Data Analytics, Cyber, Research

Location: Boston, MA, United States
Date Posted: 07-12-2017
The successful candidate will work with a team of researchers to develop algorithms and analytics for discovery and characterization from voluminous and noisy data. This work will support all aspects of computer network operations and security, including intelligence, situational awareness, and decision support. Research will involve data mining, statistical modeling, and software development to characterize cyber systems and user behavior at multiple scales and multiple levels of abstraction. Results will impact programs of national importance and be published in academic conferences and journals. Requirements: BS in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. Must be able to work with a team to design, develop, test, and analyze complex models and analytics to support national challenges. Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills with team members and managers is essential. Desired Skills: Knowledge of Matlab, R, Java, or Python is highly desired, as is experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, or related big-data architectures. Experience with any combination of the following is desired: machine learning, statistical modeling, computer and network security, simulation modeling, cyber threat modeling, game theory, user behavior modeling, computational intelligence, agent-based systems, data mining, visualization, and risk assessment. Strong written communication skills are highly desired, and candidates with a demonstrated publication history will be given strong consideration.
 

 
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