Chief Technologist, Cyber-Physical Systems

Position Number: H20-002

Status: Full-Time (Exempt)

Reports to: President/Chief Executive Officer

Job description and what you’ll do:

The Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) is seeking a dynamic and innovative technology leader to establish and grow our cyber-physical systems team to support government clients. You will be the lead and subject matter expert of the group and will be the interface to our customers, university collaborators and industry partners. 

We have a compelling network of partners advancing the state-of-the-art in cyber-physical systems technologies.  These partners have deep assets to support the activity including network emulators, cyber ranges, Internet of Things (IoT) development, 5G applications and security assessment, and hardware in the loop testing (HWIL). 

Who you are:

You must have the mind and spirit of an entrepreneur with the ability to develop and execute projects that meet the needs of the US Department of Defense and where applicable, commercial markets. You will have the resources to start the activity but will be expected to develop and capture opportunities to grow the group.

Your work ethic, business acumen and capability to successfully solve complex problems are ultimately more important than your educational level, but a good understanding of cyber-physical systems is critical.

You’ll have worked and led efforts involving reverse engineering, vulnerability analysis, and related activities for Internet of Things devices and infrastructure systems. Challenging, complex problems excite you. You should also have experience guiding small, diverse teams of engineers and scientists, developing tightly integrated hardware-software systems engineering solutions.  You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The cyber industry is rapidly expanding and Indiana is well positioned to be at the center of this growth. Come join our team of as we grow our organization and solve difficult technical problems critical to our national defense.

Who we are:

The Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) is a non-profit applied research institute that brings together leaders from Indiana government, the state’s largest military asset, industry and research universities to facilitate and manage collaborative research teams to address critical national security challenges. Work conducted through IN3 accelerates technology commercialization and supports economic prosperity across Indiana with a specific focus on the Indiana Uplands.  As a well-funded start-up, we are seeking team members to grow the organization and establish the vision that will ensure its prosperity. The position will be based in the state of Indiana.  More information on IN3 may be found at

Required Qualifications to Apply:

  • United States Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret/Secure Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) clearance as required. Active Secret clearance preferred
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • BS degree
  • Knowledge and experience working with DoD programs and processes


IN3 rewards successful contributors and delivers a high level of job satisfaction.  We can assure you it won’t be boring.  Additional benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • 401k (IN3 provides 5% non-elective Employee Eligible Compensation, as well as providing an elective Safe Harbor match of up to 4% of Employee Contribution)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage. IN3 pays 90% of plan costs for individuals and 80% for families
  • Employer-provided short-term, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • 4 weeks PTO to start, 5 weeks after 2 years consecutive employment
  • 14 company holidays
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work from home when appropriate

To apply:

E-mail your resume and cover letter to Please note position number H20-001 in the subject line of your e-mail. Please direct all questions on the position to Leslie Wolfe at