Software Engineer (Vulnerability Data Curation)

Job Locations US-NY-Ithaca | US-MD-Bethesda | US
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/30/2020 10:34 AM)
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GrammaTech is seeking a skilled software engineer to work on a new product for assessing the risk of security vulnerabilities in the software supply chain. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for the creation and curation of databases that relate code to security vulnerabilities. Close attention to detail is paramount.


  • Create and maintain scripts to harvest raw data from package managers and vulnerability databases
  • Curate the contents of the product database
  • Work with an agile team to deliver the product to customers in both SaaS and on-premises contexts
  • Explore innovative ways to expand the scope of the database, its production, and its management



  • BS or better in Computer Science
  • At least 3 years of experience in agile software development
  • Experience in code-level software security
  • Experience with SaaS products deployed with Docker containerization under Kubernetes


  • Python
  • Databases – both SQL and noSQL
  • Package managers
  • Building open-source projects from source for different platforms

 Bonus skills:

  • C/C++
  • Compiler internals and machine code

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 Bethesda, MD, and a Research and Development Center in Ithaca, NY, 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/Disability/Veterans/Affirmative Action employer. 
Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


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