Position Summary: Perform research, development and transition of cyber/security capabilities for CERT customers. Expand current research and develop new areas of research at CERT. Areas of interest include cyber security engineering, software assurance, cyber intelligence, network science analytics, malware analysis, cyber forensics, risk analysis and management, cyber protections, secure protocols, machine learning, usable security, cyber modeling and simulation, cyber workforce development and evaluation, secure programming languages, programming securely, vulnerability discover, anonymization networks, red teaming, cyber test and evaluations, etc.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Education/Training: PhD in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related field with ten (10) years of experience or equivalent combination of training and experiences.
Experience: In cyber security science/engineering or closely related field: (1) Ten (10) years of experience performing and transitioning research & development; (2) Published academic quality research or broadly disseminated technical artifacts (books, software, patents, etc.).
Skills/Abilities: Able to perform as principle investigator or technical lead for research, development and transition projects. Project management skills to complete work and deliver results on schedule and on budget. Have and can maintain knowledge about the state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice in an area of relevant science, engineering and security.
Physical Mobility: Travel to visit customers and conferences quarterly.
Environmental Conditions: Normal office setting with continuous usage of computers.
Mental: Able to work efficiently on difficult technical security problems with varying degrees of engagement with sponsors of the work.
Other: Pass a background investigation and be eligible for a U.S. DoD Clearance.
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