Abile Headquarters

  • Cyber Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 6 days ago(1/10/2019 2:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Cyber Software Engineer on a Cyber Exploitation Contract supporting a law enforcement customer. 


    Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. Abile Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


    The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


    • We are currently seeking a Senior Reverse Engineer.  
    • The candidate should have a strong technical background with in-depth knowledge of software reverse engineering including the use of debuggers and disassemblers.
    • The candidate must also be proficient in C.
    • The focus of the reverse engineering is typically desktop software applications on the x86 platform.
    • Familiarity with cryptographic algorithms and steganography is preferred.
    • The Cyber Software Engineer will be responsible for reverse engineering in support of our customer. 
    • The technical work consists of reverse engineering software, describing the functionality and implementation of the software in a technical report, and writing additional software in support of customer needs.


    Clearance Required: This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph.  Candidate must possess SCI eligibility. 


    Degree and Years of Experience: BS degree, with ten (10)  years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.


    Required Skills:

    • In depth experience in x86/x86_64 reverse engineering
    • Experience with C programming
    • In depth experience debugging software without source
    • 6+ years in use of debuggers to perform assembly level debugging of software, in both the user and kernel space

    Desired Skills: 

    • Experience with cryptographic algorithms and cryptanalysis
    • Expertise with IDA Pro and VMware (or other virtualization software)
    • Familiar with multiple platforms (Win, Linux, Android, OSX etc.) / Experience with additional architectures such as ARM
    • Knowledge of operating system internals
    • Experience with kernel development/debugging
    • Technical writing experience
    • Experience bypassing technical security protections (packing/DRM/obfuscation)
    • Familiar with stenographic techniques



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