CNO Analyst/Engineer II

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

Job Description

Clear Ridge is looking for a very specialized skill set: computer network operations (CNO) reverse engineers. The right candidate will focus on the development of new tools and capabilities. Work will be done either at a contractor facility while supporting the end customer, or directly in the customer facility; on a team of around 40 researchers, developers and testers that will help produce and refine capabilities, as well as resolve issues in existing tools.


Basic Qualifications:

•Strong Python skills, including experience
- Delivering Python-based products, e.g. command-line utilities for end-user use
- Using/integrating Python's logging framework
- In OO design and development in Python
- Networking in Python
• Comfortable working within collaborative work environments and associated tools, including
- Working within a team
- Using version control systems
- Using work tracking/ticketing systems
- Participating in code review processes and systems
• C Skills
- Writing and building small C products
- Reading and understanding C code
- Familiarity with common build tooling (make, CMake, Autotools)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of software test methodology, including
- Delineation between unit tests, system test, integration tests
- Specifying and implementing tests at different testing levels
• Experience in Python with:
- Using/extending Python's unittest framework
- Crossplatform development
- Using multithreading/multiprocessing paradigms in products

Minimum Qualifications:

• TS/SCI clearance

• CI/ Full Scope Poly

Additional Information

Beyond the position supporting our client, the right candidate will also have the ambition and drive to play a larger role in Clear Ridge. As a startup, the first select team members play a very important role in the direction and brand of our company. Company operations are transparent – we want you involved in everything we do, if you’re up for it. We’d be honored to have you as part of something bigger from the start.

We have a unique approach to compensation and benefits.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Disability Insurance
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • Competitive 401k Matching
  • Gym Wellness Stipend Per Month
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement and Bonuses
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Employee Referral Bonuses – You find more recruits, you get rewarded!
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Scholarly Publications/Whitepaper Bonuses
  • “Living in a HUBZone” Annual Bonuses
  • Semi-annual Reviews

*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.

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Posted On: Saturday, October 20, 2018

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