Offensive Cyber Engineer / Reverse Engineer - Mid

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Offensive Cyber Engineer / Reverse Engineer (Mid) to join a diverse team of engineers developing offensive and defensive cyber solutions. With offices across the United States, Dynetics provides responsive and cost-effective engineering solutions, supporting various defense, space, intelligence, and commercial customers.

Dynetics’ Threat Intelligence and Exploitation Department is seeking an engineer with experience in the offensive cyber domain to support the United States defense and intelligence communities. The engineer in this role will perform engineering analysis for a variety of embedded systems to characterize attack surfaces, research cyber vulnerabilities, and develop offensive cyber capabilities. Embedded system targets may include mobile phones, routers/switches, automotive computers, smart home devices, unmanned aircraft systems, weapon system components, space systems, and/or industrial control systems.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical degree from an ABET-accredited institution.

  • Candidate must have 3+ years of experience in software reverse engineering, vulnerability research, exploit development, offensive cyber operations, and/or related technical areas.
  • Candidate must be able to mentor junior engineers in relevant technical areas.
  • Candidate must have object-oriented software development experience using C++, Java, or Python.
  • Candidate must communicate professionally and work cohesively in a team environment.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville / North Alabama area.

Other Qualifications

Experience in two or more of the following areas is preferred:

  • Software reverse engineering and related tools (Ghidra, IDA)
  • Vulnerability research, offensive binary analysis techniques, and exploit development
  • Hardware hacking and embedded system firmware extraction
  • File system recovery, emulation/virtualization, and forensics analysis
  • Rapid tool-development using scripting languages (Python, Bash)
  • Linux operating systems and Linux ecosystem of tools
  • Embedded system software/hardware design
  • Offensive cyber operations

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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