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Chief Research Scientist- Cyber Security

College Park, Maryland, United States
Business Group Highlights 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. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to bull Full-spectrum cyber operations, including CND, CNE, CNA, and CNO. bull Experience with large-scale commercial telecommunications hardware, software, protocols, standards and operational procedures. bull Configuration, debugging and administration experience with carrier grade routers, transport switches, and firewalls from Juniper, Cisco, Fortinet, and other US and international vendors bull Experience in leading the test, measurement, and integration of prototyped software, hardware, and systems capabilities. bull Expertise in Ghidra and other reverse engineering tools is required bull Lead trade studies, analysis of alternatives and develop CONOPS bull Program analysis, including understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation bull Experience with Malware analysis bull Software-defined networking for cyber defense and deception bull Wired and wireless systems architectures and protocols Qualifications Requires Bacheloraposs (or equivalent) with 15-20 years of experience or a Masteraposs with 13 - 15 years of experience or PhD with 10-13 years of experience. bull PhD in Computer ScienceEngineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field OR Master's degree is preferred. bull U.S. Citizen with TS SCI Clearance strongly preferred bull Past experience as a technicalintegration lead on at least one major effort bull Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to support customer-facing roles. bull Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas bull Past experience in business development including idea generation, whitepapers, and proposals bull Place of performance College Park, Md. 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 sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple never stop solving our nation's 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 anAAEEOEmployer - MinoritiesWomenVeteransDisabled 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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