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Principal Cyber Engineer

College Park, MD 20740
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Peraton Labs

Peraton Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Peraton 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.

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).

Qualifications

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field is preferred.
  • Clearance required: TS SCI with 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.

Responsibilities

Peraton Labs delivers world-class 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 the most difficult and complex problems, shaping the state of the art in government and commercial settings. We are looking for candidates with a strong background and proven experience in networking research and development for Full-Time positions in our Systems and Cyber Security research group. Candidates will work with teams on challenging problems in the broad area of systems and network security, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. Technical areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Configuration, debugging and administration of carrier grade routers, transport switches, and firewalls from Juniper, Cisco, Fortinet, and other US and international vendors
  • Experience with large-scale commercial telecommunications hardware, software, protocols, standards and operational procedures.
  • Monitoring, analysis, trouble shooting and configuration of back haul and enterprise IP networks.
  • Familiarity with current and emerging network exploitation techniques
  • Experience with Malware remediation and vulnerability analysis
  • Experience in reverse engineering and with Ghidra and other RE tools a plus

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-19 Expires: 2021-07-20

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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