Senior Research Scientist

    • Peraton
  • Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Posted 40 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Leadership
Nexus
Adobe AIR
SAFE
Utilities
Cyber security
Operations
Malware analysis
SDN
Artificial intelligence
Reasoning
Machine Learning (ML)
Business analytics
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Computer science
Computer engineering
Electrical engineering
Applied mathematics
Physics
C
C++
Java
Python
Linux
OS X
Microsoft Windows
Operating systems
Git
Apache Subversion
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
IT management
Software development
Business development
Technical marketing
IDEA
Program evaluation
Computer networking
Design
Virtualization
Reverse engineering
Real-time
RTOS
FPGA
Debugging
WinDbg
Metasploit
Network
Emulation
Orchestration
Docker
Kubernetes
Terraform
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
OpenStack
DevOps
Agile
DoD
IC
Integrated circuit
Internal communications
Research
SCA
Insurance
Financing

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities

Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore , and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Lab's cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques and cyber operations and experimentation platforms.

Our projects span several areas of interest. Our core competencies include (but are not limited to):

Program analysis, including program understanding, vulnerability identification, and remediation
Malware analysis and reverse engineering
Resilient networking in support of cyber mission goals
Software-defined networking for cyber defense and deception
Artificial intelligence (reasoning, probabilistic inference, machine learning)
Qualifications

Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific/engineering discipline.

Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas

Expertise in one or more of: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, or similar languages

Working knowledge of Linux, MacOS, Windows, and mobile operating systems, platforms and internals

Working knowledge of modern computer networking technologies

Working knowledge of modern development practices and toolsets (Git, subversion, CI/CD toolchains)

Other Relevant Skills (not required, but any are a plus):

Experience as a technical lead on software development projects or research teams
Experience as a Principal Investigator on DoD/IC research projects
Experience in business development, including technical marketing, idea generation, and authoring whitepapers and proposals for new work.
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Program Analysis
Computer networking protocal design and/or analysis
Compute and network emulation, containerization, and virtualization
Reverse Engineering
Real-Time Operation Systems (RTOS)
Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Experience with one or more of the following classes of tools and frameworks:

Binary Analysis Tools, such as GHIDRA, Hex-Rays IDA, Binary Ninja, Angr,
Debugging and Sandboxing tools, such as Cuckoo sandbox, OllyDBG, WinDbg
CNO toolsets, including Metasploit, Cobalt Strike
Network emulation frameworks including CORE, EMANE, MiniNet
Container and Orchestration solutions, including: Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Terraform
Cloud services experience (AWS, Azure, OpenStack)
Experience with DevOps and Agile development methodologies
Experience in the U.S. DoD/IC research community
CNO operational experience


Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Retirement
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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