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Senior Principal Scientist, Data Science

Arlington, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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The BAE Systems Cyber Technology Research (CT) Group is a leading multidisciplinary cyber R&D organization dedicated to meeting critical U.S. Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare needs. CT is the cyber R&D engine for all of BAE Systems North America, yet it runs like a boutique firm.


It s the best of both worlds-combining a small-company feel, in its own facility, with access to a large company s technology transition paths, customer base, and other resources. CT executes a variety of scientific and engineering R&D efforts for the Department of Defense ( DoD ) and the Intelligence Community (IC). Join us for amazing R&D challenges and work on revolutionary cyber technology that makes a direct real-world impact.


What we offer:


Exciting cyber research Exceptional teammates Opportunities to learn and grow. A fun workplace, excellent benefits, and every other Friday off.


Focus on the following:


Cyber Operation & Systems Program Analysis


Vulnerability and discovery


Automated Cyber-attack prediction


Generation of mathematical models of program behavior


Automated cyber defense tools


Support uniformed operators in DoD cyber exercises


Non -traditional cyber environments including SCADA, cyber-physical systems, embedded systems, vehicles, CAN bus


Cyber Defense & Networking Secure high performance communications


Wireless and MANET protocols Distributed system analysis


Lifecycle attack identification


Automated detection and containment of 0-day cyber attacks


Anonymous and Covert Networks


Who You Are:


We are looking for an experienced Scientist to work and lead all phases design, development, and experimental analysis of cutting edge cyber R&D efforts. Primary emphasis on the prototyping, and experimental analysis of components and end-to-end systems for Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare at the embedded system, host, network, and enterprise levels.


Additionally you will:


Develop and investigate advanced, complex algorithms and scientific solutions to complex technical problems


Plan and execute research of complex scope regularly involving multiple disciplines


Co-author / author external publications (conference papers / presentations, journal articles, books)


Provide project management reporting and documentation


Provide updates to internal project management for large, complex projects


Actively support external project interactions with other companies


Be a technical leader or project manager on medium sized projects (5-10 people) providing solutions that are highly innovative


Participate in external project interactions with other companies


Be heavily involved in business development efforts


Serve as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs


Brief customers regularly on various issues/concepts


Lead smaller proposals Establish relationships with current and potential customers


Typical Education & Experience


Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education


Strong research background in at least one of the following:


Cyber security


Machine learning


Sensor fusion & correlation


Modeling and simulation


Big data and analytics


Reverse Engineering, vulnerability analysis, and exploit development


Strong skills in at least one of the following areas:


Software engineering and development


Algorithm development


Experimentation design and execution


Proposal and presentation development


Networking


Embedded Systems, SCADA, Cyber-physical systems, CAN bus


Active SECRET clearance required. Must be eligible for TOP SECRET


Preferred Skills and Education


Capability in the following areas is desirable:


Cyber security experience and interest


Strong communication skills


Research background and interest


Vulnerability analysis, exploit development, and related disciplines


Mobile computing/Android development


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