Study the future of Security with the Usable Security and Privacy team at Sun Laboratories - Burlington, MA.
Applicant will work with a research group focusing on issues of usability in security and privacy. The applicant will help design and conduct user studies, analyze results, work on applications of the resulting data, and write papers describing their work. The Applicant must be self-motivated and able to drive tasks within the project.
Depending on your qualifications you may conduct surveys and interviews, design user interfaces, prototype applications, write reports, and make a presentation of your findings. Also, you may write Java applications that represent the results of the user study, create computing models, and research security infrastructure changes.
In addition, you will get to take advantage of the local technology lectures and other events around the Sun Campus.
Applicant must have good technical skills, a willingness to work with diverse groups, and strong writing and reporting abilities. If educated with a human factors background, the applicant must have experience working on human factors studies, must be familiar with user interface design, standards and technologies, and must have a passion for building projects from a user's point of view. Familiarity with HTML is also required. If trained in computer science, the applicant must be able to work on large group projects in Java, must have good knowledge of computer security, and must be comfortable in a UNIX environment.
Collaborating with other groups in the research laboratories or in product organizations on innovative solutions to computing challenges.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
FIELD OF STUDY
Human Factors, Computer Science, Sociology, Cognitive Science, or Applied Mathematics.
MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Masters degree work in one of the fields of study preferred.
Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Phone: (781) 442-4002, x2-4002