Full Time Employee Contractor
The Cyber Operations and Exploitation Solutions Division (COES) of ManTech MCIS is looking for a highly motivated Software Vulnerability Researcher in the Aurora, Colorado area. This is a rewarding and highly challenging position where you will join a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced software capabilities to some of THE BEST government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security.
Our contributions to our customer’s success is driving our growth. Due to this, we’re hiring for all levels of Software Developers. If this opportunity coincides with your passions we’d like to hear from you regardless of where you are in your career.
ManTech is dedicated to hiring the best of the best. Our current employees are highly sought after. Our senior leads are "by name" known within the community. Our alumni have become Chief Technology Officers, founded new companies, and are asked to speak at cyber conferences.
Are you hungry to work on complex problems that do not have a "google" solution, career focused, and always seeking to learn and grow? If so, ManTech is the place for you!
Major Job Functions:
Works and collaborates within an agile team, but owns the software feature or enhancement through completion. Engages with the customer or customer representative to fully understand the desired customer functionality and then strives to develop the best technical solution. Expected to actively learn the environment in which the software solution will operate in order to articulate risks and constraints. Understands their technical strengths and weaknesses, and works well in isolation (with peer review) on areas of strength and seeks subject matter expertise in growth areas.
Has a strong understanding of software and Operating Systems fundamentals and feels comfortable applying knowledge toward development efforts on Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android systems. Demonstrates solid problem solving and debugging skills to determine the root cause of a software defect. Able to review and analyze technical documentation from Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, and other products to gain understanding for software solutions that interact with components within these systems, but also seeks to reverse engineer components to reveal undocumented areas of interest. Has a strong understanding of "best practice" software design and organization, and good command of at least one of the following languages: Assembly, C/C++, and Python.
Individuals must be a U.S. Citizen and must be able to obtain a Secret government security clearance (current clearance desired but not required). Applicants with the appropriate skills but without a security clearance are encouraged to apply. If you’re the right fit for the job, we’ll make it happen. Applicants will be subject to a government security background investigation.
Ideal candidates exhibit our core values: Passion, Capacity, and Humility.
- Passion for the customers and mission we serve
- Capacity to learn and grow into a technical leader
- Humility to learn from others and treat others with mutual respect, and satisfied without public recognition of work
A degree, professional, or personal experience in the following disciplines: Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Math. Please apply if you do not have a degree as some of our best hires are self taught.
Expertise, or passion to become an expert, in low-level / kernel programming and capable in the following subject area: operating system fundamentals to include interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers and memory management techniques.
Experience in delivering quality products and involvement in all phases of the software development process: Idea, Design, Implementation, Delivery, and Support.
Experience solving interesting problems on challenging development projects. For example, direct contributions or extension development for tools like Wireshark, Metasploit, Volatility, system internals or debugging tools, IDA Pro, or Anti-Virus tools for a variety of target platforms is a plus.
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