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Job No. 142067

  • Job Title:
  • Cyber Security Software Developer
  • Employer:
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Location:
  • Ann Arbor , MI
  • Posting Date:
  • 24-Mar-2020
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    Come join a team of passionate individuals at a non-profit serving Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare and other Michigan non-profit organizations for over 53 years!

    You will help develop the Michigan Cyber Range and its associated research and education projects. As a member of Merit’s team, you will help develop, plan, and execute cyber exercises and various other cyber training initiatives as part of the Michigan Cyber Range’s education and training mission.

    You will also coordinate activities with other groups in and outside of Merit. You will conduct a variety of programming tasks including program design, program coding, debugging, and documentation for software/systems and applications programs. Your assignments will generally be of a challenging technical nature. You will report to the Director of Cyber Range Development.

    To learn more about Merit Network, please visit our website:

    What You'll Do
    Essential functions for this position are followed by an (E).

    As the Cyber Security Software Developer, your key responsibilities include:

    Approximately 80% of the Developer’s time & duties are needed to:

    Architect, orchestrate, and maintain virtual machine infrastructure for cyber security curriculum and services. (E)
    Provide creative content in the development of scenarios with storyline and attack/defense methods. (E)
    Help with exercise development and execution, software development to harden code, user experience testing, and engagement during cyber range events. (E)
    Conduct a variety of complex programming tasks including program design, program coding, debugging and documentation for software/systems and application programs. (E)
    Construct and network virtual machines in a laboratory environment. (E)
    Creates applications, tools, integrations, and educational content that enhance Merit’s cyber security service offerings as well as to increase operational efficiency within Merit. (E)
    Designing, building, testing and documenting various cyber centric and management applications and supporting back-end systems. (E)
    Approximately 20% of the Developer’s time & duties are needed to:

    Assisting Cyber Range users to connect and operate courses and exercises. (E)
    Keeping current of cutting edge security issues and techniques. (E)
    Providing technical vision and design for range usage. (E)
    Participate in research activities for various ongoing projects, including the development of novel ideas and techniques. (E)
    Work with University faculty, other faculty, Merit management and staff to identify promising areas of cyber security technology and applications. (E)
    Teach classes, seminars and lectures to Merit staff and others on emerging cyber security technologies, techniques and applications. (E)
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109
  • United States
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