Cyber Researcher

BAE Systems
Chelmsford, Essex, England
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Natalie Humphrey
Job Type

Cyber Researcher

Would you like to work in an exciting and critical role within the applied intelligence sector? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Researcher at our site in Great Baddow

The Experimental Cyber group of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Laboratories (AI Labs) is currently recruiting cyber security engineers. This group focusses on conducting cybersecurity research and experimentation on a wide range of computer technologies for customer across the defence, national security and commercial sectors. A successful applicant taking on the role will be expected to undertake diverse technology research projects, both independently and as part of teams of engineers, whilst demonstrating an aptitude for proactively developing the required knowledge and skills for tackling challenging and unfamiliar topics.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on new projects. There may also be opportunities to lead and manage technical projects, depending on the level of experience

Your main responsibilities as a Cyber Researcher will involve:

Initially responsible for project delivery, within the budget

Networking with universities and customers to ensure the network

Researching, evaluating, and experimenting with assorted computer technologies.

Developing innovative new cybersecurity technologies and tools

Delivering technical presentations

Writing technical reports

Contributing to project planning and technical proposals

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential Skills

Accredited science, technology, engineering or mathematics degree

Software programming and development

Penetration testing

Applied cybersecurity

Applied cryptography

Reverse engineering

Cyber vulnerability assessment and exploitation

Security engineering and secure computer architectures

Desirable skills

CEng or CPhys

A recognised cybersecurity qualification such as CPSA, CRT, CISSP, CEH

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills and have the ability in writing technical reports. You will have excellent time management skills and have strong team work skills as well as work on their own initiative

Location: Great Baddow

Salary: £35,000.00 DOE

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Applied Intelligence Ltd

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces - some of the most skilled people in the world, enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA.

Our Enterprise IT Services team has a vital role in delivering some of Applied Intelligence's key projects, as well as providing IT services for the wider BAE Systems business.

We recognise the individual needs of our employees and are proud to offer flexible working arrangements where possible.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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