IBM Postdoctoral Researcher-Security & Privacy in YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, New York

Job Description

The Security Department at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, has an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher.

The mission of the Security Department is to conduct fundamental and applied research in Security, Privacy and Cryptography. We focus on building new and innovative security technologies in research areas such as: Cryptography, Cybersecurity Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning for Security (e.g. Deep Learning), Malware Analysis, Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Threat Intelligence, Graph Analytics for Security, Blockchain Security and Applications, Mobile and IoT Security, Information Security, Cloud Computing and Virtualization Security, SDN Security, Next Generation Security Architectures, Trusted Computing and Ethical Hacking. We value research skills, innovation, proven systems intuition, systems building experience and a demonstrated desire to implement one's own ideas.

You should have effective communication skills in both technical and customer situations. Also, you should be able to define new research directions, drive a project from exploratory thinking to the development of a practical solution or service, and have impact across our company or the entire industry.

Candidates with a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, and with a proven record of innovation and publication are preferred.

The IBM Research Division conducts scientific research and develops technologies and processes for use with IBM products and customer applications. IBM Research has produced leading contributions to the technology underlying IBM's product portfolio, as well as to the world of science and the entire IT industry. For more information please visit .

The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic experience in mobile and/or information security

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 3 years experience in designing, architecting and building secure systems including processor, platform and cloud security (possible topic of Phd)

  • At least 3 years experience in monitoring and analyzing systems, malware or neworks using big data analytics techniques like data mining and machine learning (possible topic of Phd)

  • At least 3 years experience in mobile and information security (possible topic of PhD)

  • English : Fluent

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.