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1677 - Principal Cyber Engineer

College Park, Maryland
TS/SCI with Polygraph

We are looking for candidates with a strong background and proven experience in networking research and development for Full-Time positions in our Systems and Cyber Security research group. Candidates will work with teams on challenging problems in the broad area of systems and network security and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. 


Technical areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Configuration, debugging and administration of carrier-grade routers, transport switches, and firewalls from Juniper, Cisco, Fortinet, and the other US and international vendors
  • Experience with large-scale commercial telecommunications hardware, software, protocols, standards, and operational procedures.
  • Monitoring, analysis, troubleshooting and configuration of backhaul and enterprise IP networks.
  • Familiarity with current and emerging network exploitation techniques
  • Experience with Malware remediation and vulnerability analysis
  • Experience in reverse engineering and with Ghidra and other RE tools a plus


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with Ph.D.

Experience working on-site as part of a mixed government/contractor workforce in support of a shared mission

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


Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field is preferred.


Clearance required: TS SCI with Poly