Software Assurance Consultant, Senior

Key Role:

Support a software assurance research program with a federal research and development (R&D) client. Assist with managing research that will improve software analysis techniques, tools, and methods through software quality assurance and static tools analysis modernization projects, including developing automated capabilities that mimic the behavior and activity of attackers to identify exposures and vulnerabilities in real-time to reduce the window of exposure and developing a collaborative research environment designed to assist researchers, software developers, academia, and tool developers with finding new advancements to improve software assurance capabilities. Support the federal program manager responsible for the software assurance program, including all ongoing research efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

-10 years of experience with systems engineering

-5 years of experience in supporting engineering efforts, including supervising engineering staff involved with the application of engineering disciplines in the technical field, such as industrial, civil, aviation, aerospace, electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical, marine, environmental, software, or IT

-Experience with development, functional, and data requirement analysis

-Ability to refine requirements and determine the best technology for a job with other engineers

-Ability to support system design synthesis, integration, and validation activities

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with working in a federal R&D organization

-Experience in working with software security, the software development life cycle, and DevOps

-Experience with requirements analysis, cost analysis, financial and program planning, and research and regulatory compliance

-Experience with the R&D life cycle, including pre-solicitation, solicitation development, review, and post award project management

-Ability to identify, monitor, and remediate technical, financial, and programmatic risks to ensure that the project remains on schedule and within budget


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

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