Harbor Labs is a cybersecurity consulting firm that provides custom-engineered security solutions through advanced cyberscience and cyberengineering. Our dynamic and collaborative workplace allows our staff to perform their most inspired work, and provides a challenging and fulfilling environment in which to broaden their cyber skill sets.

The Harbor Labs staff comprises recognized industry leaders in a broad array of cyber disciplines and is an ideal working environment for both industry veterans and aspiring cyber professionals to advance their careers.

Cyber Professional Positions Available:

Associate Research Scientist

Harbor Labs is currently seeking candidates for an Associate Research Scientist position. Working under the Chief Scientist, the Associate Research Scientist will perform both supervised and independent research, experimentation, design and development in support of our clients’ varied cybersecurity and IT requirements. The Associate Research Scientist will also support Harbor Labs’ internal product development efforts. These duties include working with a Harbor Labs Product Manager to develop and extend new product concepts, occasional interaction with end customers, and the ongoing development and maintenance of the company’s line of commercial product offerings.

Typical activities will include:

  • Interaction with clients to solicit project requirements
  • Working with senior staff to assemble a statement of work and project plan
  • Developing ideas for solutions to cyber security problems faced by our clients
  • Conducting research and testing in support of client requirements
  • Designing, implementation, and integration of security solutions
  • Designing, development and support of the company’s line of of technology products

  • Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate technical depth, creativity and innovation in completing technically complex assignments. They will also participate in business development and other customer facing activities to introduce new service offerings to our clients and to extend and maintain existing customer relationships.


  • 4+ years of experience in applied cybersecurity in a commercial or academic environment
  • Knowledge of embedded systems, computer science concepts, computer security concepts, and networking
  • Strong background in vulnerability analysis and exploitation
  • Development and vulnerability research experience on Windows, Linux, OSX and embedded systems
  • Highly skilled in Object Oriented programming
  • Dynamic and static reverse-engineering skills
  • Experience with cryptographic packages
  • Experience with firmware security
  • Kernel development skills

  • Education:

    M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or related field

    Qualified candidates who may only meet a subset of these qualifications are nonetheless encouraged to submit their resumes for consideration.

    Cyber Software Developer

    Harbor Labs is currently seeking candidates for the Cyber Software Developer position. This position works predominantly with the Senior Research Scientists to create balanced technical solutions to meet the security requirements of the company’s clients. This position calls for a highly technical problem-solver who understands IT systems architectures, security, software, virtualization, and hardware, and can lead other engineers to the resolution of problems in design, development, and operations.

    Typical activities will include:

  • Build and maintain automation, tools, and data-systems in support of the company’s commercial product offerings
  • Interact directly with clients to solicit requirements and generate SOWs
  • Work with staff cyberscientists to design, spec, build and client cyber solutions

  • Qualifications:

  • More than 5 years’ experience in related areas
  • 5 years or more experience in an engineering/network development environment supporting multiple concurrent tasks/projects
  • Experience and expertise in all aspects (application, network, operations, social) of cybersecurity
  • Familiar with Systems Engineering and its application to the development of IT solutions
  • Familiar with Software Engineering methodologies (Agile in particular)
  • Experience with Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) and Command Line Interfaces (CLI) supporting software applications
  • Knowledgeable of continuous improvement frameworks (ITIL, CMMI, ISO, and PMI)
  • Knowledgeable in Object Oriented programming languages (Java, C++)
  • Ability to present concepts and plans to senior management
  • Strong technical communication and leadership skills to lead investigations with engineers of multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work well with internal technical staff and external customers and technology partners

  • Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline. Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering preferred. Graduate degree is desirable.

    Qualified candidates who may only meet a subset of these qualifications are nonetheless encouraged to submit their resumes for consideration.

    Harbor Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All offers of employment are based solely on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. This hiring policy is reflected in the extraordinary qualities of the Harbor Labs staff. Race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disabilities, and national origin are neither an influencing factor nor a consideration in the Harbor Labs hiring process.