Bachelors degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000 for New Hires Only
Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced theyre often classified. Thats what youll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here youll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, its time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.
As a Reverse/Software Engineer, youll conduct network or software vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques. Well rely on you to perform vulnerability analysis and exploitation of applications, operating systems or networks. Youll also conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques.
What youll experience:
Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret
A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next
Opportunities to gain new knowledge – as its discovered
What you bring to the table:
Bachelors degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience
Expertise with firmware and embedded software
Understanding of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
Understanding and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
What sets you apart:
Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
Consistently displays high performance attributes
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
Representative Duties and Tasks:
Experience working on projects in the field of hardware, software, operating systems and IP protocol reverse engineering
Extracts and analyzes firmware or embedded software
Analyzes, decomposes, disassembles code, performs static code analysis, kernel-level debugging, and debugs and modifies software
Work often involves software operating systems, malware or electronic signals
Programs with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, or the bash shell.
Programs in C and assembly languages
Involved in Protocol Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Research, Rapid Prototyping of proof of concept capabilities
Protocol analysis of different systems such as USB (1.1,2.0,3.0), Serial, wireless (i.e. 802.11 B/G/N/AC, Zigbee, Bluetooth, RF and NFC) and cellular (3g, 4G/LTE, 5G).
Conducts vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques
Performs analysis of complex software systems to determine both functionality and intent of software systems
Experience working with mobile devices, and mobile operating system internals
Contributes to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations
May prepare and presents technical reports and briefings
May perform documentation, vetting and weaponization of identified vulnerabilities for operational use
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient knowledge of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) hardware, and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
Proficient with using and administering the Linux operating system
Proficient knowledge and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
Proficient ability to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
Proficient ability to handle more complex assignments
Shows proficient initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Proficient ability to use scripting languages such as Python, Perl, bash
Proficient knowledge in low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux, or Windows environment
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
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