Cyber Researcher

Job Title Cyber Researcher
Sector Cyber Security
Location Chelmsford
Type Permanent
Salary Confidential

We are exclusively partnering with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Laboratories who is seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer for the Experimental Cyber Group at Great Baddow.

We are looking for a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Researcher with a proven track record in delivering cyber research. The ideal candidate will work in a small team of multidisciplinary engineers and scientists to deliver cyber research and consultancy for a wide variety of clients.

As a Senior Engineer, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative ideas, undertake novel and cutting-edge research projects and develop prototype and demonstration technologies.

We expect that the ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in one of the following disciplines: Mathematics, Cryptography, Computer Science, Protocol Analysis, Physics or related subject areas.

The candidate must be a UK National willing to apply for SC Clearance.

Specific requirements for the Experimental Cyber Group Senior Engineer include:


  • SC eligible
  • Understanding of key cyber technologies and their application to Cyber Defence and Situational Awareness
  • Systems engineering understanding necessary to decompose complex systems - The ability to undertake technology development and develop concept demonstrators on behalf of customers
  • Experience of requirement definition from multiple conflicting sources
  • Ability to present research clearer and provide articulate and engaging project reports to a range of stakeholders (seniors & peers).

Typical Experiment Cyber Group Senior Engineer Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a small team of engineers to execute projects for customers, ensuring that we deliver on our commitments to customers
  • Project resource planning and management, forecasting of prospects.
  • Establish, maintain and expand a network of academic and SME contacts in the Cyber domain.
  • Development of new business opportunities and timely generation of high quality, well planned and innovative bids
  • Support the development of the cyber research strategy with the Capability Technology Leader & Cyber Group Leader
  • Develop and maintain key business relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and external institutions
  • Promote the technical excellence through generation of patents, Chairman's awards and external publicity in scientific journals and / or the press

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Solid grounding in engineering with typically >2 years post-doctoral experience in a technology based environment, managing self and small teams working on complex, multidisciplinary projects
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Able to assess and understand the impact of emerging technologies and competitors to achieve business advantage
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work with customers or other stakeholders to capture requirements and highlight the risks and opportunities in a plan

Please apply now to engage an informal conversation!

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