Our research addresses both strategic and tactical concerns of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We offer a challenging and fast- paced environment that accommodates the exploration of new ideas that improve operational efficiency while preserving the privacy and civil rights of individuals. Under the oversight of cognizant Federal personnel, participating researchers have opportunities to lead tasks, explore new research areas for DHS, and participate in networking opportunities. Our staff come from technical fields and other fields such as Policy, Economics, and Anthropology to enable multi-disciplinary approaches to problem solving.
Data Analytics Technology Center (DA-TC) is seeking candidates with a technical background in applied large-scale computing related to blockchain, cyber security, cyber threat hunting, cyber data analytics, infrastructure security, machine learning, artificial intelligence, human-machine teaming, high performance computing, homomorphic and secure multi-party computation, edge and real-time analytics, and technology policy research to address evolving mission and homeland security needs. Other applicants who have a strong interest in data analytics specific to homeland security missions are also encouraged to apply.
Where will I be located?
What are the benefits?
Selected participants will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during this appointment as determined by DHS. Stipends are determined by participant's academic standing, discipline, and experience.
Participants may also be eligible to receive
Fellowships are for one year and may be extended based upon project needs and funding availability for up to 5 years.
Although you will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DHS or any other office or agency, you must have or be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance for the duration of your appointment. It is expected that after completing the necessary application for clearance a fitness determination will allow participation to begin with unclassified material, while awaiting a clearance.
About DHS DA-TC
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) conducts research, development, test, and evaluation on behalf of the homeland security enterprise (HSE). S&T’s Data Analytics Technology Center (DA-TC) applies leading-edge data analytics research and development techniques to enable user-focused, data-driven solutions for homeland security missions. DA-TC operates a state of the art data analytics work center infrastructure to support mission relevant evaluations of strategic data research and development, emerging technology assessments and rapid experimentation. DA-TC conducts research in future computing architectures, application and evaluation of analytic solutions, and assessments of emerging architecture and analytic solutions.
DHS mission areas include the following:
For more information about DHS visit: https://www.dhs.gov/mission
To qualify for this opportunity you must,
Preferred: Experience with analysis of large-scale data sets.
A complete application consists of:
All documents must be submitted via Zintellect. All application components must be received in the system in order to be considered.
If you have questions, please send an email to DHSed@orau.org.
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