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Cryptologic 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)


  • Design, develop, deliver and operate solutions to hard cryptologic computer science problems within a scientific framework

  • Solutions may arise in the forms of forensics and attack attribution, protection of critical networks, active systems warnings and indicators, active penetration into target systems, knowledge discovery of passive and active systems, or other cryptologic computer science mission support

  • Requisite computer science skills (operating systems, compiler theory, database theory, algorithm analysis, computer architecture, discrete math, programming language theory, and data structures are applied to each problem to provide state-of-the-art techniques, tools, and approaches

  • Set up, maintain, and support isolated/airgapped training environments for cybersecurity exercises, teams, and workshops

  • Experience with virtual machines (VMs) on various operating systems preferred

  • Scripting skills in Python, Bash, Ansible, or similar is required (willingness to learn acceptable)

  • Design, develop, and implement solutions for complex cryptographic and computer science problems

  • Solutions address areas like forensics, network protection, threat detection, and system penetration

  • Strong foundation in computer science (operating systems, algorithms, data structures, etc.) is essential

  • Utilize advanced techniques and tools to deliver cutting-edge solutions

Work Experience

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

  • Doctoral degree plus 7 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree with 9 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 11 years of relevant experience

  • Associates degree with 13 years of relevant experience

Specialty Experience

  • None required

Relevant Experience

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

  • Simulation/model development

  • Designing/developing/using/evaluating mathematic models, methods, and/or techniques (e.g. algorithm or development)

  • Computation science

  • Algorithm analysis and design

  • Reverse engineering

  • Designing/developing computer and information systems, including engineering hardware and/or software


  • 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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