1+ months
2018-03-122018-05-13

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

MITRE
Gaithersburg, MD

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.




Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.


 


Key Functions:



  • Cybersecurity engineering


  • Information Assurance, threat assessments, & analysis


  • Systems security engineering


  • Risk Management


  • Recommending use of specific anti-tamper, anti-spoof technologies


  • Assessing and authoring of system and network security plans

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Candidate must possess a strong cyber-focused technical background including deep expertise in: working with both software, hardware, systems, networking, and risk based cybersecurity mitigation.


 


In addition, the candidate must have:  


  • Proficiency with working in a virtual environment 


  • The ability to both directly contribute to technical mission areas as well as deep-dive into technical aspects of the work program to suggest solutions and enable outcomes. 


  • Hands-on experience with underlying technologies relevant to cyber security and the ability to combine technical knowledge with strategic vision.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability to understand and develop a threat model


    • Evaluate system risks associated with threat model

  • Experience with software/OS security


  • Experience with network security


  • Understand the role of security components in a system


  • Types threats that can be addressed by a particular technology


    • Limits of the various technologies

  • Previous project management experience

Minimum Qualifications:


  • BS and 10 years related experience



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