LGS Innovations Software Cybersecurity Engineer III in Lisle, Illinois


LGS Innovations, a leader in solving the most complex networking and communications challenges, is seeking a * Software Cybersecurity Engineer III* for our Lisle, IL location.

In this position you will work under minimal supervision, perform security analysis of embedded systems, firmware products, and software applications focusing on finding and removing vulnerabilities. Additional responsibilities include research, development, and usage of vulnerability detection tools.

LGS Innovations solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government, state and local governments, foreign governments, and commercial organizations worldwide. LGS delivers groundbreaking research, and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage that contributes to the mission and operational success of its customers. LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices nationwide. We provide our employees with competitive compensation packages and a full range of benefits, including vacation, medical, dental, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and paid parental leave.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform systems level and source code analysis of communications systems to find and remediate security vulnerabilities
  • Provide system analysis and implementation of security related features
  • Support technical leadership, design, documentation, and implementation/enhancements to security tools such as static analysis, fuzzing, vulnerability scanning.
  • Design, develop, test and maintain features for real-time embedded software on custom communications systems
  • Understand customer requirements, identify risks and implement solutions to deliver quality software solutions
  • Travel to other LGS locations or customer sites as necessary
  • Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies
  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S; policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level necessary to perform the duties of the position


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline and 4-6 years related experience or an equivalent combination of skills, education, and experience.
  • Master’s degree desired
  • Must have experience with application security including penetration testing, fuzzing, finding vulnerabilities, and secure coding practices in C/C++
  • Knowledge of software security concepts such as intrusion detection, cryptography, authentication, firewalls, secure coding practices
  • Experience with multiple programming languages including C++, and C
  • Scripting language experience required, such as Python and Perl
  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing opportunities required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective teamwork skills

For a listing of all LGS Innovations open positions, please visit our website at http://www.lgsinnovations.com/careers

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Location: Lisle, IL

# of openings: 1

JOB TITLE: Software Cybersecurity Engineer III

Location: Lisle, IL

Travel Requirements: Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary