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Cyber/Network Research Scientist

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Perspecta 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, Perspecta Labs excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve challenging and complex problems. We are looking for candidates with a background in cyber security, networking and 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 design, implement and test solutions, utilizing a simulation testbed, in the areas of cyber security, networking and machine learning 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.


Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Strong understanding of data communications, networking protocols and networking fundamentals
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in the area of cyber security associated with both offensive and defensive cyber operations
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience using Linux, Windows and Android operating systems
  • Familiarity with operation of network components such as switches, routers and firewalls
  • Software development experience with C/C++, Java, Python and other scripting languages
  • 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 Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta 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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-19 Expires: 2020-11-19

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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