Senior Cryptographer

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/2/2020 5:43 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Full Time
Job Category
Software Engineering


Are you an experienced cryptographer looking for an exciting opportunity in the law enforcement and intelligence community? Do you have experience facilitating the development and deployment of capabilities on various cloud and other compute clusters?  Do you want to work for a great company while also impacting a valuable national security mission?


Noblis is seeking an experienced researcher to work as part of a scientifically diverse team in our Advanced Reverse Engineering and Cryptanalysis Programs. The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of software developers, computer scientists and mathematicians to research and design algorithms related to cryptography and security, and deploy new capabilities in a high performance computing setting. Primary responsibilities will be to facilitate the development and deployment of capabilities on various cloud and other compute clusters.      



Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant technical field, such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, or computer information systems, and a minimum of 8 years professional experience 
  • Experience in software development in C or C++ in a Windows or Linux/Unix environment
  • Experience with reverse engineering applications, including Windows kernel modules, with IDA Pro, OllyDbg, WinDbg, and other related tools.
  • Experience implementing standard cryptographic algorithms and protocols
  • Experience with Windows device driver development.     
  • Top Secret Clearance required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in a technical field, such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, or computer information systems.
  • Top Secret Clearance or higher preferred

Knowledgeable in the following domain areas:

  • Fundamentals of modern cryptographic protocols
  • Computational complexity and algorithms, and the optimization of algorithms and software to include parallel computing.
  • Current trends and advances in cryptographic theory and practice.
  • Automation of software analysis using standard tools, as well as novel approaches to vulnerability detection in both software and embedded systems.
  • Theory and design of cryptographic hashes, and standard security practices for password hashing.     


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


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Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


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