Computer Engineer III

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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 1/24/2017

Assured Information Security, Inc. Rome, NY

Rome, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



The Adaptive System Technology (AST) team is focused on building systems that can learn from, change to fit, and quickly adapt to various computing environments including individual host machine, networked and distributed systems. This team s products learn from their surrounding environment through passive and active probing and change system behavior based on the knowledge obtained. The AST team is interested in studying these areas to understand how best to build software products to protect cyberspace.As a member of the AST, you will be part of a research and development team creating generation-next technologies and performing vulnerability analysis in support of the warfighter.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Must be able to work as part of a team researching, designing and building novel software capabilities.

* Must be able to work independently as needed on research and development related tasking.

* Must be well grounded in the foundational elements of computer security, system vulnerability analysis, and software engineering.

* Must be able to assist in business development activities to include but not limited to writing white papers for BAAs and be a technical contributor on proposals.

* Must be able to work closely with customers and present technical findings and project outcomes.

* Be a participating member of/or lead an Agile/Scrum development team.

* Commitment to contributing to project documentation throughout the systems development life cycle.

Required Skills:

* Strong computer programming and object-oriented design knowledge required, including development, debugging, and testing skills

* 5 year s experience in C/C++

* 3 year s experience in Java and/or Python

* 3 years experience working with Linux operating systems, including kernel modules and system drivers

* Have developed software to operate for both Linux and Windows operating systems.

Preferred Skills:

* Familiar with compilers, build flags, code optimization, and build processes.

* Experience with network protocols and network programming.

* Experience with virtualization tools and configuring virtual machines including network settings.

* Experience with GIT or other version control system.

* Hands-on experience with scripting languages such as bash.

* Database development skills including a solid understanding of database technologies, and logical and physical data modeling.

* Understanding the design and implementation of applications with highly optimized and scalable architectures.

* Solid understanding of network fundamentals, including use of network analysis tools such as Wireshark and Nmap.

* Experience providing technical leadership on small project teams.

* Experience with writing white papers, SBIR proposals, or other technical proposal contributions.

* Knowledge of the Java Swing technology.

* Knowledge of software development on popular UNIX distributions; e.g.; Redhat, BSD, and Ubuntu.

* Knowledge of OSI Network model, protocols, and communications process such as CAN and Modbus

* Knowledge of session management, object relational mapping, XML web services, and agile development methodologies desired.

* Knowledge of software development on popular Windows versions; e.g. XP, 7, and 8 and popular mobile OS versions; e.g. IOS and Android.

* Understanding of information security practices (cryptography, etc.)

* Knowledge of network protocols, e.g.; HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, UDP, SMTP, SMB, RPC, FTP, SNMP, DHCP.

* Experience with memory management and scheduling algorithms.

* Experience with open source software and development tools.

* Experience and knowledge of tools used for software analysis including:

* IDA Pro and open source disassemblers

* Windows-based user-mode and kernel-mode debuggers

* Run-time analysis tools

Security Clearance Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline with at least 6 years of job related experience; Or the equivalent combination of education and experience.