Cyber Software Engineer - CSI NOVA (112745BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

We take our work and our fun seriously. We refuse any work that isn’t hard and engaging. We make sure our engineers have the tools they need to do their jobs, and focus on recognizing results. Our research and development projects cover the spectrum of security technologies for Computer Network Operations. If it runs code, somebody in our office has looked at it.

Key areas of focus include:

·Reverse Engineering

·Hypervisor Research & Development

·Wireless and Network Communications

·Mobile / Embedded Development

·Windows / Linux Kernel Development


Candidates must be able to play both sides of the fence, both defeating and developing new and advanced security techniques. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with customers to quickly enhance capabilities or resolve issues in existing tools.

Information security continues to be a growth industry and we are constantly looking to find the right candidates who can do this challenging work.


·Software development experience in C/C++

·Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python or Ruby)

·Strong foundations in computer architecture and operating systems

·An understanding of Software Development best practices – software testing, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Bug Trackers, etc…

·A minimum of 2 years of applicable experience

Highly Desirable:

·Strong understanding with Git

·Detailed understanding of Computer Networking (e.g., TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL)

·Fluency in other programming languages (e.g., Lua, go, Haskell, etc…)

·Knowledgeable in Information Security attack and defense

·Proficient in one or more assembly languages (x86, ARM, etc…)

·Familiarity with PE/ELF file formats, linkers, and compilers

·Experience solving Capture-the-Flag (CTF) challenges

·Embedded development/reverse engineering experience

·Systems programming (Kernel, Hypervisor, Distributed Applications, etc…) experience

·(Active) U.S. Government Security Clearance

As the majority of our customers are government agencies, all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required. All candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

Degrees are not required for our positions, but they can be helpful. Certifications are neither helpful nor required.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated approximately $6 billion in 2016 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business. Security Clearance: TSSCI Relocation Eligible: Yes Algorithms, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber, Software Engineering, Engineering, All, Warfighter Support Services
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