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“Cipher Expert” will not be replaced by robots.

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## Job Description

Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.

## Job Details

- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is
**15-2021.00** - The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is
**$ 105,600.00** - The Mean Hourly Wage is
**$ 50.00** - Currently, there are
**2,730**people on this job

☝️ **Information based on the reference occupation “Mathematicians”.**

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## Tasks for “Cipher Expert”

**Develop new principles and new relationships between existing mathematical principles to advance mathematical science.****Apply mathematical theories and techniques to the solution of practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields.**- Design, analyze, and decipher encryption systems designed to transmit military, political, financial, or law-enforcement-related information in code.
**Perform computations and apply methods of numerical analysis to data.****Develop computational methods for solving problems that occur in areas of science and engineering or that come from applications in business or industry.****Develop mathematical or statistical models of phenomena to be used for analysis or for computational simulation.****Disseminate research by writing reports, publishing papers, or presenting at professional conferences.****Address the relationships of quantities, magnitudes, and forms through the use of numbers and symbols.****Maintain knowledge in the field by reading professional journals, talking with other mathematicians, and attending professional conferences.****Assemble sets of assumptions and explore the consequences of each set.**- Conduct research to extend mathematical knowledge in traditional areas, such as algebra, geometry, probability, and logic.

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