Position Summary: We are staffing a small team that is responsible for developing secure coding practices, techniques, and tools. We work with software developers and software development organizations to eliminate vulnerabilities resulting from coding errors before they are deployed. The individual in this position will be responsible for performing static and dynamic analysis on software systems developed in C, C++, Java, and other popular programming languages. The individual will work directly with customers to: develop and provide training in secure coding practices, evaluate, extend, and use tools to automate source code analysis, and enhance and extend organizational capabilities to produce secure software systems.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Education/Training: BS in Computer Science or Software Engineering with three (3) years of applicable experience; MS in Computer Science or Software Engineering with one (1) year of applicable experience or equivalent combination of training and experiences.
Experience: Candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in developing C, C++, or Java software analysis techniques in one or more of the following areas: Static analysis; dynamic analysis; fuzz testing; data flow analysis; compiler development, including understanding the impact of optimization techniques on security issues; computer architecture, including understanding the impact of security techniques on application and system performance for various architectures.
Skills/Abilities: Successful candidates will: ability to develop and implement advanced analysis techniques; be expert in C++, C, or Java and have extensive knowledge of the second language; interact effectively with customers and teammates; have strong written and verbal communications skills; take a leadership role in technical projects.
Mobility: Primarily sedentary in an office setting with some mobility. Ability to travel to various locations within the SEI and CMU community, customer sites, conferences, and offsite meetings with some frequency.
Environmental Conditions: Normal office conditions; however, close contact with computer for prolonged periods of time.
Mental: The ability to work well under pressure of deadlines and with confidential information.
Other: Candidate must pass a background investigation, be eligible to obtain a United States DoD Secret Clearance, and be a U.S. citizen.
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