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Cybersecurity Software Engineer

Manassas, Virginia
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:This position is for an experienced Cybersecurity Software Engineering Professional with a solid software development background and strong adversarial mind-set in Cybersecurity. The opportunity is within the Rotary & Mission Systems Technical Operations organization, located in Manassas, Virginia.

You will work as a team member on one of our US Navy anti-submarine warfare programs to provide Software Engineering development and problem resolution (using your skills in C, C++, or Java), to analyze and optimize system performance on our Linux based systems, while ensuring that Cyber Software Engineering best practices are adhered to. You will be tasked with identifying and remediating various software security vulnerabilities, and you will need to interface with customers, other developers, and various support teams to ensure the optimal flow of networking communications between different ship subsystems. You will also assist in the evaluation of software for cyber security, including making recommendations for tools and techniques to implement in our solutions to meet current and future Software Cyber security needs.
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of Interim Secret clearance to start

Software development in C , C++, Java within a Linux/Unix environment

Strong experience working in Linux and its secured derivative SELinux

Experience in one of: Bash, ksh

Ability to understand, identify, and remediate software security vulnerabilities (input sanitization, format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.)
Desired Skills:
Active security certification or in pursuit thereof (e.g., Security+, CISSP, etc)

Experience with cyber tool evaluation, system design and integration - Ability to research vendor applications for suitability to system requirements, conduct trade studies, and design systems that integrate COTS, FOSS, and custom components.

Experience designing and implementing workflows for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines

Experience with CM, build, deployment and patch automation tools -Atlassian toolset, Git, Gradle, Jenkins, Ansible (or Puppet, Chef)

Experience working in an environment that utilizes the Agile process and DevSecOps principles

Possess an adversarial mindset as it pertains to the software development lifecycle - Ability to envision weaknesses in how people, processes, suppliers, and technologies integrate. Ability to envision threats to the system that can exploit these weaknesses and to appropriately assess and communicate risks and priorities to program leadership.

Strong understanding of cyber hardening tools and techniques (encryption, authentication, non-repudiation, anti-tamper, least privilege, default deny, auditing) and when/where to apply them along the DevSecOps workflows; emphasis placed on fluency in cryptographic principles.

Familiarity and with some level of hands-on experience with cloud technology - virtual machines and containers

At least limited networking exposure with ability to understand Wireshark packet captures

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
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  • Job Reference: 674004439-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Location: Manassas, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent