Cybersecurity Software Engineer
Beavercreek, OH 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

As a Cybersecurity Software Engineer you will influence the security of software across numerous high-profile DoD products. The right candidate will have a track record of shipping reliable software and who have a broad understanding of the security design of today's cloud-native technologies, including cryptographic implementations. You see the big picture, prioritize accordingly, and are comfortable with working at different levels of abstraction. Ideally, you have notable skills in one or more of the following:


  • Illustrate security requirements and security architectures of multiple industry products
  • Design systems and solution features with engineering teams to meet and exceed industry-standard security goals
  • Develop, guide, and monitor technical documentation to capture trades studies, system designs, analysis, and results related to a systems security posture such as identifying Critical Program Information (CPI) and creation of Anti-Tamper Plans
  • Development and documentation of security test and assessment plans; Execution of demonstrations and support to customer-led validation events
  • Support technical work products developed by a larger engineering team, supporting major milestone deliveries

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or another STEM discipline
  • 7+ years of professional experience in software security
  • Experience with C++ software development
  • Experience designing and implementing security solutions for operating systems, distributed systems, or other enterprise/large-scale infrastructure
  • Experience with Government cybersecurity policy and frameworks such as JSIG, ICD 503, NIST SP 800-53
  • Previous work on security engineering and architecture on or related to defense and/or national security systems
  • Notable skills in one or more of the following: applied crypto, network security, operating system security, secure/authenticated boot, incident response and adversary detection, and vulnerability research
  • Strong understanding of the "why" behind the product, systems, and security design
  • Experience working with various operating systems, communication protocols, and cloud-native technologies
  • Ability to effectively brief and interact regularly with a technically-oriented government customer
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of professional experience in software security
  • Proven track record of excelling across the broader security domain, encompassing embedded Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, Software Security and Anti-Tamper Engineering
  • Experience with Python and Rust software development
  • Fundamental understanding of network protocols; including the TCP/IP stack as well as UDP based protocols
  • Experience in the development, test, or management of aircraft-resident embedded software

Why LinQuest?

LinQuest Corporation has a stellar 40-year track record of providing end-to-end system-of-systems (SoS) architecture definition, engineering design, integration and test, and operations expertise to enable full lifecycle development and deployment of pre-eminent Space, Air, Land, Sea, Ground, and Cyberspace game-changing capabilities across US DOD and IC Customers' portfolios. Unique combination of in-depth domain knowledge, lessons learned-honed best practices, and mission-specific applications of principles, tools, and techniques of Digital Engineering (DE), DE Ecosystem (DEE), and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) set LinQuest apart from the competition to consistently deliver stellar high-value results for our customers. LinQuest's corporate vision and values place the employee at the center of utmost customer satisfaction, strategic business growth, and tactical execution excellence. Our employees' creative and inspirational drive, sense of fulfillment of personal and professional growth, and tightknit camaraderie within and across lines of business are essential in gaining and maintaining exceptional LinQuest corporate-wide results of new business awards and renewed contracts.

Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit:


Bachelors of Computer Science (required)

Licenses & Certifications
Secret (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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