Provide support in the form of desktop application and web development to empower intelligence analysts who are trying to rapidly uncover trends of interest within sizeable informational databases.
Bethesda, MD / Washington D.C.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering
- Must be a US Citizen (no exceptions)
- Minimum of 2 years' experience
- Key qualities: Self-motivated, Detail-oriented, Strong work ethic
- Proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages:
- C, C++, Java, or Python
- Capable of debugging software applications
- Familiarity with high and low level programming languages
- Able to gather testable software requirements
- Able to participate in the design of new software applications
- Familiarity with maintainable software processes including:
- Software documentation
- Source code versioning
- Unit testing
- Able to quickly adapt to new situations and problems
- Able to operate in a mission-critical and time-sensitive environments
- Able to attain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance
- Familiarity with assembly languages
- Experience in Java, C, C++, Python
- Familiarity with digital forensics
- Familiarity with hex editors and working at the byte-level
- Familiarity with the Windows API
- Familiarity with IDA Pro
- Rudimentary understanding of protocol analysis
- Rudimentary understanding of malware analysis or reverse engineering
- Experience in digital forensics
- Experience in SQL
- Rudimentary knowledge in Network Architecture and networked programs
- Experience in secure programming for web application development
- Experience with the software development lifecycle to include requirements definition and unit testing
- For entry-level candidates: Programming experience outside of a classroom, such as an internships, clubs, contributions to open source projects or other side projects
Be aware that you are applying for a job that requires a U.S. Government Security Clearance.
The U.S. government will not issue security clearances to recent users of illegal drugs. On your application to us, you must acknowledge that you have not engaged in any illegal drug use within the past twelve months (illegal drug use includes, but is not limited to, the use of illegal substances, the misuse of prescriptions, the misuse of over-the-counter substances, and the use of medical or recreational marijuana that may be deemed legal at the state level but is still considered illegal by the federal government).
NOTE: CIPHER TECH WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY, INCLUDING ILLEGAL DRUG USERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY SOUGHT PROFESSIONAL TREATMENT FOR A DRUG PROBLEM.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.