• Project Lead - Research and Development - Galois

    Location US-VA-Arlington
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    Project Lead - Research and Development - Galois



    As a project lead for Galois, you have the opportunity to lead impactful and challenging computer science research projects. In this role, you will leverage your experience in guiding software projects to success. To guarantee the trustworthiness of systems where failure is unacceptable, we develop technologies in these areas:

    • cryptography
    • machine learning
    • human-computer interaction
    • cyber-physical systems
    • software correctness
    • computer security
    • mobile security


    Galois utilizes cutting-edge computer science and mathematics to make advances in software and hardware. Galois project teams involve multiple engineers/researchers and may include team members from academia, industry, and other government agencies. Project durations range from a few months to several years.


    Founded in 1999, Galois is a research and development company that collaborates with commercial, defense, and intelligence organizations. Our Arlington, VA office is poised for growth. Galois’s mission is the reliability, safety, and security of critical systems. We specialize in the research and development of new technologies that solve computer science’s most difficult problems. In addition, Galois transitions innovative, government-funded research into applied solutions that serve defense and commercial organizations. Galois spin-offs include Tozny, Tangram Flex, and Free & Fair.


    Responsibilities of the Project Lead

    • Lead projects with Galois engineers, researchers, interns, and contractors.
    • Support the team in producing world-class results that delight our clients.
    • Plan all aspects of a project and deliver to negotiated results.
    • Mentor and nurture the team, and facilitate effective workflows.
    • Communicate project status, issues, and results to the client and as an internal advocate.
    • Collaborate with other project leads to address company-wide concerns.


     What’s Attractive to the Right Project Lead Candidate?

    • People are the foundation of Galois’ success. As an employee-owned company, we care about not only the technologies we develop but also the path we take to create them.
    • We operate under a highly collaborative organizational model that encourages leadership and teamwork with respect for the individual.
    • We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes competitive salaries, flexible working arrangements, smartly designed office space complete with extra perks, employer-paid healthcare, employer-match 401(k), ESOP, transportation reimbursement, paid vacation, and more.


    Qualifications of the Project Lead

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering.
    • At least 5 years of diverse experience managing software development or research projects.
    • A passion for developing technology that works as intended.
    • Servant leader approach to managing.
    • Software development or computer science research background.


    • Experience in leadership positions.
    • Expertise in managing budgets for projects or organizations.
    • Expertise gained working on government projects.


    To Apply for the Project Lead position with Galois:

    Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “Galois – Project Lead - 2383 SA” as the subject of the email.


    Alternative Titles:   Technical Lead, Computer Science Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Program Manager, Software Engineer


    Staffing Advisors has been engaged to find the right candidate and is committed to helping create a diverse work environment for our client. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history.




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