Want to learn the latest cybersecurity techniques? Do you look forward to tough challenges? Are you willing to put forth your very best? Then you’ve come to the right place. At Percival, we believe in a People First approach – providing a fun and challenging environment that promotes innovation, creative thinking, and treating one another like family. Located in Columbia, Maryland, our small business develops cutting-edge engineering solutions to protect our nation's assets. Our team specializes in vulnerability analysis and research, system emulation, software engineering, reverse engineering, embedded development, and cyber security. We are seeking several Systems Engineers to join our diverse team of engineers dedicated to solving the most challenging cyber threats.

* All candidates must be eligible to obtain or maintain a US Security Clearance, therefore US citizenship is required

Job Type:

  • Mid or Senior Level, Full Time
  • Non-Remote – Columbia, MD

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform traditional System Engineering and Vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities
  • Activities are focused on analyzing large-scale weapon systems, breaking the systems down into components, analyzing components/systems for cyber vulnerabilities, and developing mitigations or countermeasures

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have a degree in Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Information Systems.
    • System Engineering of secure command, control, communications, and intelligence (C3I systems)
    • Analyzing needs, deriving system level requirements, and contributing to the design, development, and implementation and maintenance of computer networks and systems
    • Microelectronics Engineering, integrated circuit design and integrated circuit reverse engineering skills
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience as a system engineer
  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph required.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-160 systems security engineering considerations for systems engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to foster relationship development
  • Experience with independent verification & validation of security requirements and capabilities
  • Familiarity with weapons system/space-based systems/embedded systems/tactical networks development, sustainment, and security operations is a plus
  • Experience in vulnerability discovery, and analysis tools, fuzzing tools, and dynamic system analysis