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Cyber Security Software Engineer

Cleveland, OH 44135
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Cyber Security Software Engineer

Software Engineer III

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is seeking a Software Engineer to provide support to our NASA customer.  Glenn Research Center is leading the development of a modeling and simulation capability for cybersecurity research for the System Wide Safety (SWS) project.  The initial use case for this simulation capability is modeling Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) across a largely wireless network. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide support in development, execution and analysis of simulations

  • Assist in the development of scenarios from high-level requirements and process the results

  • Assist in the development of software to create new and expand existing modeling capabilities

  • Analyze high-level scenario requirements and develop a network model, PKI model and simulation interactions

  • Analyze results from various scenarios to influence improved cybersecurity methodologies

  • Architecture and interface definition

  • PKI Library Completion for Wired Scenario Verification

  • PKI Library Modification for Wireless Scenario

  • Network Simulator Modification for Library Integration

  • Scenario Generation

  • Wired Network Model Scenarios and Verification Analysis

  • Wireless Network Model Scenarios and Analysis


Required Skills:


  • Software programming support in C++ and Python

  • Software engineering and development with experience and knowledge in the following areas:

    • Good understanding of data communications and networking concepts and standards such as routing, TCP/IP, UDP, and Link layer protocols

    • Good understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, and modern methodologies) and object-oriented design patterns

    • Good understanding of data protection methodologies, network and software security technologies

    • Good understanding of software architecture trends and utilize software architecture strategies to influence designs to include aspects such as performance, scalability, maintainability and security

    • Experience with software tools: Git/GitHub, CMake, and Visual Studio. Ability to document design and interfaces for the modeling and simulation effort


Other Desired Skills:


  • Experience and knowledge in the following areas:

    • NASA Software Engineering Requirements

    • Organization of computer software configuration items and component object modules

    • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently or as a member of a software development team




  • Computer Science or Software Engineering degree

  • Ph.D. and 0-3 years of experience; or Master's degree and 3-6 years of experience; or Bachelor's degree and 5-10 years of experience


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.


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Posted: 2020-08-05 Expires: 2020-09-04

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