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Lead Research Engineer \u2013 Mobile and Embedded Systems at Two Six Labs in Arlington, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Lead Research Engineer - Mobile and Embedded Systems

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-TX-Irving

Job ID 2020-1192 # of Openings 1 State Arlington, VA Category Research Engineers/Scientists


Two Six Labs is seeking a Lead Research Engineer - Mobile and Embedded Systems to research and develop a next-generation distributed, networking and private messaging architectures. We are seeking candidates with an interest in research as well as a commitment to developing solutions for the real world.


  • Join a small supportive team that values cooperation and creative spirit

  • Design and develop methods to enhance and preserve the privacy of smartphone users

  • Construct flexible networking solutions that adapt to mission parameters and system usage

  • Collaborate with partners and customers to understand, tailor, and deliver software that meets their requirements

  • Develop the ability to identify and remedy privacy and security risks of various apps, systems, and architectures


  • A bachelor's or advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or related scientific domain

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • 7+ years of professional experience as a researcher, engineer, or scientist

  • A foundational knowledge of object-oriented programming and software/systems engineering

  • Proficiency in C++

  • Practical domain knowledge and experience with network protocols and architectures

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-driven work ethic

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Nice to haves

  • Experience configuring, building, and deploying complex containerized environments (Docker/Containerd/Kubernetes)

  • Familiar with the details of the lifecycle service orchestration

  • Experience developing/creating overlay networks

  • Experience developing secure solutions and products, including practical knowledge of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography and its uses

  • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining an SDK utilized by 3rd party developers

  • Familiarity with standard software engineering processes and tools (e.g., git and JIRA)

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