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Responsibilities Role and responsibility for this position: As a hands-on Cybersecurity Research Scientist, you will be at the forefront of developing, testing, and fielding novel network cybersecurity appliances for the Department of Defense. Working with systems engineers and researchers, you will be responsible for researching, developing, configuring and integrating state-of-the-art cyber deception tools into enterprise-like environments, developing and managing a pipeline that integrates ML models with existing detection capabilities, and enabling transition of research prototypes to new environments. You will develop tools for facilitating management and operations of Peraton Labs cyber range product and for enhancing its capabilities. You will participate in the planning, setup, and conduct of cyber exercises using this cyber range, including red-teaming. Who were looking for: Cyber: We are looking for staff with a strong interest (and ideally a track record) in cyber security research and development. Generalists: You should have a breadth of knowledge across multiple domains. Youll typically focus your work on the domain(s) of your specialty or preference, but a strong multi-domain awareness and ability is required. You should have a curiosity to learn new technology. Tangible: Youll work on applied research programs to conceive and develop prototypes to solve cutting-edge, complex problems. Qualifications Education Required: Minimum requirements: 5 years with BS/BA, 3 years with MS/MA or 0 years with PhD. Skills and Experience You Should Possess: Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field Expertise in one or more: Python, C/C++, Java Hands-on development experience in host and network security Demonstrated Computer Network Defense, Cyber Threat Hunting, or Threat Intelligence experience Familiarity with Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) Strong understanding of networking, data communications, networking protocols and networking fundamentals in Linux. Modern development practices and toolsets (Git, subversion, CI/CD toolchains) Strong systems skills (Linux, Windows) US Citizenship This position may be remote with some required (paid) travel as needed. Additional Desired Skills Blue Team/Red Team experience supporting Department of Defense customers Algorithm analysis, data structures, and coding for efficiency and performance Test-driven development; writing unit tests, instrumenting code for performance metrics Network simulation/emulation frameworks including ns-3, EMANE, MiniNet Container and Orchestration solutions, including Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Terraform Ansible automation for networked device configuration and deployment Benefits: Our comprehensive Benefits and Beyond package is designed to support every aspect of your health, wealth, self and beyond. Health- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, HSAs and FSAs, and supplemental health options to keep you and your family healthy all year long. Well-being- We strive to support your overall well-being “ including emotional, financial, social/community, and physical wellness programs. PTO & holidays- Our PTO programs helps you take the time in the ways that matter most. With 20 days a year of accrued PTO, 6 paid federal holidays, 4 floating holidays, and a flexible approach, Peraton Labs avidly supports a healthy work/life balance. Retirement- All regular employees are eligible to participate in Peratons 401(k) retirement savings plan through Fidelity. Peraton will match 100% of the first 4% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. All contributions are 100% vested after two years of service. Career Development- We are invested in your future, and pride ourselves on providing best-in-class training to our team through Skillsoft e-Learning Suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance for career path-related courses at accredited institutions. TA and Student Loan Refinancing- Peraton provides tuition and training assistance for its employees, in addition to access to a student loan refinancing service and 529 plan through tuition.io to support your continued education aspirations. Peraton Overview Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Target Salary Range $112,000 – $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors. EEO An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.