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Senior Cyber Research Lead/Manager

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Responsibilities

We are looking for candidates with a expertise and experience in cyber security research and development for full-time positions in our Cyber Security research group.


Candidates will provide technical leadership and work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to

complex problems. Our projects span several areas of interest, including (but not limited to):

  • Full-spectrum cyber operations, including CND, CNE, CNA, and CNO.
  • Program analysis, including program understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation
  • Malware analysis and reverse engineering
  • Resilient networking in support of cyber mission goals
  • Autonomous agent development
  • Software-defined networking for cyber defense and deception
  • Cryptographic techniques for assured computation
  • Symbolic logic and theorem proving for automating network configuration
  • Application of formal methods for secure and resilient systems
  • 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

Senior Research Scientists play leadership roles on teams that design, implement, and test research prototypes and software systems aimed at solving cutting-edge cyber security research problems in the above areas. Senior Research Scientists are expected to work independently in a collaborative technical environment and provide technical leadership, including mentoring junior staff members; creativity and initiative are a plus.


Qualifications

Requires BA/BS with 10 years of experience with at least 4 years of management level responsibility. Incumbent has specialized knowledge in at least one area of expertise and a general knowledge in 1-2 other areas.

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific/engineering discipline.
  • Minimum experience
    • 10+years with Bachelor's degree
    • 8+ years with Masters degree
    • 5+years with Ph.D.
  • Experience as a technical lead on software development projects or research teams
  • Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas
  • Expertise in one or more of: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, or similar languages
  • Working knowledge of Linux, MacOS, Windows, and mobile operating systems, platforms and internals
  • Working knowledge of modern computer networking technologies
  • Working knowledge of modern development practices and toolsets (Git, subversion, CI/CD toolchains)

Other Relevant Skills (not required, but any are a plus):

  • Experience as a Principal Investigator on DoD/IC research projects
  • Experience in business development, including technical marketing, idea generation, and authoring whitepapers and proposals for new work.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Program Analysis
    • Computer networking protocol design and/or analysis
    • Compute and network emulation, containerization, and virtualization
    • Reverse Engineering
    • Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
    • Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
  • Experience with one or more of the following classes of tools and frameworks:
    • Binary Analysis Tools, such as GHIDRA, Hex-Rays IDA, Binary Ninja, Angr,
    • Debugging and Sandboxing tools, such as Cuckoo sandbox, OllyDBG, WinDbg
    • CNO toolsets, including Metasploit, Cobalt Strike
    • Network emulation frameworks including CORE, EMANE, MiniNet
    • Container and Orchestration solutions, including: Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Terraform
    • Cloud services experience (AWS, Azure, OpenStack)
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in the U.S. DoD/IC research community
  • CNO operational experience


About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-06-09

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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