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Raytheon Company | Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Job Description

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 cyber research scientists who want to create, contribute to, and grow cutting-edge research projects, such as:

Analyze systems to understand how they work and what happens when they break
Develop new and advanced security techniques in embedded and traditional systems
Create or investigate new types of cyber physical systems
Investigate the Internet of Things
Implement unique mission applications for software-defined radios
Devise creative ways to collect, analyze, and interpret large multi-dimensional data sets
Create innovative solutions using consumer electronics
Develop next-generation capabilities for privacy/anonymity and identity control
Disassemble and analyze a complex embedded system
Define and lead the growth of new research areas
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.

Required Skills
Demonstrated passion for technology
Proven experience designing, developing, modifying, and debugging sophisticated (or novel), software systems or prototypes
Experience leading technical teams or project efforts, as well as working as part of a team
Solid, creative programming skills using C/C++, Java, Python, or equivalent languages
Strong written and oral communication skills
US citizenship
• Position may require some amount of overnight travel.
Ability to access to US only data systems

Desired Skill
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)
Experience using debuggers such as gdb or WinDbg
Understanding how to create, operate, and defeat advanced security techniques in embedded and traditional systems
Understanding binary or systems reverse engineering
Cyber network operations (CNO) experience
Digital and binary forensics
Experience applying the scientific method to challenging mission problems
Advanced wired and wireless networking (mesh, IPv6, isolation, SDN, kernel filters)
Experience writing proposals and obtaining R&D funding

Required Education
BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant field, plus 6 years relevant work experience or MS in relevant field, plus 4 years relevant work experience or PhD in relevant field


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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