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Junior Offensive Software Engineer

Leidos Reston Full-Time
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Job Requisition:

Junior Offensive Software Engineer



Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Junior Software Engineer for the Reston/Chantilly, VA areas. In support of a DoD/intel program, the engineer will develop, maintain and enhance complex and diverse software systems. The engineer will support research, engineering, and development of innovative solutions to support operational cyber missions.  Work includes engineering robust infrastructure, end-point capabilities, and command and control systems.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Apply knowledge/experience developing and testing applications on Windows and Linux systems for 32-bit and 64-bit systems
  • Performing C/C++, Python, x64 assembly, and kernel development
  • Apply understanding of technical issues surrounding the designing, building and testing of software development kits supporting Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms and frameworks
  • Apply coding experience on Intel or AMD platforms
  • Apply understanding of cryptographic protocols and compression technologies and their implementation in C/C++
  • Understanding of computer, network exploitation techniques and methodologies to include application and mitigation techniques
  • Understanding of public exploits and awareness of new/unpublished techniques

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 2 years of relevant experience or experience in lieu of degree
  • Performing C/C++ programming
  • Operating System and Kernel level development experience
  • Vulnerability research or software reverse engineering skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret, SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Understanding of operating system internals for Windows, iOS, Linux, and/or Android, such as process synchronization techniques (i.e., semaphores, messages, threading), process scheduling, resource and device access
  • Mobile development experience

Clearance: Candidates must be a US citizen at a minimum with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration



External Referral Bonus:

Eligible



Potential for Telework:

No



Clearance Level Required:

None



Travel:

No



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40



Shift:

Day



Requisition Category:

Professional



Job Family:

Software Development

1000

Intelligence

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available URL blocked - click to apply.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to URL blocked - click to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

 

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Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos' annual revenues are approximately $10 billion. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers., Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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