• Software Engineer (Research)

    Job Locations US-NY-Ithaca
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/30/2018 2:25 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Advanced software development in a large C/C++ codebase.  Build new components and extend existing tooling to meet project needs. Implement both exploratory research prototypes and high-quality library components and products. Significant experience contributing to large projects, developing software, focus on C and C++.


    A research-oriented software engineer is expected to:

    • Study and implement approaches drawn from academic literature or in-house design
    • Evaluate the resulting prototype implementation to test its value in addressing the research goals
    • Report results to the PI and respond by adapting the prototype to better address research goals
    • Contribute to presentations and written reports that keep research sponsors up to date on project progress
    • Prepare prototypes for demonstrations and evaluations by research sponsors



    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent and 3+ years post-degree experience working in structured systems and/or software development teams, C/C++ or Graduate Degree in Computer Science
    • Experience in development activities on large code bases as well as developing software from scratch
    • Familiarity with common software architectures, design patterns, and software development life cycle practices 


    • Knowledge of machine code, especially ARM, x86 or x86-64
    • Compiler design, compiler front-end integration, C/C++ parsers
    • Knowledge of common LISP
    • Static analysis for binaries and/or source code
    • Dynamic analysis, program instrumentation, and profiling
    • System-administration experience, especially related to security
    • Reverse-engineering
    • Malware-analysis techniques


    About the Company


    Innovation is at the heart of GrammaTech, and we are constantly pushing the boundaries of software research and development–from software assurance and software integrity to cyber‐security, threat mitigation and autonomic computing. We develop new technologies and see the results of our research incorporated into tools used by engineers and security professionals worldwide.


    GrammaTech was founded in 1988, with the firmly‐grounded purpose of helping today’s organizations develop tomorrow’s software. With a focus on the evolving cyber‐security landscape, software hardening and intelligent systems, we tackle the most challenging software issues through a constant stream of highly innovative research and commercial development programs. Headquartered in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York, we offer positions in Ithaca, NY and Madison, WI, as well as opportunities for remote employment.


    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health care plan options, a generous paid time off program, flexible hours, company‐sponsored employee pension plan, and opportunities for professional and personal development. 


    GrammaTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 
    Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


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