Assembly Language Software Engineer

How do cyber terrorists get past the industries best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Assembly Language Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Will develop prototypes and establish a scalable, reliable framework that is available at multiple sites/regions within the enterprise.

The following experience is needed:

  • Perform remote pen testing of devices.
  • Reverse engineering experience.
  • 10 years of experience with 6 years developing in Python or Ruby and C or C .
  • Experience with one or more assembly languages.
  • Experience working with existing CNO frameworks.
  • Experience with existing analytics frameworks.
  • Experience with vulnerability analysis.
  • Knowledge of exploitation techniques.
  • Experience working in an Agile development methodology environment for two to three week sprints.
  • Experience with embedded software development is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of operating system internals is highly desired (any OS will do).
  • Knowledge of common networking protocol stacks is highly desired.
  • Experience with machine learning and statistical analysis is desired.
  • Experience in APIs, parsers, adaptors, and Command and Control structure for frameworks is desired.
  • Basic database knowledge is desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years of overall IT experience.
  • 6 years developing in Python or Ruby and C or C .
  • Perform remote pen testing of devices.
  • Reverse engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in development within the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
  • Experience architecting, designing, developing, testing, and supporting integration of Hadoop and MapReduce frameworks.
  • Experience architecting, designing, developing, testing, and supporting integration of software as a component of SIGINT solutions.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: An active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is Required.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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