Senior Network Engineer, Researcher

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Assured Information Security, Inc. Linthicum, MD

Linthicum, MD
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree



Assured Information Security (AIS), Inc. is seeking a network researcher to participate on a DARPA project. AIS is a cyber security research and development company that provides research solutions to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence community. This research project involves network resiliency at the IP layer.

Conduct network research as part of a research team. Develop assessment of network technology and its capability to improve network resilience. Assess technology designs. Development network simulations of advanced concepts. Write technical reports of assessments.

Required Skills:

Knowledge of autonomous systems
Experience in WAN operations, protocols, challenges
Excellent verbal and written communicator
Detailed knowledge of Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, BGP, OSPF, OLSR, HTTPS, TLS, SSL
Extensive knowledge of Spanning Tree, VLAN s, VTP, Trunking protocols Proficient at troubleshooting L2/L3 issues
Experience network resilience research
Knowledgeable in Network cyber network attacks
Experience in network simulation
Willing to help write tech reports, white papers
Travel percentage: 10%


5 years experience in large LAN or WAN environment

2 years experience in network research

Education and Qualifications

Masters Degree in related field plus 10 years of experience as a Network Engineer. Must be a U.S. citizen.