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DSSS - Researcher (System Security) 

Location Princeton, NJ  
Department Data Science and System Security 


The Data Science and System Security Department has been developing novel big data solutions and service platforms that simplify the management of complex systems and optimize business operations.  We aim for the next generation data-driven technologies that support more innovative applications including those in 5G, cybersecurity, autonomous driving, and so on. Our research has resulted in both award-winning NEC products and publications in top conferences.

To advance AI-driven system and security research, the team is looking for researchers with outstanding background in system, networking, and cybersecurity. The ideal candidate should have the capability to: 
• Identify and investigate emerging research topics and challenges in system and networking
• Research and transform artificial intelligence techniques to advance the state of the art in system security
• Demonstrate research outcomes by developing prototypes and producing patents and/or publications
• Collaborate across teams and business units to develop synergy between our research and NEC business

Position Requirements

The candidate should have a PhD in Computer Science with a strong publication record in systems, networking and security. They should have a fundamental understanding of machine learning and big data analytics, and have experiences in at least one of the following areas:
• Interdisciplinary research spanning system, security and machine learning
• Cloud/network/5G security
• AI applications in security and trust computing
• Intrusion/anomaly detection via system data, e.g., logs and system-call traces 
• System vulnerability/attack analysis
• Designing, architecting and building secure systems
• Processing large databases and high-volume streaming data


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