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Cyber Security Developer - Entry to Experienced Level

Blue Cloak Sterling, VA

  • Salary $95,000 to $145,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered Medical, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

As a Cyber Security Developer (Capabilities Development Specialist), you will develop high-priority offensive and defensive capabilities to solve critical technical challenges. Responsibilities may include:

  • developing exploitation capabilities that enable collection of foreign intelligence from target networks and systems
  • designing solutions to defend against adversarial threats directed towards the US, to include cutting-edge technologies such as mobile, SCADA, and Internet of Things
  • reverse engineering hardware and/or software to develop new exploitation capabilities and to develop mitigations that protect critical national security systems
  • analyzing sophisticated malware to thwart cyber attacks and identify new threats


Knowledge, skills, and experience in one or more of the following is desired:

  • programming in languages such as C, C++, and/or Java, especially with experience in:
  • kernel development and device driver development
  • network/socket programming
  • embedded systems development
  • scripting languages (e.g., python, perl, or ruby)
  • lower level languages (e.g., assembly, VHDL, Verilog)
  • software reverse engineering/interactive debugging tools (e.g., IDA Pro, Ollydbg, gdb)
  • hardware reverse engineering tools (e.g., JTAG, Oscilloscopes)
  • hardware and software vulnerability analysis
  • computer networking and protocol analysis (e.g. Wireshark, tcpdump)
  • computer algorithms and data structures
  • software development life-cycle (design, develop, implementation, debug, testing)
  • The ideal candidate has a desire for continual learning with excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills who is:
  • motivated
  • innovative
  • well-organized
  • able to handle and prioritize multiple assignments
  • able to communicate effectively both orally and written
  • able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment

Blue Cloak

Why Work Here?

We have a great team and amazing benefits with the potential to grow in the field


403 Glenn Drive, Sterling, VA 20164
Sterling, VA