Cryptologic Computer Scientist - All Levels

Annapolis Junction, MD, US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert Clearance required USD 100K - 185K

Applied Network Solutions, Inc.

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Who we are:

At Applied Network Solutions (ANS), we bring together some of the most curious minds in networking and cybersecurity. ANS was founded to disrupt the status quo. For over 20 years, our team provides expertise in network, system engineering and both offensive and defensive cybersecurity operations.

What we do:

Our vision is for a future in which talent and customers alike come to ANS because of our reputation for delivering technical excellence, solving our nation’s toughest challenges and our ability to exceed expectations.

Why ANS:

At ANS we value the integrity of your work. We are looking for the right person to plan, analyze, design, develop, test, secure, integrate, implement, operate, and maintain the custom solutions that ANS delivers. Together, let’s ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

As a Cryptologic Computer Scientist on our team, you will: be trusted to apply state of the art techniques, tools, and approaches to requisite computer science skills like operating systems, compiler theory, database theory, and more.


  • Relevant experience must be in one or more of the following: Computer Systems Research, Simulation/model development and prototyping, software design, Programming, Computational Science, Algorithm Analysis and Design, Reverse Engineering, Designing/developing computer or information systems including engineering hardware and/or software
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph (FSP)
  • Level 1 = 4 years’ experience, Level 2 = 7 years of experience, Level 3 = 10 Years of experience, Level 4 = 13 years of Experience (2 years off experience off for Bachelors, 4 years off for Masters, 6 years off for PhD)
  • Degree in must be in Computer Science; related fields (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics) may be considered depending on program content

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, deliver and operate solutions to hard cryptologic computer science problems within a scientific framework
  • Solutions may arise in the forms of forensics and attack attribution, protection of critical networks, active systems warnings and indicators, active penetration into target systems, knowledge discovery of passive and active systems, or other cryptologic computer science mission support
  • Requisite computer science skills (operating systems, compiler theory, database theory, algorithm analysis, computer architecture, discrete math, programming language theory, and data structures) are applied to each problem to provide state of the art techniques, tools and approaches



ANS offers excellent compensation along with a generous benefits package to include:

  • Family Medical, Dental (w/ adult orthodontia) and Vision coverage
  • Pet Discount Program
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Maternity/ Paternity Leave
  • Supplemental Military Leave Pay
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with 6% Company Contribution
  • Generous Professional Development Program
  • 100% Employer paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 100% Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Whole Life Insurance
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Program
  • Annual Allowance for ANS Swag
  • Potential for Paid Overtime
  • Flexible Work Schedules

Applied Network Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

*Disclaimer: Salary is an open band for Indeed purposes and may not accurately represent the salary band for this position*

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Tags: Clearance Computer Science Forensics Mathematics PhD Polygraph Prototyping Reverse engineering TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: United States
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