Principal Research Engineer - Cyber Security at Two Six Labs

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia





Job Description:

Overview

Two Six Technologies is seeking a Principal Research Engineer to help execute and grow its portfolio of externally-funded Cyber Security R&D programs. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of technical accomplishments, Government R&D program execution, team leadership and oversight, and business capture.

Responsibilities


  • Provide technical leadership of Cyber Security R&D projects
  • Execute Principal Investigator (PI) responsibilities (e.g., staffing, deliverables, schedule, finances)
  • Lead, mentor, and grow project teams
  • Manage customer relationships
  • Technical marketing of Two Six Labs Cyber Security services and capabilities to new and existing Government R&D clients
  • Lead the capture of new R&D programs

Qualifications


  • 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
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

The successful candidate will have:


  • 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 or Technical Lead on fast-paced, innovation-driven, advanced technology R&D projects for Government clients
  • Experience setting a research agenda (formulate problem, hypotheses, and experimental approaches)
  • Experience leading and mentoring research teams composed of scientists and engineers
  • Experience capturing Government R&D contracts/programs

Nice to haves:


  • 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

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 hr@twosixtech.com . Information provided will be kept confidential and used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.