Cybersecurity Researcher, Data Science


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Our Cyber Security R&D-focused client is looking for forward thinking cyber security researchers with experience in data science, AI, machine learning and deep learning to impact state of the art cyber security defense initiatives. This role works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team in support of the nation’s complex, global, national, homeland and energy security challenges. We are looking for creative, innovative individuals with a passion for cyber, data science and the national security mission.

What's in It for YOU

The opportunity to:

  • Contribute to and directly impact critical initiatives in the national security space
  • Design and develop new systems, applications, and solutions for advanced analytics, decision support, and automated machine reasoning in the cybersecurity domain
  • Create detailed recommendations, designs, and roadmaps for cyber data science, cyber detection, and response strategies
  • Satisfy your curiosity and your natural inclination for continuous learning 
  • Translate your expertise and passion in the cyber security and machine learning fields to research and solutions that have a tangible impact on the nation’s cyber defenses
  • Enjoy outstanding benefits and the ability to truly make a difference 


What You Offer

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA with 2 years of experience, or MS/MA with 0-2 years of experience, or PhD with 0 years of experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/BA with 5 years of experience, or MS/MA with 3 years of experience, or PhD with 1 year of experience
  • Active Federal Q Clearance and ability to maintain such clearance
  • This role involves extensive interaction with internal and external stakeholders, both scientific staff and management. An ability to communicate effectively across technical and non-technical audiences, and inspire others, is critical to success.
  • Demonstrated engineering skills and/or professional publications in the field of cyber security
  • Apply quantitative methods to solve complex data problems involving cyber risk scoring, emerging risk detection
  • Analyze and gain insights from emerging cyber attacks, predict cyber attack trends
  • Experience applying innovations to develop solutions to practical problems
  • Prior experience with DoD and/or other government agencies is preferred


You also must be an U.S. citizen in order to acquire a DOE Q Level security clearance, as well as higher clearance levels as required.

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