Senior Project Lead Embedded Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Engineering (General)
Hanover, Maryland

REQ#: RQ135394

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Information Technology, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customer's missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

Contributing to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations, the Senior Principal Reverse Engineer will analyze, decompose, disassemble code, perform static code analysis, kernel-level debugging, and debug and modify software. you'll be involved in Protocol Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Research, Rapid Prototyping of proof of concept capabilities. it's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelors degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
  • Substantial knowledge and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
  • Direct experience in Reverse Engineering tools, both COTS and GOTS
  • Substantial experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Bash and in low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux, or Windows environment What sets you apart:
  • Recognized internally and/or externally as a subject matter expert (SME)
  • Contributes to shaping major market opportunities
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills Preferred skill set: Knowledge of two or more the following, per bullet:
  • Processors: x86, PowerPC, ARMx, MIPS
  • Software languages: C, C++, DSP, assembly for embedded communication systems, multiple processor
  • Operating Systems: VxWorks, pSOS, proprietary Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS), Linux, Solaris
  • Scripting/Editors: Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, Vim, Eclipse
  • Reverse Engineering: Software, firmware
  • Tools: Commercial and custome software build chains, Ghidra, IDAPro, WireShark, Linux utilities
  • Experience with leading a medium size development team
  • Experience with interacting with customer
  • Able to communicate effectively 
  • Experience with customer domain is a plus

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.