Jr Embedded Software / Reverse Engineer (Clearance Sponsorship Available)*

Embedded Software Fort Meade, MD


** Eligibility for active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required.**

You’ll be providing analysis and solutions to cyber related missions and products. Our customer has a wide variety of products that our team of software engineers, embedded developers, and system administrators work together to support. Our developers are responsible for all aspects of the product development lifecycle, from producing code that runs on a variety of platforms (Windows, Linux, and embedded devices) to providing backend processing and analysis scripts. Development efforts can vary from month to month depending on what our customer needs. Whether it's developing in C/C++ on Windows, writing assembly code for embedded devices, or providing the Python scripts that glue everything together, our engineers are excited by each new opportunity presented to them. Our system administrators are the best at enabling our developers, providing the tools and resources required to meet the wide range of requirements our customer has. If you enjoy working in an environment where you'll have the opportunity to work on multiple technologies across multiple products, this is the perfect opportunity for you.


  • Work with a small team of developers, performing embedded software development with C and conducting reverse engineering on software and firmware.
  • Identify risks, suggest mitigation, track defects, develop resolutions, and report status.
  • Develop and execute unit tests and build verification test plans, and track and report test status.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. -or- At least 5 years experience (with no degree).
  • 1+ years of experience writing embedded software and/or performing software reverse engineering.

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of Ghidra and/or IDA.
  • Knowledge of embedded Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS).
  • Experience with Python.
  • Desire to code in C and one or more of C++, Assembly or Java
  • TS/SCI with poly preferred but can sponsor if needed. 

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develop a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights: 

  • 15% retirement combined contribution( 5% matching + 10% additional) to 401K and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year
  • 4 weeks paid time off that is never “use or lose” AND 12 paid holidays
  • Flexible hours with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off or receive straight time overtime
  • $10k tuition reimbursement or $1,950 student loan help annually
  • CareFirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Government shutdown protection means employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days the year for inclement weather or budget issues
  • Career growth through continuing education, training, conferences, and lunch & learns
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take out meals, and more
  • $600 annual lifestyle bonus to support your personal fitness, tech upgrades, or donate it to charity
  • Competitive pay including annual raises and bonuses
  • Fun employee and family gatherings like lunches, picnics, cooking contests, D&D club, and more 

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

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