Position Summary: Join us at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, home of CERT. Our team uses statistics and machine learning to influence our national cybersecurity strategy and protect our nation against cyber-related threats. A sampling of our current projects include:
Predicting cyber attacks using cybersecurity incident data
Engineering efficient data intake, processing, and reporting streams for a variety of intelligence-related data
Developing metrics and experimental designs for large-scale cybersecurity research programs
Classifying malware for our malware reverse engineers
Creating automated netflow classification tools for our network monitoring team
As part of your work, you will also have a chance to co-author research proposals, execute studies, and present findings to DoD sponsors and at academic conferences.
Education/Training: Bachelor of Science in CS, Math, Machine Learning, Stats, or related discipline, with relevant internship experience. Relevant professional work experience in software engineering or security a plus. Core competencies include fluency in statistical theory and statistical computing (Python-pandas, R, SQL, etc), superior teamwork skills, and exemplary communication skills.
Other: Candidates will be subject to a background check and must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable. Carnegie Mellon University provides employees with an excellent comprehensive benefits package.
About Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University
Pursue your passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field of software engineering. Our staff works with the highest levels of U.S. government and industry to secure the nation's critical infrastructure, improve mission-critical systems, and advance the state of the art.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran