United Technologies Corporation Sr. Research Scientist, Trustworthy Cyber Physical Systems in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 73111BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering, Systems, Physical Sciences

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is the corporate research center of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), a dynamic global Fortune top 50 corporation operating at the leading edge of commercial and military aviation, aerospace systems, climate control, elevator design, and security and fire protection.

UTRC provides technical thought leadership in trustworthy cyber physical system solutions to the full range of UTC products and programs. Our programs involve both practical technology development as well as innovative scientific research to advance the state-of-the-art methodologies and practices.

The Cyber System Security Group in the United Technologies Research Center has an opening at the level of Senior Research Scientist in trusted design and implementation of cyber physical systems. Candidates meeting a substantial subset of the criteria listed below are encouraged to apply.

Cyber-Physical Systems or "smart" systems are co-engineered interacting networks of physical and computational components. Other terminologies related to this emerging technology trend include: Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet, Smart Cities, Smart Grid, etc. Those are large systems that connect and integrate industrial control systems, machines, sensors and actuators with enterprise systems, business processes, analytics and people. The Cyber System Security group at UTRC is developing novel research and technology to address this large-scale and complex system of systems, and provide integrated and adaptive solutions.

Qualification:

The candidate should have a strong research background in the general area of cyber physical system security, including intrusion detection systems, hardware Trojans design and detection, software and firmware analysis and hardening.

Successful candidates will be expected to

  • Have a strong track record of developing research and technology solutions to improve the security, safety and resiliency of cyber physical systems

  • Be a strong team player in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment

  • Have both strong written and oral communication skills and articulate effectively to both technical peer, senior management and external sponsors

  • Partner with leading academic institutions and national laboratories to perform cutting edge research

  • Author technical papers and reports and generate publications in top peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Education:

Minimum: M.S., in Computer Science/Cyber Security plus 5 or more years of research and development experience

Preferred: Ph.D.,in Computer Science/Cyber Security plus 1 - 3 or more years of research and development experience

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

The candidate should have a strong research background in the general area of cyber physical system security, including intrusion detection systems, hardware Trojans design and detection, software and firmware analysis and hardening.

Successful candidates will be expected to

  • Have a strong track record of developing research and technology solutions to improve the security, safety and resiliency of cyber physical systems

  • Be a strong team player in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment

  • Have both strong written and oral communication skills and articulate effectively to both technical peer, senior management and external sponsors

  • Partner with leading academic institutions and national laboratories to perform cutting edge research

  • Author technical papers and reports and generate publications in top peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.