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‘DEFCON black badges decorate our offices, our Nerf collection dwarfs that of most toy stores’

Nov 27, 20123 mins
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I don't usually put job posts here, since we have a job board elsewhere on CSOonline. I'm making an exception for one that looks particularly fun.

CNO Developer

MD – Annapolis Junction MD – Linthicum  Full Time

Cyber Jobs

Intelligence & Information Sys

Job Id: 34016BR

Relocation Eligible: Yes

Clearance Type: TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly – Existing

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CNO Tool Developers are needed to fill multiple positions in Annapolis Junction.

Raytheon SI is focused on providing software and hardware level information security solutions to government and fortune 500 customers.  People on our team have presented at every major security conference, have been core contributors to a laundry list of major open source projects, and integral parts of numerous successful commercial security ventures. In addition to our competitive salary, one of the best benefits is that you no longer feel like the only smart person in the room. There’s always someone to learn from.Position Description:Requirements:

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.  Surfboards, pirate flags, and DEFCON black badges decorate our offices, and our Nerf collection dwarfs that of most toy stores.  Our research and development projects cover the spectrum of offensive and defensive security technologies for computer network operations, if it runs code somebody in our office has looked at it. 

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

Strong C/C++ experience, an understanding of OS internals, and familiarity with assembly and networking protocols is required to join our CNO development team.  Our projects include developing and enhancing state of the art kernel and user-land security tools related to software protection, host-based personal security tools, and system analysis.

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 toquickly enhance capabilities or resolve issues in existing tools.

  • 6+ years experience with C/C++ programming 
  • Experience developing kernel mode code
  • Proficiency debugging user and kernel mode components
  • Knowledge and understanding of OS internal structures
  • Familiarity analyzing x86 or ARM instructions

Security Clearance:  Must meet requirements to obtain and maintain a government security clearanceRequired Education:   BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline  

Qualified applicants may be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship required.