San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID: R10084597
Category: Information Technology
Location: San Antonio, TX, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 2
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer: Vulnerability Research – Reverse Engineering to join our team in San Antonio, Texas, where you’ll get to lead the development of solutions to national security threats with products that may involve kernel development, reverse engineering or vulnerability research of network and communication systems.
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs low level software and systems that contain logical solutions.
Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
Ensures software standards are met.
Principal Level: BS degree in STEM discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, Physics, or Electrical Engineering and 5 years of software engineering experience; MS degree with 3 years of experience; or an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Sr. Principal Level: BS degree in STEM discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, Physics, or Electrical Engineering and 9 years of software engineering experience; MS degree with 7 years of experience; PhD with 3 years of experience; or an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
US Citizenship with active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance
Experience in reverse engineering or vulnerability analysis.
Demonstrated software programming experience in C/C++.
Familiarity with disassemblers such as IDA Pro, BinaryNinja, or others.
Understanding of secure / insecure programming concepts (format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.).
Salary Range: $104,700 USD – $157,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,800 USD – $194,800 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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