1+ months

Senior Cyber Systems Engineer - 00049717

McLean, VA

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MITRE projects investigating the cyber security of embedded and cyber-physical systems to include IOT is looking for a junior to mid-level embedded systems engineer.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 3 years of related experience

  • *Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have working knowledge of embedded systems and related real-time operating systems including their design, configuration and operation. 

  • Familiarity with cyber security concepts and design approaches for embedded systems such as processor architectures that realize security partitions through multiple independent levels of security (MILS) designs, separation kernels and hypervisors for secure virtualization etc., is also highly preferred.

  • Obtain and maintain a Top Secret level security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following platforms is a plus: 

  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)

  • Wind River VxWorks RTOS for embedded and IoT applications

  • Wind River MILS platform and Helix Drive for autonomous and driver-assisted automotive systems

  • Green Hills Integrity Multivisor and Integrity RTOS

  • LynxOS RTOS and LynxSecure Separation Kernel Hypervisor technologies from Lynxworks. 


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