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Network Security Research Scientist

Company: Peraton
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


Role and responsibility for this position:

The network security research scientist will develop innovative solutions to solve hard, real-world networking problems. You'll take responsibility to accomplish specific deliverables within a small team setting of fellow engineers. You'll communicate and collaborate with fellow team members and help guide junior staff.


Education Requirements:

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Skills and Experience You Should Possess:

Expertise in one or more: C, C++, Java, Python, Hands-on development experience in Cybersecurity
Modern development practices and toolsets (Git, subversion, CI/CD toolchains)
Experience running docker containers
Experience developing in and administering Linux, using bash
Experience with Networking Protocols
Experience with configuring Network appliances
A passion to learn something new every day and to stay up-to-date with developments in your field
Adept at independent problem-solving and comfortable with a general approach of taking initiative to find and develop solutions

Additional Desired Skills :

Ability to grasp the "big picture" and see beyond specific problems
Network emulation frameworks including CORE, EMANE, MiniNet
Experience with threat intelligence research
Experience with SMT solvers

Minimum Clearance Required:
None, but Top Secret highly preferred

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.

Who we're looking for:

Cyber: We are looking for staff with a strong interest (and ideally a track record) in cyber security research and development.
Generalists: You should have a breadth of knowledge across multiple domains. You'll typically focus your work on the domain(s) of your specialty or preference, but a strong multi-domain awareness and ability is required. You should have a curiousity to learn new technology.
Tangible: You'll work on applied research program to conceive and develop prototypes to solve cutting-edge, complex problems.

Peraton Overview:

Peraton 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 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 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range: Salary Minimum: $57,500 Salary Mid: $115,000 Salary Maximum: $143,800 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.%62922305%

Keywords: Peraton, Silver Spring , Network Security Research Scientist, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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