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Senior Research Scientist

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Responsibilities

Peraton Labs delivers world-class networking, machine learning, cyber research and engineering to government agencies, telecom carriers, utilities and commercial enterprises. Drawing on its Bell Labs heritage, Peraton Labs excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve challenging and complex problems. We are looking for candidates with a strong Computer Science background and experience in software development for full-time positions. Candidates will work as part of a team to research, conceive and develop solutions by applying innovative approaches to solving customer problems.

The candidate will work on a team to write software and design, implement and test solutions, utilizing a simulation testbed, in the areas of cyber security and networking for wireless and wired networks. The candidate will also participate in preparing presentations and demonstrations for technical information exchanges with the end customer. The work entails using problem solving skills to design and prototype innovative solutions to prove out technical concepts that address customer cyber requirements.


Qualifications

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

  • Degree (graduate degree preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Strong software development experience with C/C++, Java, Python and other scripting languages
  • Experience in DevSecOps, containers, microservices, Kubernetes is a plus
  • Strong understanding of data communications, networking protocols and networking fundamentals
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in the area of cyber security
  • Strong systems skills (Linux, Windows)
  • Familiarity with operation of network components such as switches, routers and firewalls
  • Understanding and experience with ns-3 simulation environment is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with customers
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction
  • US citizenship required

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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