Machine Learning researchers at the SEI help our government and industry clients solve their problems using ML technology. In this role, you will work with our customers to identify areas where advanced statistical techniques can help tackle problems, plan and develop prototype solutions, and build out final products. You'll get a chance to work with elite cybersecurity professionals and university faculty to build new technologies that will influence national cybersecurity strategy for decades to come. You will co-author research proposals, execute studies, and present findings to DoD sponsors and at academic conferences.
Our team works on a wide range of projects. Some of our current work includes developing metrics and experimental designs for large-scale cybersecurity research programs, researching human-in-the-loop machine learning, and building classifiers to identify security vulnerabilities in code. We have access to a wide variety of cyber-related data, including malware samples, netflow data, cybersecurity training runs and tests, incident tickets, and more. If you are a computer science or statistics expert with an interest in cybersecurity, we want to hear from you!
The Technical Manager provides the management and leadership to build and demonstrate capabilities in data science for cybersecurity in the CERT Program. This position will support the Technical Director for Cyber Security Foundations to manage strategy, resources and priorities, to develop business, and to interact with strategic customers. This position will provide backup and support for the Technical Director's roles for engaging stakeholders, the research community and customers.
MS degree in a technical field such as computer science, information technology, electrical engineering, or equivalent combination of training or experience with eight (8) years applicable experience
Willingness to travel to various locations to support the SEI's overall mission. This may include national travel to sponsor sites, conferences, and offsite meetings on occasion, with potential for international travel. (20%)
You will be subject to a background check and will need to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
Technical and business strategy: Establish, maintain and implement a technical and business strategy for the team, aligned with the directorate's strategy, for a sustainable technical agenda of work of demonstrable value to customers. Business aspect of strategy lays out the vision for engaging with customers and maintaining a revenue stream to support implementation of the technical strategy. Define and track metrics documenting achievement of strategic goals.
Leadership: Represent the team in external engagements describing and promoting the values and skills that the team provided for customers, in both oral (e.g., give a presentation) and written (e.g., write a blog) venues. Collaborate with other parts of CERT (SEI) to support larger engagements covering broader agendas, led by the team or by other teams.
Personnel management: Establish goals and objectives for individuals aligned with team's goals and objectives; evaluate personnel with both informal feedback and formal reviews; establish appropriate career and growth plans for each individual; mentor high potential individuals.
Organization management: Participate and collaborate as part of the management team (CSF, CERT, SEI) in evolution of the organizations' strategies and processes. Work with program management to respond to requests for data calls and operational status. Coordinate budgets and pipeline with program management and business development.
Individual contribution: Opportunity to participate in the generation of deliverables for one or more projects in the team.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience with software development projects including hands-on development, development team leadership & project management.
Demonstrated management experience with responsibility for projects, people, budgets & contracts.
Mastery and broad understanding of computer systems, computer security practices and information security evaluation methods as well as broad understanding of organizational goals, management, etc.
PhD in a technical field such as computer science, information technology, electrical engineering, or equivalent combination of training or experience with five (5) years of applicable experience.
Management experience in higher education, government, military, and/or Fortune 100 technology-based organizations is preferred. Post-PhD experience in personally performing and publishing academic quality research.
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Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: None Specified
Internal Number: 2014985
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.