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Software Engineer, Mid in San Diego, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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Job Number: R0042742

Software Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to not just develop software, but to build a system that will have a positive impact on Computer Network Operations (CNO) capabilities? As a software engineer, you can solve a problem with a complete end-to-end solution in a fast-paced, agile environment. We’re looking for a developer with the skills needed to build Cyber Network Defense tools including Intrusion Detection, Systems Integrity, Incident Response and Network Packet Inspection.

This role is more than just coding. We need a software engineer who will who will use their passion to learn new tools and techniques, and identify and implement system improvements. Using multiple programming languages, analysis and reverse engineering of source code, software integration and testing, you’ll work with the development team to perform technology research, vulnerability assessments, software development, capability integration, system testing and product maintenance. You’ll analyze the needs and the environment to make sure the solution you’re developing considers the current architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements. Join us as we build systems to change the defense industry for the better.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

  • 1+ year of experience performing in designing, developing, coding, testing, integrating, and documenting software module systems and subsystems
  • Experience in at least one of the following: reverse engineering of software components and systems to support vulnerability and exploitation analysis, rapid prototyping, use of C/C++ software development, fundamental concepts in IP networking to analyze network IP protocols to search for vulnerabilities or provide solutions to research and development problems, proficiency in computer systems architecture concepts and operating systems internals, address space layout, program stack, heap, system calls, task scheduling, interrupt or exception handling, device drivers, inter-process communication, memory operations and paging, task switching, threading, and network communications, develop software using sockets and other network programming concepts to enable communication between software modules
  • Experience with programming languages, including C, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, Bash, Bourne/C Shell, and assembly
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • BA or BS degree with 1+ year of software engineering experience or 4+ years of experience in software engineering in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Cyber software development
  • Experience with C/C++ development to use pointer arithmetic, casting variables to or from structs or arrays, common C pre-processor directives, bit masking, bit shifting for powers of 2, event-driven or state-driven programming, error Jogging, and exception handling
  • Experience with C/C++ development to manipulate pointers, memory structures, and registers using low-level embedded systems techniques
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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