Cyber Research Scientist – Job Order 2844

Location near Beltsville, MD 20704
Compensation: DOE
US citizenship required

They are more than a research lab; they are an innovation hub. They have an entreprenurial spirit molding technology of the future. They are involved in cybersecurity, data analytics, advanced networking, wireless and mobility, display technologies, optical and quantum, power grid and IoT security, and electronic warfare. The industries they work in include smart cities and smart phones, intelligent battlefields and autonomous systems, telecommunications, energy, finance, government, life sciences and defense. They have 225 scientists, engineers and analysts on staff, 260+ issued, licensed and pending patents. They have more than 125 PhD’s on staff, 40+ collaborations with universities, research organizations and vendors. Assitionally they have 100+ on-going customer-funded research and technology programs.

Full-spectrum cyber operations, including CND, CNE, CNA, and CNO.
Program analysis, including understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation
Software-defined networking for cyber defense and deception
Cryptographic techniques for assured computation
Symbolic logic and theorem proving for automating network configuration
Wired and wireless systems architectures and protocols
(autonomous control, adaptive networking, cognitive radios, mobile applications)
Application of mathematic, statistics, and linguistics to large data sets to uncover patterns, extract information and gain understanding
Artificial intelligence (reasoning, probabilistic inference, machine learning)
Qualifications
Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas
Expertise in one or more of the following languages/platforms:
C, C++, Python, Go, Lisp, Prolog, Java, SDN, SDR, RTOS, FPGA
Working knowledge of Linux, Mac, Windows, and mobile
operating systems, platforms and internals
US Permanent Resident (US citizen preferred), this requirement is due to the fact that much of our work is done pursuant to federal government contracts that require this status
Preferred

Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
Familiarity with the principles and technologies used in wired and wireless networks
Experience with compute and network emulation, containerization, and virtualization
Expertise in one or more of the following tools:
HexRays IDA, Binary Ninja, Angr, OllyDBG, WinDbg, Cuckoo Sandbox, Metasploit, CobaltStrike, CORE, MiniNet, Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes
Experience/interest in business development including idea generation, whitepapers, and proposals
Active security clearance

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