Principal Reverse Engineer

Embedded Software Fort Meade, MD


Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required 

As a Reverse Engineer at Visionist you will work on up-and-coming projects where you will design, develop, prototype, modify, and integrate solutions to provide mission-centric results. You will work closely with analysts, operators, data scientists and other software engineers to provide mission tactical support. You can learn Java, JavaScript, Bash, PowerShell, Perl, C#, Rust, developing industry specific software in Linux/Windows/Embedded applications, Vulnerability Research and Exploit development, end-to-end SIGINT collection and analysis systems, and production capabilities and operations.

For over 12 years, Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. We are an employee- owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.  If you'd like to join a collaborative group supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Learn more about us at


5 Benefits We Know You Will Love! 
  - Grow with career progression opportunities and personalized road maps
  - Supported and company paid upskilling through continued education, training, conferences, and lunch & learns
  - 32 days off per year (4 weeks PTO + 12 holidays) 
  - Competitive pay including an annual raise AND end of year bonus
  - Fun and frequent employee events and family gatherings like lunches, happy hours, cooking contests, D&D club, and much more!

  - Augment existing toolsets
  - Derive, document, and analyze requirements
  - Build prototypes to demonstrate understanding of mission requirements
  - Produce end toolsets that can operate within mission constraints

  - Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  - 12 years of experience in reverse engineering
  - Produce and modify software systems in C/C++/Python
  - Provide support for fielded software systems
  - Experience with Git and Subversion as well as Atlassian Tools like Jira and Confluence


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Next steps: Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you. We have a streamlined process of phone screen with a recruiter, interview with a Visionist team at our HQ in Columbia, MD, and that is all!

Interested in learning more about Visionist and the work we do? Check out our website!


U.S citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents are not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain / maintain a government security clearance. 

Visionist, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities employer.