• Cyber Security Researcher

    Location US-NJ-Basking Ridge
    Job ID
    2018-51098
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Scientific
    Residency Status
    U.S. Permanent Residency Required
    Clearance
    No Clearance Required
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. As the innovation hub of Perspecta, Perspecta Labs is molding the future of emerging technologies. We refuse to think inside the box. Our experts conduct leading research in machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), mobile communications and internet of things (IoT) technologies that provides customers with transformative insights and real-time situational intelligence. With your finger on the pulse of next-gen technology, you’ll be rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for talented, motivated individuals who enjoy working in creative, stimulating environments with other world-class researchers on cutting-edge technologies to solve the world’s problems and advance the state of the art in a vast array of problems in cyber security. You will work as part of a team to conceive and conduct in-depth research on topics in cyber defense, cyber attack, cyber experimentation. You will gain insights into cutting-edge technologies that will enable you to be part of the explosive growth in cyber security that is currently taking place in the world. If you want to make a difference and have fun doing it, let’s talk!

    Qualifications

      Required Qualifications • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (prefer graduate degree) • Proficiency in at least one systems programming language (e.g. C, C++) and at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl) • Demonstrated hands-on experience with operating systems (Linux or Windows). • Effective communication and writing skills. • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.   Desired Qualifications • Experience with cyber security technologies including intrusion detection and attack mitigation. • Experience with performing scientific experiments, investigations, observations and related research studies into the nature and operation of computer and networked systems, using scientific methods. • Experience with modeling and simulation of wired and wireless networks using tools such as ns-3, OPNET, QualNet. • Experience with virtualization technologies.

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