Vencore Research Scientist in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Overview

Vencore Labs (formerly Applied Communication Sciences) is a self-sustaining research center within Vencore that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, data analytics and cyber security. From smart grid to smart phones, intelligent highways to intelligent battlefields, Vencore Labs’ 200 scientists, engineers and analysts are consistently creating generation-after-next technologies and solutions. In doing so, our labs are helping to transform traditional government research. We connect our customers to advanced research and technology helping them to develop solutions to their toughest challenges. Accelerating the arc of transformation — from research to engineering to products — that’s what we focus on each day at Vencore Labs.

We offer very competitive salaries, annual bonuses, and a 5% dollar for dollar 401k match which is immediately fully vested, among other benefits. But the thing that our employees consistently cite as their favorite things about working here are: (1) the extremely interesting and varied nature of the work, which is cutting edge research; and (2) the extremely high caliber of their co-workers. Many of our employees are experts in their fields and work very collaboratively with their colleagues. Vencore Labs routinely partners with government, top-tier colleges and universities, and other companies in the industry to research and develop innovative technology solutions.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for software development of networking solutions using C/C++, Python and NS3 simulations, for mobile ad hoc networks. The candidate is also expected to work with a team of research scientists and participate in the design of the networking solutions that are aimed at enhancing network robustness and leveraging distributed computing resources in a networked environment.

Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related area.
  • Experience with discrete event simulations (ns3, QualNet)
  • Proficient in C++, Python
  • Proficient in network protocols with emphasis on Routing and Transport Layers
  • Familiarity with ad hoc routing and networking
  • Must be a US Permanent Resident or US Citizen (due to Federal government contract requirements)

Job ID 2018-50276

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Scientific

Residency Status U.S. Permanent Residency Required

Clearance No Clearance Required

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time