Research Cyber Engineer II (Onsite)

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

In Raytheon BBN Technologies’ Network and Cyber Technology group, we deliver creative solutions for our government customers’ critical cyber and security problems.  We’re looking for creative, entrepreneurial, and highly motivated programmers who want to create, contribute to, and grow cutting-edge research projects.  Among the things we do:

Analyze systems to understand how they work and what happens when they break
Develop new and advanced security techniques in embedded, Internet of Things, and traditional systems
Create or investigate new types of cyber physical systems
Implement unique mission applications for software-defined radios
Develop next-generation capabilities for privacy/anonymity and identity control
Disassemble and analyze binary code
Although the work changes from one project to the next, it’s always challenging, and it always makes a difference. Projects at BBN are generally short in nature, anywhere from 6 to 18 months in length, though some are longer, and consist of small teams requiring close interaction with customers and other team members.

What will you need?
Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant technical field required
Demonstrated passion for technology
Coursework and/or experience designing, developing, modifying, and debugging software systems or prototypes
Solid, creative programming skills using one or more of: C/C++, Java, Python, or equivalent languages
Basic knowledge of computer security fundamentals, including concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity, as well as mechanisms for achieving such goals
Ability to work in teams and lead tasks with minimal oversight
Strong written and oral communication skills
US citizenship
Position may require some amount of overnight travel

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME / BENEFICIAL
Building software for embedded devices and consumer electronics (e.g., ARM, Arduino/Raspberry Pi, Linux, Windows OS, Android, iOS)
Understanding of OS internals (e.g., Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android)
Experience with disassemblers (e.g., IDA pro, Ghidra)
Experience using debuggers such as gdb or WinDbg
Understanding binary or systems reverse engineering
TCP/IP networking fundamentals and tools (e.g. iptables, firewalls, tcpdump, wireshark, packet analysis)
Internet security protocols (e.g. TLS/SSL)
Malware/virus/bot design and operations
Hands on technical skills such as architecture design, prototyping, and technical project management
Experience applying the scientific method to challenging mission problems
Active DoD security clearance a plus

Why Us?
Raytheon BBN is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, and competitive benefits package. In addition to protecting your and your family’s health and well-being, we also offer important financial and family friendly benefits to meet your needs.
Our Work/Life benefits include – Paid Parental Leave – Adoption Assistance – Auto and Home Insurance – Child/Elder Back Up Care – College Coach – Retirement Planning Services – Flexible Work Arrangements – Legal Services – LifeResources – Employee Discount Program – Educational Assistance – Transportation Benefits – and Wellness Reward
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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Research Cyber Engineer II (Onsite)