General Dynamics Mission Systems

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Reverse/Software Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Fredericksburg, US

Posted this week

About the Job

Salary - $140000 - $165000/Year

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced they’re often classified. That’s what you’ll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here you’ll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, it’s time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

As a Reverse/Software Engineer, you’ll conduct network or software vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques. We’ll rely on you to perform vulnerability analysis and exploitation of applications, operating systems or networks. You’ll also conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques.

PERKS: This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000 for New Hires

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience
  • Expertise with firmware and embedded software
  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
  • Understanding and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Consistently displays high performance attributes
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

Representative Duties and Tasks:

  • Experience working on projects in the field of hardware, software, operating systems and IP protocol reverse engineering
  • Extracts and analyzes firmware or embedded software
  • Analyzes, decomposes, disassembles code, performs static code analysis, kernel-level debugging, and debugs and modifies software
  • Work often involves software operating systems, malware or electronic signals
  • Programs with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, or the bash shell.
  • Programs in C and assembly languages
  • Involved in Protocol Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Research, Rapid Prototyping of proof of concept capabilities
  • Protocol analysis of different systems such as USB (1.1,2.0,3.0), Serial, wireless (i.e. 802.11 B/G/N/AC, Zigbee, Bluetooth, RF and NFC) and cellular (3g, 4G/LTE, 5G).
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques
  • Performs analysis of complex software systems to determine both functionality and intent of software systems
  • Experience working with mobile devices, and mobile operating system internals
  • Contributes to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) hardware, and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
  • Proficient with using and administering the Linux operating system
  • Proficient knowledge and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
  • Proficient ability to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
  • Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
  • Proficient ability to handle more complex assignments
  • Shows proficient initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Proficient ability to use scripting languages such as Python, Perl, bash
  • Proficient knowledge in low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux, or Windows environment

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Clearance Requirements:

Must hold an Active DoD Top Secret security clearance at time of hire Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $140,000.00 - $165,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Software Engineering: 5 years (Required)
  • Cybersecurity: 3 years (Preferred)

Security clearance:

  • Top Secret (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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