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Date Posted:

2023-06-23

Country:

United States of America

Location:

MD230: 300 Sentinel Drive Suite300 AJ 300 Sentinel Drive Suite 300, Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701 USA

Position Role Type:

Onsite

You have been redirected to RTX’s career page as we have recently transitioned from RTX to become a standalone company, which provides us with greater autonomy and opportunities for growth. As a prospective employee of Nightwing, you’ll have the chance to contribute to our continued success and shape the future of our cybersecurity, intelligence, and services offerings.


Position Description:
Emulation developers design custom software tools and techniques to emulate hardware architectures, including microprocessors, memory, bus architectures, communication devices, storage, peripherals, human interface devices, systems-on-a-chip (SoCs), and more. They have a strong understanding of how systems work “under the hood,” and as a result they work at the hardware level and the lowest level of software, where the operating system interacts with hardware. They also mentor and lead junior-level developers to accomplish mission objectives and solve real-time engineering challenges.
Successful candidates will enjoy reversing complex, novel, and poorly documented systems. They will perform reverse engineering at all levels, to include manual and automated analysis with Ghidra, IDA, and other tools. Scripting and automation of reverse engineering tasks within the framework is a common requirement. Occasionally the reversing will also include hardware or complex databases and applications.
 

Required Skills: 

  • Five (5) years’ experience programming in C, C++, Assembly and Python
  • Four (4) years’ experience developing in one (1) or more of the following: Windows applications using Visual Studio or .NET environments, UNIX applications using make files or comparable build environments, Mission-applicable platforms
  • Two (2) years’ experience developing software systems that emulate real hardware or firmware
  • Strong understanding of networking principles; ability to quickly understand new protocol stacks
  • Experience writing and managing software requirements
  • Experience with modern software test techniques and platforms
  • Experience with modern continuous integration techniques and platforms
  • Experience with modern source control (git, Atlassian, or similar)
     

Desired Skills:

  • Hypervisor development
  • FPGA development
  • Device driver development
  • Low-level experience in multiple operating systems and instruction sets
  • JTAG debugging

 
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years’ experience in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or equivalent; six (6) years’ of total relevant experience can be substituted for a degree.
 
Security Clearance:
Qualified applicants may be subject to a security investigation, U.S. Citizenship is required.  

Previously part of a leading Fortune 100 company and headquartered in Dulles, VA; Nightwing became independent in 2024 but continues to support the nation’s most mission impactful initiatives.

When we formed Nightwing, we brought a deep set of credentials and an unfaltering commitment to the mission. For over four decades, our team has been providing some of the world’s most technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence support services to the U.S. government on its most important missions.

At Nightwing, we value collaboration and teamwork. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. Together, we’ll leverage our collective expertise to drive innovation, solve complex problems, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

Thank you for considering joining us as we embark on this new journey and shape the future of cybersecurity and intelligence together as part of the Nightwing team.

The salary range for this role is 85,000 USD - 179,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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