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Cyber Software or Principal Cyber Software Engineer

Company: MS - Mission Systems
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the TimeDescriptionJoin Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.The Engineering & Sciences (E) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Software Tester or Principal Cyber Software Tester to join our team in San Antonio, TX. What You'll get to Do:This position involves developing solutions to national security threats with products that may involve kernel development, reverse engineering or vulnerability research of network and communication systems. The position requires solid software development skills including a familiarity with scripting languages. Knowledge of computer networking, modern software development environments, embedded programming, and software configuration management tools is a plus.This position performs a variety of tasks and may include specialization in several sub-fields such as kernel mode programming for platforms such as Windows and Linux in C, C++, or Assembly, reverse engineering of various instruction set architectures including x86, x64, MIPS, PPC, or ARM, and vulnerability analysis. This position also requires a detailed understanding of network programming and common network protocols.The successful candidate will participate in a broad range of technologies with exposure to multiple technical disciplines that provide critical solutions to U.S. government agencies and the Department of Defense. Many of the problem-sets our customer expect us to solve do not have known solutions, so ingenuity is essential. We are pushing the boundaries and defining what is possible in cyber space.*This position may be filled at a either Cyber Software or Principal Cyber Software level based on the requirements below*MSSATXBasic Qualifications: Cyber Software: Bachelor's degree in related field with 2 years of experience. Or, 0 years with a Master's degree. An additional 4 years of experience is required in lieu of a degree.Principal Cyber Software: Bachelor's degree in related field with 5 years of experience. Or, 3 years with a Master's degree. Or, 0 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of experience is required in lieu of a degree.US Citizenship with active DoD Secret Clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearanceDemonstrated software programming experience in C/C++Experience in software development to include any of the following: kernel mode, embedded, command and control, web applications, networkapplicationsPreferred Qualifications: -Active Top Secret security clearanceAdvanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fieldFamiliarity with Assembly Languages (x86, x64, MIPS, PPC, or ARM)Experience using a debug ging or system analysis tool (i.e. Wireshark, IDAPro, OllyDebug, WinDBG, JTAG debuggers)Experience developing software for multiple operating system environments Experience with virtual machine technologyOS Internals experienceDevelopment of lower level networking protocols such as TCP/IP and UDPUnderstanding of return oriented programming (ROP) concepts and executionAbility to develop and implement shell codeAbility to understand secure / insecure programming concepts (format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.)Familiarity with common source control tools (git, Mercurial, etc.) and automated build system workflows (Jenkins, Go, etc.)Familiarity with Agile and DevSecOps concepts (source code management, pipelines, automated security scanning)What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:Health PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffAdditional benefitsEducation AssistanceTraining and DevelopmentFlexible Work Arrangementshttps://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspxAdditional Northrop Grumman Information: Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that puttingOur Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.Salary Range: $70,582.00 - $105,792.00Salary Range 2: $87,400.00 - $131,100.00Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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