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Senior Software Engineer / SELinux Security Engineer

Columbia, MD · Computer/Software
 Job Summary
Owl Cyber Defense (Tresys Technology **) currently has openings for Senior SELinux Security Engineers. These are full-time, Software Engineering roles supporting our Professional Services division. We want you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great! Our team is full of technology leaders who take a creative approach and are excited about making a difference! You should be interested in developing security solutions using Linux and Android. You will apply analysis, design, and implementation skills to develop, configure, and analyze Linux systems.

Who you are
  • You describe yourself as curious and persistent, love solving difficult technical problems, work best in a team environment, and like working on multiple projects at a time.
  • You are currently the lead Linux person at your environment or would like to be.
  • You enjoy understanding Linux OS security topics including: access control, least privilege, separation of duties, security goals, and defense in depth.
  • You have experience doing some software development in C, Java and Scripting languages like Python.
  • Experience in Go, Rust and Lua translates very well too.
  • You are familiar with developing embedded software in a Linux environment including writing Linux drivers.
  • You have a solid understanding of the TCP/IP stack.
  • You have the capability to use Wireshark and analyze PDU’s.
  • If you have experience writing SELinux policy, that is a huge plus!
  • You should have excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Complex software development is a team exercise and we need people that can find the answers and then help others understand.
  • You have familiarity with Linux administration, common services and command line usage.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science is preferred.
  Some of your job responsibilities will include:
  • You will use your creativity and a proven track record to find and implement solutions to real security problems. You will be asked to make contributions to architecture, design, test and implementation.
  • You will identify security vulnerabilities in the system components or network devices and provide innovative solutions.
  • You will provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.
  • You will secure Linux based servers, troubleshoot Linux boot issues and provide fixes.
  • You will identify relevant CVEs on our products and customer systems and close them out.
  • You will use collaborative software development tools and workflows, including version control. We typically use Git.
  • You will write reports and documents for certifications.
  • You will gain deep knowledge of Linux OS security processes, issues, and challenges.
  • You will work with a world class team of focused engineers.
  • You will lead junior engineers, mentor team members, work with sales and marketing, write white papers, and participate in outside conferences.
Foundational Requirements
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • U.S. Citizenship required due to Government contract requirements.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is preferred.

**Owl Cyber Defense and Tresys Technology are merging. (See more info: https://owlcyberdefense.com/company/owl-tresys/  and  https://www.tresys.com/news/merger)

About Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC
Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC is a fast-growing cybersecurity solutions company, holding a firm leadership position in network security and secure information transfer. It is a privately-owned US company based in Danbury, CT. For more information, see http://www.owlcyberdefense.com.
Owl Cyber Defense is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer
About Tresys:
Innovative Security Solutions is Our Business: Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Tresys Technology innovates and applies advanced technologies to solve the high-security requirements of commercial, critical infrastructure, defense and intelligence customers.

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