Cyber Range Engineer

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

ID: 7075208
Posted: February 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Detailed Job Description

The Cyber Range Environment Engineer will be the core developer for the Cyber Security Range and will be responsible for the construction of the environments in which training, educational, and research based scenarios and projects will occur. A successful candidate will be able to interact with clients as they work through scenarios and then present potential improvements for the environment to the team with the goal of creating more realistic and compelling experiences.

This position will also be expected to lead a team of student employees who will assist with builds, work with external strategic partners, and RIT organizational partners. This position reports to the Cyber Range Technical Director in RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI).

Major Responsibilities:
Architect, orchestrate, and maintain virtual infrastructures for cyber range scenarios, competitions, and (eventually) computer security curriculum.
Define and implement efficient end-to-end provisioning of automation solutions.
User experience testing and analysis as well as engagement with participants during cyber range events
Software development, application and tool creation, and AV integration in association with the CSR
Work as part of a team in the development and execution of exercises associated with the cyber range
Designing, building, testing and documenting various cyber centric and management applications and supporting back-end systems.
Demo new ideas and help solidify technical direction.
Ensures the adherence to standards, policies and procedures
Assisting cyber range participants to connect to scenarios, courses, and exercises.
Keeping current of cutting edge security issues and techniques
Assist faculty with and participate in research projects exploring novel ideas associated with cyber security.
Work as part of a team to formulate the technical vision and design for the cyber range.
Work with faculty, staff, and organizations across RIT in addition to vendors and outside companies to meet the overall goals of the cyber range, range-hosted competitions, and perform hands-on outreach/security assurance testing through the Eaton Cybersecurity SAFE Lab
Other duties as assigned

Department/College Description

The College: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the country’s first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the world’s leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college.


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