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Parsons Corporation Software Engineer (Reverse Engineer) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

We are a global industry leader harnessing the power of innovation for people who want to change the world and help our customers solve their most complex challenges. We're a company of thinkers, innovators, and protectors. Our people don't just generate big ideas-they bring them to life. Ready to be part of a cutting edge growing Cyber Security project that will make a huge impact on the DOD/Intel community? This exciting program includes performing software engineering, reverse engineering, and vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities. Support assessments of large-scale weapons systems and other national security operations. We need our developers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward.

Responsibilities:

  • Performing Software Engineering and vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities.

  • Work with customers directly performing full cycle system engineering, gathering requirements and source code, to technical documentation and specifications.

  • Performing long term, in depth vulnerability assessments using reverse engineering, kernel debugging, and exploitation technologies.

  • Engineers are encouraged to be creative and exhaust every technical avenue to uncover weaknesses of the system and exploit them.

  • The feasibility and impact of the findings will often require team members to develop prototype exploitation based on identified vulnerabilities.

Qualifications:

  • H.S. diploma and 5 + years in software development and maintenance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, can be applied for 4 years credit; Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, can be applied for 6 years credit

  • Experience in x86/x64 assembly, software reverse engineering, kernel debugging, and protocol stacks

  • Experience developing computer exploits

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Preferred/Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Software Reverse Engineering with at least 1 of the following tool or an equivalent: IDAPro, GDB, WinDbg, Immunity/OllyDbg

  • Experience in malware analysis and mitigation techniques

  • Strong understanding of the Windows and Linux Operating System internals and APIs

  • Knowledge of analyzing shellcode, packed and obfuscated and the associated algorithms a plusAre you ready to be part of a cutting edge cybersecurity project that will make a huge impact on the security of DOD/Intel community? If you're interested in leveraging your software development skills to perform reverse engineering, code analysis, and vulnerability research, we have the ideal role for you to start your new career path at Parsons!On our recently awarded program, you'll get the chance to leverage your existing software development knowledge and improve your skills (or gain new skills) while performing reverse engineering, code analysis, and vulnerability research alongside our subject matter experts, helping perform assessments of large-scale weapons systems to help improve our nation's security. In this role you will:

  • Perform Software Engineering and vulnerability research, utilizing an OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) mindset to perform DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities.

  • Perform long term, in depth vulnerability assessments using code analysis, reverse engineering, vulnerability research, and exploitation technologies

  • Exercise your creativity and exhaust every technical avenue to uncover weaknesses of systems and exploit them to yield mission effects

  • Develop prototype exploits based on identified vulnerabilities

  • Occasionally travel (CONUS and OCONUS)

  • Required Qualifications:

  • ACTIVE TS/SCI POLY clearance

  • 5+ years of software development experience with a HS diploma

  • OR

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field + 1 year of experience

  • OR

  • Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field

  • Software development skills

  • ACTIVE TS/SCI POLY clearance Desired Qualifications:

  • C/C++ Software Development Experience

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Pearl, etc

  • Experience in host and network analysis to identify and characterize anomalies and vulnerabilities in the platform

  • Experience documenting findings in reports and briefings

  • Security certifications a plus: CISSP, C|EH, CREA, GPEN, GREM, OSCP, OSCE

Position is location in Annapolis Junction with some travel and meetings to Linthicum Heights area. Occasional CONUS and OCONUS travel will occur as well.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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