Wireless Test Engineer

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We are looking for a Wireless Software Test Engineer with expertise in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi embedded development and testing environments. This role requires a self-motivated learner working individually or as part of a team to test and deploy embedded wireless systems. Knowledge of and/or ability to rapidly learn wireless communications, protocols, exploits, and vulnerabilities will be critical to testing and evaluating operational systems.

You’d like to do this

  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi communications (e.g., standards, protocols, handshakes, network bridging)
  • Programming in ARM architecture. Preferably one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Rust, Python, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of transport layer encryption standards including: WPA, WPA2, WEP, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, EAP-AKI.
  • Bluetooth / Wi-Fi protocol stacks and known vulnerabilities.
  • Perform Layer 1 wireless (e.g., Bluetooth, Wi-Fi) communications analysis to evaluate vulnerabilities.
  • Embedded Linux distributions (e.g., OpenWRT), boot environments and utilities (e.g., U-Boot, Barebox, BusyBox), process and system manipulation (e.g., ps, nice, init, systemd), and networking/dataflow tools (e.g., nmap, netcat/socat/ncat, tcpdump).
  • Test:
    • Authoring Test Plans
    • Executing unit tests
    • Documenting results
    • Penetration testing.
  • Version control systems (e.g., SVN, Git).
  • Ticketing / task tracking systems (e.g., Jira)
  • Leading a team

You’re required to have this

  • Ten (10) years’ experience in software/firmware design, development, and testing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university.  An appropriate Master's degree may be substituted for two (2) of the required years of experience.
  • This position requires the successful candidate to have and maintain an active federal security clearance, TS/SCI clearance with a poly is required.


About BlueHalo Intelligence Systems

BlueHalo's Intel division provides specialized operational support, services and technology to plan, design, develop and execute critical missions in the national security community. BlueHalo generates actionable insights from analytics through a suite of operationalized AI/ML tools for data collection/ingestion and subsequent text, geospatial, time series and image/video analytics to support open-source intelligence. BlueHalo is a national source for classified Cyber/SIGINT missions and a leading provider of blockchain/crypto analytics and platform cyber resiliency, specializing in offensive and defensive cyber and SIGINT warfare technologies.

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Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
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