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Senior Software Reverse Engineer

Job ID: 2213899
Location: BETHESDA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. 

The Technical Exploitation Intelligence Support team is critical in supporting DoD, Federal, and IC partners’ Global War on Terrorism efforts by providing state of the art technical exploitation and collection capabilities in digital media exploitation triage and automation, advanced technical Media Exploitation (MEDEX), and advanced Mobile Device Exploitation.

This position will include the following duities:

  • Isolate, review, analyze, and reverse-engineer potentially malicious programs
  • Write and produce high quality technical reports related to the scope, nature, and characteristics of the malicious software suitable for distribution to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work deep within the boot process, kernel, and system internals to devise novel solutions using tools like IDA Pro, debuggers, and in-target probes to examine behavior of binaries
  • Analyze software and firmware using reverse engineering techniques to understand security vulnerabilities, working closely with teammates who value innovation and execution
  • Share knowledge by clearly articulating ideas through papers and presentations to technical staff, management and customer decision makers
  • Take advantage of opportunities to participate in working groups, customer meetings, proposal writing, and conferences
  • Provide detailed understanding of how various attacks work at the memory and register level
  • Perform in-depth analysis (dynamic/static) on malicious software (i.e., bots, worms, Trojans) resident on Microsoft® Windows and UNlX® based platforms to provide actionable intelligence; as appropriate, provide remediation recommendations
  • Analyze, disassemble, and reverse engineer malicious code; document and transition results in reports, presentations and technical exchanges
  • Using existing framework and within design, prototype, document, test and transition malicious code analysis methods and tools appropriate for operational use
  • Proactively identify, define and advocate reverse engineering and analysis processes, approaches and concepts to enhance/improve technical exploitation efforts
  • Adequately explain, present, demonstrate [when applicable] and document the operational impact of a particular 'vulnerability

 

 

Qualifications

  • TS/SCI is required.  A CI Poly is preferred or be willing and able to obtain a CI Poly.
  • Education: BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering (Software, Computer) or an additional 4 years of related expeirence
  • Two (2) Years experience with computer forensic software packages such as EnCase, FTK, or Sleuth Kit/Autopsy
  • Advanced or Expert experience with reverse engineering and network security tools, including Ida Pro, Immunity Debug, WinDdg, VIM, Emacs, Trace32/JTAG, GDB, make, ctags, git, mercurial, and/or Wireshark
  • Expert level Programming knowledge/experience with either Windows Kernel, C, C++, Python or Assembly Language and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Advanced or Expert level experience in hardware configuration and network/data communications
  • Advanced or Expert level experience conducting intelligence analysis and writing finished intelligence reporting with high quality and with minimal revision
  • Thorough understanding of compiler specifics, operating system concepts, security models, and the causes of most vulnerabilities and how to exploit them Preferably, experience coding and disassembling software on both Windows and Linux or other BSD and Unix variants
  • Advanced or Expert knowledge of the types and techniques of cyber exploitation and attack, including virus, worm, Trojan horse, logic bomb, and sniffer to identify, quantify, prioritize, and report vulnerabilities in enterprise architecture, networks, communications, applications, and systems
  • Ability to establish defense mechanisms to detect and deflect Cyber-attacks on networks and communications systems and structures and design and evaluate applications that are secure from known and potential methods of Cyber-attack
  • Ability to coordinate systems implementation activities with key personnel to ensure the successful transition from development to implementation and operation, present and defend a position, and to communicate with government and contractor team members
  • Experience with virtualization, driver programming, and debugging
  • Previous experience with ethical hacking and/or testing vulnerabilities
  • Advanced or Expert experience with diagnosing and debugging software system

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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