Chantilly, VA

Software Engineer - Senior

Job Specs

Cyber Systems
Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Job Description:

The Company:

At XOR Security, we build solutions that keep our citizens safe, our government’s information secure and our intelligence professionals one step ahead of the adversary. From defensive and offensive cyber operations to data analytics and strategic consulting, the XOR team provides the insight, expertise and dedication to ensure mission success. Our solutions deliver certainty – the certainty clients need to make critical decisions and lead with confidence.

The Role: 

XOR Security is actively seeking Senior Software Engineer whom will be responsible for supporting the efforts of the FBI  in securing our national interests, and protecting our nations sensitive equities.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of software development from a full stack perspective, and have a desire to develop a deeper understanding of information security related to software engineering. The ideal candidate would be familiar with big data platforms, high throughput data processing, parallel processing and high performance computing.

This effort will require a skilled software engineer to enable standardized and consistent processes, implementation of innovative approaches to solving complex cyber and big data problems.

Preferred Skills:

Required Qualifications:

  • (Preferred) Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 30 semester hours (in mathematics, statistics and computer science). At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that include differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.
  • Ten (10+) years of related IT experience.
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Thorough understanding of Data analytics and Linux administration (Ubuntu).
  • Experience with interactive web application development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PHP, Javascript, MySQL, Python, BASH scripting.
  • Experience with Gitflow, Jetbrains, Redis, GO and Splunk.
  • Knowledge of and experience with development and operation of complex information systems.
  • Experience with emerging payment systems such as bitcoin, and other digital, virtual, and crypto-currencies.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Practical cyber security experience is highly sought after, but not required
  • Experience in Data Science relative to data processing, data analysis and data interpretation
  • Experience in Dev/Ops and Dev/SecOps - Docker, Vagrant, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef  
  • Familiar with concepts of big data, big data processing - AWS Cloud Services, Kafka, Storm
  • Familiar with ELK, Hadoop, Cassandra, Accumulo or other big data and NoSQL technologies 
  • Relevant Security Certifications: Security +, CISSP, SANS Certifications, Network +, OSCP etc.. 

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Clearance Requirement 

Applicants are required to have an active US government security clearance and must meet eligibility requirements – US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.