Principal Cyber Researcher & Developer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Columbia, MD (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    l concepts, ideas, plans, and progress to colleagues, stakeholders, and customers as discoveries are made and challenges are met.

    This position allows for remote work, but the ideal candidate will be able to work partially onsite in Reston, VA or Columbia, MD

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Reverse Engineering and Vulnerability Research.
    • Researching novel hardware or software based CNO capabilities.
    • Applying knowledge of security concepts and networks.
    • Exploring systems to devise new features, vulnerabilities, and techniques.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering with 12 to 15 years of relevant work experience focused on low-level development and CNO.
    • Experience in system-level programming or development of embedded systems.
    • Proficiency in C/C++ and Assembly for x86, PowerPC, MIPS, or ARM.
    • Expertise in reverse engineering hardware, firmware, and software.
    • Experience utilizing and extending Ghidra, IDA Pro, Radare, Rizin, or Binary Ninja.
    • Experience in vulnerability research and the application of fuzzing tools.
    • Knowledge of network programming and protocols.
    • Experience using commercial or open-source signal and protocol analyzers.
    • Scripting experience with Python, Ruby, or JavaScript to generate and demonstrate prototypes and proof of concepts.
    • US Citizen with an active TS Security Clearance and willingness and ability to upgrade to TS/SCI with Poly.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • US Citizen and a TS/SCI with Poly Security Clearance.
    • Familiarity with various Linux distributions, Real-Time Operating Systems (e.g., VxWorks, Integrity, QNX) or POSIX compliant Operating Systems like Solaris or BSD.
    • Familiarity with advanced networking concepts and communications systems.
    • Experience with network test equipment i.e., Spirent/Ixia/Xena.
    • Understanding of platform virtualization and emulation.
    • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning concepts.

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-06-18
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.