Peraton Corporation

  • Cyber - Mobile Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2019 9:17 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Cyber - Mobile Software Engineer that will do research and develop vulnerability mitigations for mobile devices (tablets and phones). Tasking analysis will include testing & evaluating functionality and performance of commercial virtualization products. The candidate will document results to demonstrate trade-offs and will make security architecture and product recommendations to the customer.


    • Experience with mobile device architectures (e.g., x86, ARM)
    • Experience with encryption and secure communications (e.g., IPsec)
    • Working knowledge of virtualization products (e.g., Xen, OpenXT) and components (e.g., hypervisors, vTPMs)
    • Familiarity with wireless device drivers
    • Ability to apply cybersecurity concepts (i.e., confidentiality, integrity, availability) in practice
    • A passion for research, analysis, and tinkering




    • BS degree, with five (05) years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Mobile device and/or virtualization engineering experience (Linux, Virtualization, Scripting, Automation, Security)
    • Experience with iOS or Android internals/vulnerability research
    • Experience with C programming


    • Experience with Linux kernel development
    • Experience with reverse engineering
    • Experience with ARM assembly



    *This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret SCI security clearance and a polygraph.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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