Cyber Software Engineer 4 (Security Clearance required)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Join Northrop Grumman Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron we are designing systems that science fiction writers describe they are just that cool! Remember when you were eager about getting to work because of the excitement of the challenge, the importance of the solution, and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place! As a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation located in Cincinnati Ohio, Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You'll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with team members at all levels. We are seeking cleared or clearable Cyber Software Engineers to join the Software Systems Engineering team. NGC Cyber Software Engineers lead the technical design and implementation of advanced cyber capabilities. This position requires system and/or subsystem design leadership and significant direct technical contribution in a domain specialty such as: Reverse Engineering, Embedded programming, Network Protocol development, OS internals, or User Mode Application development. Ideal candidates will have significant experience with the design and execution of advanced cyber software development programs. Less experienced candidates able to demonstrate high technological aptitude and a willingness to learn non-traditional development concepts are equally qualified for this position. Typical teams are 5-10 people and require engineers to have diverse skillsets that apply to the entire lifecycle of a program. This position allows the candidate to have direct contact with our end customers and operators of our products allowing for pragmatic and early feedback from the user community during the design process. You should apply for this role if you: - Want to make an impact and are ready to take ownership and responsibility for your work - Are interested in growing as both an engineer and a teammate - Are willing to try new things and work with a diverse group of people - Either have experience with or are interested in working in defense - Have a solid understanding of software systems engineering - Exhibit significant experience with the design and execution of advanced cyber software development programs Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant experience OR Master's Degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR PhD and 4 years of relevant experience or 13 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree. Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required Experience programming with low level programming languages (C, C++, Python, and/or Assembly) and/or experience developing lower layer network protocols (IP, TCP, UDP) Preferred Qualifications: Strong C / Python programming language experience Familiarity with Assembly Languages (x86, x64, MIPS, PPC, or ARM) Development of lower level networking protocols such as IP, TCP, and UDP Understanding of return oriented programming (ROP) concepts and execution Conceptual design experience and development of forward deployed red team capabilities Ability to develop and implement shell code Recent design experience and a track record of successful designs Familiarity with common source control tools (git, Mercurial, etc.) and automated build system workflows (Jenkins, Go, etc.) Related publications, patents, and/or invention disclosures Ability to understand secure / insecure programming concepts (format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.) Experience with wireless systems and/or software-definable radios Active Top Secret Clearance This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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