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The Secure and Assured Systems team is composed of a diverse group of highly creative security experts that design solutions for some of today’s most challenging problems. We continue to invest in that distinction, by leveraging Draper’s capabilities in materials, micro-fabrication, electronics, algorithms, and software to create revolutionary products. We imagine, design and build it in house, including hardware and software.
Our team is looking for someone to engineer solutions for tomorrow’s problems. This candidate will aid in the design, development, integration and testing of secure, reliable, and high assurance systems. These systems range from full-fledged servers down to the smallest of sensors. No matter the size, they must tolerate both malicious attacks and benign faults, while preserving data integrity and confidentiality.
Our ideal candidate is highly motivated and innovative individual with deep expertise in security for embedded systems that understands the tradeoffs with fault tolerant solutions. They should also have a deep understanding of the complexities and trades between the hardware and software solutions. The individual will be a key stakeholder in shaping technology development roadmaps, will tackle complex problems, and execute fast paced programs.
MS or Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, or in a technically relevant field with a strong Computer Science and embedded hardware background. Requires 1 – 5 years of experience, based on degree, in design and definition of secure reliable embedded systems.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others who may have ongoing competing priorities and viewpoints, including company employees, peer competitors and customers is a must.
Willingness to travel (20%). Ability to acquire and maintain a secret clearance is desired. Active or recent DoD security clearance is a plus.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.