Senior Research Engineer

Cutting-edge cyber research impacting real-world

problems for government clients!

Who we are:

The BAE Systems’ Cyber & Communications Technologies Research (CCTR) Group is a leading multidisciplinary cyber R&D organization dedicated to meeting critical U.S. Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare needs. CCTR is the cyber R&D engine for all of BAE Systems North America, yet it runs more 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 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 technologies:

Ø Cyber Operation Systems

o Host- and network-based cyber defense

o Malware Analysis

o Vulnerability discovery

o Generation of mathematical models of program behaviors

o Frameworks for system-of-systems cyber solutions

o Secure service oriented architectures

o Adaptive software

Ø Networking & Cyber Communications

o Secure high performance communications

o Wireless and MANET protocols

o Distributed system analysis

Who You Are:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Research Engineer to work all phases – design, development, and experimental analysis – of cutting edge cyber R&D efforts. Primary emphasis on the prototyping and experimental analysis of software components and end-to-end systems for Cyber Security at the embedded system and host levels with an emphasis on analyzing and repairing legacy binaries, principles for correctness in programs, and building security into new software. Additionally you will:

  • Design, develop, execute, and implement research projects involving complex sub-systems often involving multiple disciplines.
  • Investigate the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to complex algorithms and potential products
  • Contribute to or co-author external publications (conference papers, presentations, journal articles, or books).
  • Manage project tasks (resource allocation and scheduling) for small groups (1-3)
  • Participate in external project interactions with other companies
  • Establish relationships with current and potential customers in support of project execution and new business development.
  • Generate ideas for potential proposals and be responsible for sections of proposals
  • Support project management reporting and documentation

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering related discipline with 5+ years of experience
  • Or Master’s Degree and 3+ years of professional experience
  • Or Doctorate and 0-2 years of professional experience
  • Contributes to/participates in professional societies

Strong communication skills

  • Research background and interest

Additionally, experience in at least one of the following technical areas:

  • Advanced, custom software tool chains
  • Cyber security experience and interest
  • Windows API programming
  • Reverse Engineering and IDA Pro
  • VMWare hypervisor

Strong software development experience in at least one of the following languages:

  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Java
  • .NET

Must be eligible for Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

Capability in the following areas is desirable:

  • Mobile computing/Android development
  • Understanding of military weapons systems/platforms
  • Understanding of SCADA systems

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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