Cyber Research Engineer II (onsite)


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Broken Land Pkwy Columbia, MD
Third Shift

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United States of America


MD720: 9861 Broken Land Pkwy Columbia 9861 Broken Land Parkway Suite 400, Columbia, MD, 21046 USA

Raytheon BBN Technologies (BBN) is seeking a highly motivated candidate for a Cyber Research Engineer position. The candidate will develop next generation autonomous cyberspace capabilities and systems. Development of these new technologies exist at the intersection of a variety of interesting technical research areas and applications. Relevant technologies include software development, reverse engineering, cyberspace operations, networking, vulnerability research, and machine learning. Applications include cyberspace operations and securing of mission critical systems for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.

BBN solves challenging problems of high importance to our customers in the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and Industry by rapidly prototyping systems for cyberspace operations and developing capabilities to mitigate the cyber threat. Our team specializes in developing next-generation cyber technologies by combining a fundamental understanding of complex electronic systems and networks, with a deep expertise in software systems, optimization, and machine learning.

What will you do?
Work as a member of a small, focused team to design, develop, implement, and test new applications and prototype systems
Develop and apply advanced algorithms and frameworks
Integrate advanced capabilities and technologies into customer solutions and products
Participate in lab tests and demonstrations
Communicate technical foundations of algorithms and applications through reports and presentations

What will you need?
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience, or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or another relevant technical field
Proficiency in C/C++ and Python
Creative problem-solving skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Position may require some amount of overnight travel

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME / BENEFICIAL
Experience working on technical teams for R&D projects
Experience with one or more of the following:
Software development lifecycle
Collaborative source code management (e.g., Git)
Reverse engineering tools and techniques
Statistical modeling and/or machine learning
Code optimization
Embedded systems or firmware analysis
Operating system internals including memory/process/thread management
Network architectures and protocols
Virtualization tools (e.g., Docker)
Penetration testing
Active Secret or Top Secret security clearance (TS/SCI preferred)

Why Us?
Raytheon BBN is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, and competitive benefits package. In addition to protecting your and your family’s health and well-being, we also offer important financial and family friendly benefits to meet your needs.

Our Work/Life benefits include – Paid Parental Leave – Adoption Assistance – Auto and Home Insurance – Child/Elder Back Up Care – College Coach – Retirement Planning Services – Flexible Work Arrangements - Legal Services – LifeResources – Employee Discount Program – Educational Assistance – Transportation Benefits – and Wellness Reward

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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