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Cybersecurity Research Engineer Job in Marysville, Ohio US

Cybersecurity Research Engineer

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - Marysville, OH

Posted: 12/2/2022 - Expires: 3/2/2023

Job ID: 250477487


Job Description

Research Engineer – Cybersecurity – 2022-043


The Transportation Research Center Inc. is seeking to hire a Research Engineer to support research related to cybersecurity vulnerabilities on commonly used wireless and physical interfaces on motor vehicles. The Cybersecurity Research Engineer is responsible for performing and analyzing research across various disciplines, working with engineers to conduct complex engineering testing and analyses, and providing technical reports and presentations to assist in planning and direction. Demonstrated ability working with multiple programming languages is required.  Experience analyzing binaries with Ghidra or IDA Pro, using Linux at the command line level, and designing/analyzing circuitry is preferred. A Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Computer Information Science, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or similar discipline and/or previous experience conducting cybersecurity research is preferred.

Essential Functions*

Develop and use of analytical procedures, component and/or full scale vehicle testing

Conduct research relating to a wide variety of motor vehicle safety issues

Perform design analyses of motor vehicle safety systems

Evaluate technical proposals

*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

Create detailed cost estimates for tasks

Establish and maintain task schedules and budgets

Write research papers and technical reports

Completion of customer support in a timely, error-free and competitive manner

Report research and test results in various technical formats

Work in a team to reach technical project goals

Critically evaluate and correct deficiencies in technical proposals, plans, and reports

Make technical decisions with moderate supervision

Attend professional society and technical committee meetings

Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts


Master’s degree in engineering or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience

Technical knowledge to solve tough substantive, work-related problems

Strong communication skills

Proficiency in technical writing

Computer skills for scientific and technical applications

Skilled in handling multiple projects

Proficient in managing projects

Working conditions

Standard office, climate controlled environment

Physical requirements

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time

Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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