Senior Principal Network Research Engineer/ Scientist

Cutting-edge networking and communication research impacting real-world problems.

Who we are:

The BAE Systems’ Cyber & Communications Technologies Research (CCTR) Group is a leading multidisciplinary organization dedicated to cyber, networking and communications R&D. CCTR is the cyber and communications 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. CCTR executes a variety of scientific and engineering R&D efforts. Join us for amazing R&D challenges and work on revolutionary networking and communication technologies that make a direct real-world impact.

What we offer:

  • Exciting cyber, networking and communication research
  • Exceptional teammates
  • Opportunities to learn and grow
  • A fun workplace, excellent benefits, and every other Friday off.
  • Focus on the following:

Ø Cyber Defense & Networking

o Secure high performance communications

o Wireless and MANET protocols

o Distributed system analysis

o Lifecycle attack identification

Who You Are:

As part of an advanced networking, communications and cyber research team, perform analytical and experiment-based research and development in the areas of network algorithms, network control, network scaling, resource management, optimization, dynamic adaptation, distributed systems. Design, develop, analyze, and prototype new network and communication algorithms and protocols that address performance and security challenges of emerging technologies. Work spans mobile communication (e.g. ad-hoc, directional, cognitive and cooperative radios) and enterprise networks (e.g., network virtualization, software defined networking and content distribution networking). As a member of the research organization, participate in proposal writing and business development. Interact with leading academic and industry experts in the field and participate in scientific publication.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Proven track record in advancing the state-of-the-art in network, transport and/or application layer protocols for wireless environments. Strong written and oral communication skills are desired to participate in proposal writing and customer interaction. Individual should have strong analytical skills in complex systems evaluation such as network performance analysis and simulation. Hands-on experience with implementation of novel protocols or protocol extensions within the Unix networking stack is desired. Individual must work well within a collaborative laboratory setting and be willing to tackle new research challenges. Preferred Skills and Education

Ph.D. +0-3 years or MS +3-6 years in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Electronic Systems, based in Nashua, New Hampshire, provides systems and products that maximize the effectiveness and safety of fighting forces and first responders. Its offerings include infrared countermeasures and electronic protection systems for military and civilian aircraft; information management systems; signal acquisition, analysis, and exploitation systems that optimize use of the electromagnetic spectrum by friendly forces while denying its use by adversaries; interoperable communications systems for firefighters and other first responders; thermal weapon sights; precision targeting systems; situational awareness systems for ground vehicles; night-vision systems; identification friend or foe systems; and radiation-hardened electronics. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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