Senior Malware Software Developer/Reverse Engineer

in San Antonio, TX

Senior Malware Software Developer/Reverse Engineer Job

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    San Antonio, TX 78234, US

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    Engineering & Technology

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    Top Secret/SCI

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Job Description BAE Systems has an opportunity for a cyber software developer/malware reverse engineer at Lackland AFB, TX.

Let your skills make a difference by joining our cyber software development teams. Build new cyber tools, develop cutting edge soft capabilities, help us to achieve the critical needs of our mission partners to answer cyber demands that have never been answered before! BAE Systems is seeking developers with the imagination and motivation to develop software solutions/prototypes in six months or less. Once completed, you’re seeking the next solution.. Are you ready for the challenge!

Job Summary:

Provides extremely high-level subject matter proficiency in Reverse Engineering of Malware. Provides advanced technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environment, high-level functional systems analysis,

design, integration, documentation, training, and implementation advice on

complex problems that require advanced level knowledge of the subject matter

for effective implementation.

We are looking for a versatile Senior Developer/Malware Reverse Engineer to build working prototypes of the latest and most complex threats to computer and network security. You’ll work cross-functionally with UI, and DevOps engineering teams, and have frequent opportunity to obtain feedback directly from people who work in the dynamically evolving cyber security field.

This is more than an opportunity to reverse engineer the most current and complex network security threats and write amazing code with talented peers. It is a chance to have a huge impact on how the Air Force visualizes and neutralizes threats to their networks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Kernel level software development in either Windows or Linux
  • Coding with Python and/or C++
  • Ability to script using Python, Bash, PowerShell, etc.
  • Ability to read code written in C / x86/x64 Assembly
  • Firm understanding of Agile development process
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipeline tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins.
  • Knowledge of virtualization and containerization such as VMware, Docker
  • Develop custom software which create effects needed by mission partner
  • Refine pre-existing code to meet new parameters required to accomplish mission need
  • Identify vulnerabilities in software and hardware
  • Analyze and reverse engineer software and hardware systems
  • Develop tools to detect, analyze and neutralize malicious login
  • Develop software utilities that have a specialized effect on managed networks.
  • Develop tools to capture, analyze and neutralize network and attack methodologies
  • Document all phases of software development throughout the lifecycle
  • Research various technologies identified by mission partners.
  • Provide capability demonstrations

Required Skills and Education

As a Senior Malware Reverse Engineer, you’ll be rebuilding and repurposing nation state level malware, based on real world samples.

Senior level Malware Reverse engineering certification (GIAC GREM) --can be accomplished within 5 months of employment but continued employment contingent on certification

While you will have lots of room to learn and grow, here are the starting requirements:

· Strong knowledge of tools used for malware analysis such as debuggers and dis-assemblers

· Skilled in reversing binaries of various types including: x86, x64, C, C++, .NET, and Delphi

· Ability to analyze shellcode; packed and obfuscated code and associated algorithms

· Good understanding of Windows Operating System Internals and Windows APIs

· Familiarity with network protocols and networking concepts

· Some understanding of common attacker methodologies and exploit techniques

· Proficiency in Python

· Ability to design and solve complex problems by writing simple, effective code

· Awareness of behavioral based threat models like Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model

· Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or related degree

· Experience with at least one SCM system like Git

· Working knowledge of an Agile methodology like Scrum or Kanban

  • 6 or more years of demonstrated software development experience, preferably in cybersecurity.
  • Coding languages (C, C++, Java, C#)
  • Scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Assembly (x86, x86_64, ARM)
  • Cyber threat intelligence experience
  • Static analysis (IDApro, Ghidra, Radare2, etc.)
  • Dynamic analysis (WinDBG, GDB, etc.)
  • Network analysis (Wireshark, etc.)

Preferred Skills and Education
BS preferred in software engineering or computer scienceAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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