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Cryptanalytic Computer Scientist



Job Location:

Fort Meade or National Business Park area

Job Type:

Full time in-person


Top Secret/SCI with Full Scope Poly (CI poly in some cases)


  • Perform in-depth analysis of technical signals intelligence data using Python and Jupyter Notebook. Experience with specific areas like PROFORMA, ELINT, and FISINT is sometimes required

  • Big data and geospatial skills: Proficient in handling large datasets with tools like PySpark and analyzing geospatial data

  • Python development: Experience in developing and contributing to Python packages, ideally including data visualization and Machine Learning libraries

  • Cryptologic solutions: Design, develop, and deploy solutions to complex cryptographic and cryptanalytic problems using mathematical/statistical methods, new algorithms, and computational techniques

  • Computer security expertise: Apply algorithm design techniques to various security functions like vulnerability identification, threat/attack detection, and countermeasure implementation

  • Technical solution implementation: Translate solutions into practical outcomes ranging from forensics and attack attribution to network protection, active warnings, and target system penetration

  • Overall, this role demands strong technical skills in analysis, big data, and Python development, coupled with the ability to solve complex cryptologic and computer security problems through innovative solutions

Work Experience

NOTE: Military Multiplier: Relevant military experience is credited as 1.25X years experience!

  • Doctoral degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years of relevant experience

  • Associates degree with 10 years of relevant experience

Specialty Experience

  • None required

Relevant Experience

  • Computer science area (i.e. theoretical or applied)

  • Designing/developing/using/evaluating mathematic models, methods, and/or techniques (e.g. algorithm or development) to study issues and solve problems, engineering (electrical or computer)

  • And/or high performance computing


  • Degree must be in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field with at least one programming and at least 4 upper-level math classes (Calculus and above)

Marquee Defense is an equal opportunity employer (EEO)

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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