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Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:30 AM

Job Description:/h3:
:Understand the research goals of multiple research teams by examining their documentation and interacting with them in teleconferences and technical exchange meetings
:Analyze prototype cyber defense mechanisms developed by other research teams by examining their documentation, experimenting with them in a laboratory environment, and when experiments fail to provide adequate detail, reading their source code
:Develop evaluation scenarios that demonstrate how a sophisticated cyber adversary might counter the prototype cyber defense mechanisms developed by other research teams
:Choose demonstrations that are relevant to each of the other teams research goals and produce results that support Provateks measurement of their progress towards those goals
:Conduct evaluations and exercises in a laboratory environment, playing the role of cyber defender and cyber adversary and running the appropriate tools as needed. Measure the effectiveness of prototype mechanisms
:Author documents describing Provateks scenarios and plans for evaluations and exercises
:Author reports describing the results of evaluations and exercises including all measurements and Provateks general findings regarding the effectiveness of the prototype mechanisms
:Provide timely updates for completion and workload
:Coordinate with other colleagues regarding complex diagrams
:Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with 15 years work experience in cybersecurity research, product development, or operations; or Masters degree with 10 years work experience; or PhD with 5 years work experience
:Knowledge of cybersecurity in Information Technology (IT), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and/or Industrial Control System (ICS) environments
:A software developer or architects familiarity with the algorithms that underlie typical anomaly detection, intrusion detection, and malware detection mechanisms is desirable, as is a familiarity with manual and automated malware analysis methods, including those based on machine learning
:The ability to author technical reports that express complex technical concepts in a clear and concise fashion
:Deadline and detail:oriented
:U.S. Citizenship is requiredCompany Description:/h3:
Provatek, LLC conducts cybersecurity research and development in the context of a wide range of information technology systems, industrial control systems, and other cyber:physical systems. This position is supporting a Provatek system evaluation team. This position will support analysis of prototype cyber defense mechanisms developed by other research teams, imagine how sophisticated cyber adversaries might attempt to counter them, define scenarios that pit mechanisms against adversaries in laboratory environments and live exercises, and measure the effectiveness of those mechanisms in those scenarios.


• Location: Western Maryland

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