Fraunhofer CESE Job Postings

Cyber Lead

Location: College Park, Maryland

Type: Full-time Position

Fraunhofer USA, Inc., Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE is seeking a qualified candidate to build up a cybersecurity team to support medical device manufacturers and healthcare systems, standards development and training organizations, and local industry. The candidate will be responsible for identifying opportunities, performing technical tasks, and identifying, hiring, and training qualified candidates to perform technical work.

Key responsibilities and required skills are described below.

The Successful Candidate will:

·         Work independently with limited supervision and be self-motivated

·         Leverage their personal and professional networks to identify and bring in new technical opportunities in line with the goals of the organization

·         Manage the execution of multiple projects simultaneously

·         Communicate complex issues efficiently and effectively to peers, leadership, and clients

·         Grow security team, win additional security-related projects, and develop a steady customer base

Key Responsibilities:

·         Identify technical opportunities through business development and proposal development

·         Demonstrate technical expertise and capability to assist in acquisition of contracts

·         Perform and manage technical work in areas of expertise and skillsets defined below

·         Interface with customers and respond to inquiries concerning technical capabilities and experience

·         Document, report, and deliver reports of technical workflow and deliverables

·         Identify, interview, onboard, and train skilled team members for the security team

Areas of Expertise:

·         Cybersecurity standards and best practices

·         Cybersecurity product assessments

·         Team building and management

·         Proposal development

·         Business development

·         Workforce training and education

Required Skills:

·         Direct managerial experience of a small team (1-5 persons)

·         Experience participating in proposal development for government and industry

·         Experience delivering training and interfacing with customers

·         Experience delivering technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences in both written and verbal forms

·         Experience designing and/or analyzing security protocols for software systems


Desired Skills – two or more of the following:

·         Experience with red team security assessments

·         Experience with blue team security assessments

·         Familiarity with cybersecurity requirements and standards for medical devices and healthcare systems

·         Familiarity with cybersecurity requirements and standards for automotive systems

·         Strong familiarity with LINUX/UNIX operating systems

·         Intermediate reverse engineering experience

·         Intermediate programming experience


·         B.S. degree or higher in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering (CS/CE preferred), or other technical discipline (STEM)

·         At least three years of experience in cybersecurity field

·         At least two years of experience with project management

Salary range: $100-150K (commensurate with experience)

Fraunhofer CESE conducts applied research and technology transfer to support innovations developed by our customers in industry, Government, and academia. Fraunhofer CESE develops and uses innovative and scalable model-based approaches to software and systems engineering to design and develop safe and secure systems and to usefully test and verify them.

Fraunhofer CESE is located in College Park, MD; more information is located at

For additional information regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Duncan Woodbury – dwoodbury (at)

Betty Chou – resume (at)

Fraunhofer USA is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a federal contractor.