level understanding of IP, TCP, and application-level protocols

  • Demonstrated understanding of IP, TCP, and application-level protocols

  • Demonstrated experience with programming cyber tools and techniques for the US Government or commercial sector

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Cyber Security Research and Development

Pay Range: