Careers at Boston Fusion


Boston Fusion is currently hiring for the following positions:

Senior Cyber Security Scientist

Location: Lexington, MA
Job Title: Senior Cyber Security Scientist
Type of Position: Full-time

Boston Fusion is seeking a senior cyber security research scientist to advance the state of the art in cyber security technology. This role requires a background in computer/network security analysis and data analytics. In this senior position, you will be part of a team of high-achieving researchers formulating creative solutions to challenging problems using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques. Further, you will perform pure and applied research similar to academia (publishing papers, attending conferences, etc.) while providing useful results for our customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leading small teams researching, developing, implementing, testing, and transitioning technical solutions in support of Boston Fusion’s contracts

  • Researching and participating on proposal writing teams for future projects

  • Publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. citizenship and active DoD security clearance

  • A Master’s (with 7+ years of experience) or Ph.D. (with 3+ years of experience) in computer science, natural science, mathematics, engineering, or related fields

  • Experience with cyber penetration testing and red team exercises

  • Knowledge of routers, firewalls, and intrusion detection tools

  • Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages and Kafka or other big data tools

  • Excellent writing and technical presentation skills to broad audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on DARPA projects

  • Familiarity with DoD networking and cyber security policies and procedures

  • Experience with SE best practices, DevOps, continuous integration, and regression testing

  • Knowledge of offensive cyber techniques

  • Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools

What Boston Fusion Offers

  • Useful, challenging, and interesting research opportunities outside of academia

  • Full-time, permanent positions just north of Boston

  • Competitive salaries, benefits, 401(k) match, profit sharing, etc.

  • The stability of a profitable, 7-year-old business without the bureaucracy of a large corporation

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to, and clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.

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Boston Fusion is a young, technically strong company that takes pride in pushing the boundaries of science and technology through high-quality research. We do this by attracting bright minds and self-starters who appreciate challenging and engaging work, who want to stretch beyond their comfort zone, and who want to make a difference.

As a small, growth-oriented company, we place a high value on creativity, collaboration, and innovation. We offer an exciting, dynamic, and flexible work environment. We are committed to helping our employees continuously develop their skills as they contribute to Boston Fusion’s long-term success.

Our competitive benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance, disability coverage (long- and short-term), a 401k savings plan with employer match, and 401k profit sharing, as well as generous vacation, holiday and sick time benefits.

We pride ourselves in maintaining a qualified pool of candidates to quickly meet the needs of our customers. To join our applicant pool and be informed of upcoming employment opportunities, you can also follow us on LinkedIn or email your resume and cover letter to

Take charge of your career – apply to Boston Fusion today!

Boston Fusion participates in the US Government E-Verify Program. Boston Fusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.