Senior Software Engineer (Cyber Security) at Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Job Description:

About the Role:

This role collaborates with a team of OS/BSP and Embedded Software problem solvers to test and evaluate Ground Vehicle Combat systems for operating within internal and external Tactical Network Domains. Perform SE Linux analysis on cross-domain solutions, Multi-Level Security (MLS), and Multi-Category Security (MCS) policies. Assist team members with creating potential exploits from vulnerabilities found within the SE Linux policy. Build capabilities by learning from others' expertise within our diversely skilled team. produce a security enhanced, custom, built up Linux distribution, newly developed and existing software applications.

On-site presence:

Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 100%

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Experience in implementing solutions to real security problems. Experience with system architecture, design, test and implementation.

  • Ability to identify security vulnerabilities in the system components or network devices and provide innovative solutions.

  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.

  • Experience working with Secure Linux based servers, troubleshooting Linux boot issues and providing fixes as required.

  • Produce reports and documents in support of system requirements and security certifications, write/contribute to white papers.

  • Intimately familiar with Linux OS security processes, issues, and challenges.

  • Be a leader and mentor to junior engineers.

  • Past performance within the DoD, or a similarly regulated environment

  • Experience with the RMF process

Technical requirements of the role

  • Experience leading a team doing SELinux Policy development

  • Experience troubleshooting other SELinux policies

  • Understanding of RefPol and its limitations

  • xperience leading a team doing SELinux Policy development

  • Experience troubleshooting other SELinux policies

  • Understanding of RefPol and its limitations

  • Experience doing formal policy analysis

  • Solid understanding of the TCP/IP stack

  • Experience with packet analysis tools (such as Wireshark) and analyzing Protocol Data Units (PDUs)

  • Experience with common Linux scripting / shell utilities

  • Bash/sh / Python / Perl / Awk / Sed, etc

  • Experience with the following tracing/debugging tools:

  • Strace, Ltrace, Ftrace, gdb, etc

  • Familiar with technologies to enable applications to run with least privilege, and avoid full root permission, including Linux Capabilities (getcap/setcap), seccomp, containers, etc

  • Experience with managing and securing Linux Containers (LXC), Docker Containers

  • Experience working within virtualized environments - kvm / qemu, libvirt, VirtualBox, etc

  • Familiar with enhanced Linux security hardening techniques - cgroups, namespaces, seccomp, capabilities, SELinux, etc

  • Experience with Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence).

  • Experience with tools such as Bitbake, Yocto, Linux, RTOS VxWorks

  • Experience with preempt-rt, or other preemptable Linux solutions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / What you must have

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.

  • Seeing a candidate with at least 10 years work experience in software including 3 plus years experience with Cybersecurity (
    required) AND
    Minimum of 1 year experience using SELinux analysis or development

  • Must have experience using Linux command line to include scripting and automating basic tabs

  • Strong multi-tasking skills.

  • The candidate will need to have strong written and oral communication skills.

Additional Information / Desired Experience

  • This position will require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance

  • Previous experience working on ground combat Vehicles desired.

  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime as required

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Company Profile:

Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs.

Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles.

Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting .

We look forward to working with you.

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future™

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