Cyber-Physical Testbed Lead

Key Role:

Conduct testing and analysis to identify and demonstrate vulnerabilities and potential threat vectors into avionics systems, identifies and demonstrates exploits, and engineers attack methodologies. Apply and contribute to leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts, including leveraging model based systems engineering (MBSE) and cyber-physical testbeds to conduct cybersecurity analyses and demonstrations. Work on unusually complex problems and provide highly innovative solutions. Operate with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision and mentor or supervise employees in both firm and technical competencies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of technical experience with cyber-physical systems, including Internet of Things [IoT], Industrial Control Systems [ICS], Operational Technology [OT], or embedded systems
  • Experience with avionics systems hardware and software
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, including threat modeling, attack path analysis, and misuse or abuse cases
  • Ability to provide technical direction to an interdisciplinary team of cybersecurity experts, exploit developers, software engineers, systems engineers, and domain experts
  • Ability to work with business leaders to develop, enhance, or apply cyber-physical testbeds to new and emerging needs
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience with commercial or military avionics systems hardware and software
  • Experience with test planning/execution in hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) or software-in-the-loop (SWIL) testbed environments
  • Experience developing cybersecurity test scenarios to identify and/or validate potential vulnerabilities
  • Ability to communicate advanced technical concepts to clients and business leaders
  • Top Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree in a technical field
  • Security+ or CISSP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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