Sr. Systems Security Research Scientist
software research and engineering | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time
Senior Research Scientist in the areas related to cyber-physical system security
About the Job
The Cyber-Physical Systems Security (CPSS) area has an opening for a senior research scientist with an outstanding record of research and leadership in technical areas related to cyber-physical system security. A Ph.D. degree is required.
The candidate should be familiar with security technologies, ubiquitous and mobile computing, embedded systems, and use of machine learning and modeling to diagnose or predict security issues in cyber-physical systems. The candidate should have a strong publication record in research areas related of cyber-physical security, a strong desire to work on problems with real-world impact, and demonstrable leadership managing research teams. Prior experience with industrial research, technology transfer, project and large-proposal management are needed.
Responsibilities include the following:
• Formulating research problems based on real-world needs and independently conducting high-quality research.
• Working with existing research and development staff in CPSS and other groups on a broad range of research topics.
• Identifying new promising research directions and contributing them to the group’s long-term research agenda.
• Leading research proposals to funding agencies and industry.
• Leading and contributing to efforts aimed at identifying new business opportunities with industry and government agencies, engaging new customers, and developing new business opportunities aligned with the research and strengths in CPSS.
We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K. PARC also strives for the best possible work-life balance, so employees benefit from maternity, paternity and adoption leave, as well as a variety of flexible working options. PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria. The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see http://www.parc.com/about/culture.html). PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see http://www.parc.com/about/careers/).
PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.
Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.
PARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with PARC should contact PARC Human Resources.