Research Operations Engineer



Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Bitsight is a cyber risk management leader transforming how companies manage exposure, performance, and risk for themselves and their third parties. Companies rely on Bitsight to prioritize their cybersecurity investments, build greater trust within their ecosystem, and reduce their chances of financial loss.
Built on over a decade of technological innovation, its integrated solutions deliver value across enterprise security performance, digital supply chains, cyber insurance, and data analysis.

  • We invented the cyber ratings industry in 2011
  • Over 3000 customers trust Bitsight
  • Over 750 teammates are dispersed throughout Boston, Raleigh, New York, Lisbon, Singapore, Argentina, and remote

Serve as a research operations engineer on Bitsight’s Product Research team within the Security Research Group, focused on developing and maintaining infrastructure to support the collection, processing, and analysis of security telemetry. Collaborate with fellow researchers, product and engineering groups to support and develop new laboratory testing infrastructure, data sets, analytical capabilities, and other research infrastructure.

Objectives & Responsibilities

  • Develop tools to assist with automation of security research infrastructure and data

  • Develop and maintain laboratory testing environments (both hardware and virtualized) to facilitate evaluation of security telemetry collection techniques

  • ​​Monitor research systems, applications, and network performance and availability

  • Implement new methods for telemetry collection, processing, and analysis

  • Assure data quality through developing methods for data curation, cleaning, and modeling.


  • Strong technical background with expertise in networking and computer and network security.

  • Familiarity with containerization, API's, orchestration tools, and related technologies.

  • Experience in general automation scripting in Python

  • Capable of being self-motivated and operating autonomously on projects, or with others in a team.

  • Strong communication and analytical skills, including ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while adapting quickly to rapidly changing priorities


B.S/M.S in Computer Science or similar field or commensurate experience.

Diversity. Bitsight is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Culture. We put our people first. Bitsight offers best in class benefits. We devote the same energy to nurturing our company's inclusive culture as we apply to serving our customers' needs. Working at Bitsight will give you the opportunity to fulfill your professional goals and expand your skills.

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Additional Information for United States of America Applicants:

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This position may be considered a promotional opportunity pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.