Digital Prospectors C Software Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts

C Software Engineer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Peter Roos at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: C Software Engineer

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.


Our client’s Cyber System Assessments Group provides vulnerability analysis testing for a variety of government customers. The Group is in need of an Engineer for software development to help build and maintain our in house fuzzer.

Position Scope/Job Functions

  • Write to meet specifications developed by staff to add additional modules for our existing fuzzer

  • Participate in shaping the direction of our fuzzer

  • Test applicability of academic and industry advances in fuzzing to our platform

  • Maintain existing fuzzer code

Skills: Required

Expert in C and Python programming

Linux and Windows kernel development experience;

Experience writing Hypervisors;

Experience with modern software development tools including git and static analysis tools;

Familiarity with x86/x86-64 assembly languages

Skills: Preferred

Knowledge of symbolic execution and other program analysis techniques;

Familiarity with x86, PowerPC, and/or ARM architectures;

Experience with fuzzing;

Software vulnerability research experience;

Experience with reverse engineering

Education/Professional Certifications/Substituting Off-Set

PhD plus 5 years min experience or MS plus 8 years minimum experience

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

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Phone: 603-772-2700