Associate Cyber Research Scientist - Job Order 2813

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
My client, a company of over 10,000 employees, works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets.

Responsibilities
We are looking for talented, motivated individuals who enjoy working in creative, stimulating environments with other world-class researchers on cutting-edge technologies to advance the state of the art in a vast array of problems in cyber security. You will work as part of a team to conceive and conduct in-depth research on topics in computer network defense (CND), computer network attack (CNA), and computer network operations (CNO). You will gain insights into cutting-edge technologies that will enable you to be part of the explosive growth in cyber security that is currently taking place in the world. If you want to make a difference and have fun doing it, lets talk!

Role:

We are seeking a Senior Research Scientist who will perform and lead applied research in one or more key areas related to cyber security and systems research. The qualified candidate will also have significant responsibilities for business development, leadership in his or her technical area, and customer interactions. Qualified applicants must be able to perform and lead applied research and development in one or more key areas of interest:

Full-spectrum cyber operations, including CND, CNA, and CNO.
Software reverse engineering & exploitation
Malware analysis
Network protocol development, analysis, and reverse engineering
Wired and wireless networks, primarily at the MAC layer and above
Host and network-based forensics analysis
Software-defined networking
Machine learning methods as applied to cyber security problems
Program analysis (including vulnerability detection and/or remediation)
AI planning and reasoning as applied to cyber security problems
Security and privacy research for mobile devices (Android, iPhone)
Virtualization platform development
Red-team experience in cyber exercises
Formal methods for modeling and analyzing software execution
Cryptographic protocols

This job is for the person who wants to not only be in cyber security but actually conduct research in this growing niche. Work with top defense and intelligence agencies. Get a clearance.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

US Citizen with ability to obtain a DoD security clearance at the SECRET level or higher
Demonstrated hands-on experience building systems in Python or C/C++; additional languages (Java, Rust, Go, etc) is a plus
Expert knowledge of Linux and Windows platforms
Familiarity with the principles and technologies used in modern TCP/IP networks
Ability to integrate, build, and test high-quality technical solutions
Effective communication and writing skills-

Reference: 599287124

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