Associate Research Director - Cyber Security at Two Six Labs

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description:

Two Six Technologies is seeking an Associate Research Director-Cyber Security.


  • Technical and programmatic oversight of Cyber Security R&D projects
  • Line management of team members and identifying/hiring new team members
  • Technical marketing of Two Six Labs Cyber Security services and capabilities to new and existing Government R&D clients
  • Identifying and leading the capture of new R&D programs
  • Participating in and leading proposal generation and delivery


  • A four-year degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics with a concentration in cyber security, software engineering, or related technical domain
  • Ten or more years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Cybersecurity domain experience and knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A strong foundational knowledge of offensive and defensive cyber security fundamentals, with emphasis on at least one of the following: vulnerability research, reverse engineering, program analysis, cyber capability development, or formal methods
  • Past performance as a Principal Investigator on fast-paced, innovation-driven, advanced technology R&D projects for Government clients
  • Experience serving as a line manager for a team of scientists and engineers
  • A proven track record of capturing Government R&D contracts/programs

Nice to have:

  • An advanced degree (Master's or PhD) in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or related technical domain
  • Experience with agile software development practices
  • Experience developing security solutions and products
  • Experience with microservice technologies, to include docker, Kubernetes, message queues, and RESTful APIs
  • Experience leading teams in a rapid prototype environment demonstrating scalable architectures
  • Proven experience leading a rapidly growing team
  • An active security clearance


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
  • US Citizenship

Two Six Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Two Six Technologies without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical and mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran, marital, pregnancy or citizenship status; or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Two Six Technologies and require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at Two Six Technologies by calling 703-543-9662 or sending an email to . Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.