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Sr. Cyber Software Exploit Engineer


Software Engineer


Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States


Are you seeking a new and challenging position supporting a complex Cybersecurity Program? Well, look no further! This is an exciting time to contribute to a mission-critical program with lasting impactful results. The ever-evolving Cyber landscape requires the development of innovative technical solutions to support operational cyber missions through research, engineering, and development. Leidos is currently looking to add a motivated individual to work in a dynamic environment with a team of Cyber Engineers on programming low-equity exploits. The candidate will perform weaponization/production of proof-of-concept exploits or CVE vulnerabilities, to ensure these capabilities are operationally ready to be used on live information on proof-of-concept exploits.

The candidate will engage with the customer to ensure the product is meeting their operational needs. This position is also responsible for aiding in CNMF J9 exploitation framework development requests.

Primary Responsibilities:

We are seeking a motivated and diversified Sr. Level Cyber Software Exploit Engineer with experience in the following areas:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to analyze a proof-of-concept exploit/CVE vulnerability and engineer it to be as stable and repeatable as possible to meet customer needs.

  • Extensive experience in reverse engineering both compiled binaries and source code to identify and leverage vulnerabilities.

  • Eight+ (8+) years of experience programming in C, C++, and Python

  • Experience in programming in x86 Assembly

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field and ten+ (10+) years of relevant software development experience

  • TS/SCI with polygraph clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferably trained/certified in one of more of the following:

    • Corelan Bootcamp/Advanced

    • ManTech ACTP Windows/Linux/VR&E

    • Offensive Security: OSCP, OSED, OSWE

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.