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Jacobs Embedded Developer 3 - TS/SCI w/Poly in Columbia, Maryland

Your Impact:

Are you interested in using your skills to help shape the Cyber, Security, & Intel space? If so, look no further. Jacobs is seeking an Embedded Developer to join our team of passionate individuals in Columbia, Maryland. In this role you will support challenging, mission-critical projects that make a direct impact on the nation’s security and intelligence mission.


  • Perform embedded development, vulnerability analysis, reverse engineering, software development, and operational support to solve many of the country’s toughest problems.

  • Apply expertise in C/C development, reverse engineering, x86 Assembly, and automated unit testing in Python to develop capabilities, research existing functionality, perform protocol analysis, and learn new technologies quickly.

  • Provide support throughout the development life cycle to the test team.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Knowledge of Software System Requirements Analysis, Design, Development, Integration, and/or Testing

  • Development experience with Virtual Environments (VMWare/ESXi, Open Stack, Open vSwitch, QEMU)

  • Experience with Software Reverse Engineering and/or debugging tools, such as IDAPro, OllyDbg, gdb, Ghidra, etc.

  • Familiarity with assembly languages (development or reversing)

  • Knowledge of low level, systems programming concepts

Clearance Required:

  • TS/SCI w/Poly

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university

Minimum Years of Experience:

  • Twelve (12) years’ experience with Software development experience using C, C/C , or other proprietary languages

  • Six (6) years’ experience with embedded platforms (Linux, Unix, Android, VxWorks)


  • Experience with vulnerability analysis and exploit development

  • Experience with Python

  • Experience with Assembly

  • Knowledge of telecommunications

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