Researcher – Security Systems

  • Professional
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expires on: February 21, 2018

NEC Laboratories America, Inc.
Computer Security

The Computer Security (CS) Department at NEC Labs America in Princeton, NJ, is seeking outstanding researchers who have passion to build research systems that solve the challenging real-world security problems.  We are looking for candidates in the areas of security, systems, database, big-data platforms, with a strong publication record.

The Computer Security (CS) department has been developing innovative security solutions and grown NEC’s business. We provide a vibrant environment that has produced very strong research results. Given the prevalence of advanced persistent threats (APT), our recent focus has been on using ubiquitous monitoring, big-data and AI technologies to improve security intelligence.  Another focus area is security research related to Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Control Systems (ICS), and Automotive systems.

We value creative research ideas, solid system building experience, and the passion to make research results impact the industry and our society. We also value interdisciplinary research.

• PhD in Computer Science or Engineering
• Strong publications or system building records
• Experience with the following is a plus:
-Real-world system building
-Big-data platforms such as database or data streaming
-Real-world APT attack pattern analysis, exploit and malware analysis
-IoT, critical infrastructure (ICS, SCADA), and automotive system security
-Network IDS systems (e.g., Bro), network packet and protocol analysis

NEC Laboratories America is located in Princeton, NJ, home of the Princeton University and one of New Jersey’s most beautiful and idyllic towns. The area offers many exciting cultural, entertainment and outdoor activities. The office is minutes away from Princeton University and an hour form New York, Philadelphia, and the Atlantic Ocean.  For more information about NEC labs, please access, and submit your CV and research statement through our career center at