Senior Cyber Security Researcher – Job Order 2927

Location: near Beltsville, MD
US citizen, maybe permanent resident
Compensation: $100K to $160o

Will be involved with CND (Computer Network Defense), CNE (Computer Network Exploitation), CNA (Computer Network Attack), and CNO (Computer Network Operations).
Understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation
Malware analysis and reverse engineering
Software-defined networking (SDN) for cyber defense
Cryptographic techniques
Symbolic logic and theorem proving for automating network configuration
Application of formal methods for secure and resilient systems
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 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
PhD in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 5+ years relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 7+ years relevant experience OR BS/BA with 10+ years relevant experience
Past experience as a technical/integration lead
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to support customer facing roles.
Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas
U.S. Citizens strongly preferred – permanent residents may be considered if highly qualified

Preferred
Past experience as a Principal Investigator (PI) on at least one major effort.
Past experience in business development including idea generation, whitepapers, and proposals
Strong record of patents and/or publications in peer-reviewed conferences or journals
Active security clearance

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