25 days old

Lead Research Engineer - Cyber Defense

Arlington, VA 22203
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    $140,000 To $155,000


As a Lead Research Engineer, you will build models of DDoS attacks and novel, cloud-based cyber defenses in a discrete-event network simulator. You will leverage game theory to derive optimal strategies for deploying dynamic defenses. You will lead a small team of researchers to achieve customer objectives and share results with a broader community.


  • Four-year degree in CS, EE, or Math, or related on the job the experience
  • 7+ years of professional experience (MS + 5 years of professional experience, Ph D + 3 year)
  • Network modeling using detailed network simulation tools (e.g. ns-3)
  • Expertise in analysis of denial-of-service conditions
  • Demonstrated success in managing small research teams
  • Solid software engineering fundamentals
  • Strong communication skills and proven effectiveness in lean, high-performance teams

Nice to Haves

  • Applications of game theory to cybersecurity

Excellent benefits - PTO, 401k, etc

Great remote and work from home environment!

Contact Sarah Stewart at [email protected] for more details and reference Job ID: 577699


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