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Senior Cyber Research Scientist

College Park, MD 20740
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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.


Responsibilities

Perspecta Labs delivers world-class 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 the most difficult and complex problems, shaping the state of the art in government and commercial cyber security. We are looking for candidates with a strong background and proven experience in cyber and networking research and development for Full-Time positions in our Cyber Security research group. Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive and develop prototypes, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. Technical areas of interest include, but are not limited to:


Experience with Malware analysis
Program analysis, including understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation
Expertise in reverse engineering and with Ghidra and other RE tools required
Experience with large-scale commercial telecommunications hardware, software, protocols, standards and operational procedures.
Configuration, debugging and administration experience with carrier grade routers, transport switches, and firewalls from Juniper, Cisco, Fortinet, and other US and international vendors
Experience in leading the test, measurement, and integration of prototyped software, hardware, and systems capabilities.
Lead trade studies, analysis of alternatives and develop CONOP


Qualifications

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


Clearance required: TS SCI with a Poly
Experience working on site as part of a mixed government/contractor workforce in support of a shared mission
Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas

Place of performance: College Park, Md.

*Candidates who receive an offer prior to December 31, 2020 may be eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000 if hired into the following role with Perspecta Labs: Senior Principal Cyber Research Engineer (2020-100051). Sign-on bonuses are not guaranteed and eligibility requirements apply. Payment terms will begin after the first 90 days of employment and are subject to applicable tax-withholdings.


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).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-22

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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