19 days old
2018-07-262018-09-13

Cyber Operations Engineer

MITRE
Bedford, MA
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.

MITRE's Cyber Infrastructure Department seeks a passionate, creative Cyber Operations Engineer to support network defense and cyber resiliency in enterprise networks, as well as cloud-based and virtualized environments. The successful candidate will discover and develop solutions that allow AF systems to anticipate, withstand, and recover from cyber threats.


Key functions:

  • Collaborate with MITRE staff, project sponsors, and military personnel to develop and deliver practical solutions to warfighter problems.
  • Create and test architectural prototypes in MITRE labs to validate assumptions related to cyber security and cyber resiliency.
  • Build and understand networking solutions that block, reroute, or deceive adversaries in a contested cyber domain.
  • Use enterprise tools, such as Splunk, to detect network anomalies.
  • Apply artificial intelligence/machine learning to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the protection and defense of critical services.

 

Desired Skills (nice to have):

  • Experience with Kali Linux, Security Onion, or other security distributions

    Advanced experience with programming and scripting

  • Ability to write and present technical material in the form of proposals, white papers, technical reports, and presentations

  • Understanding of networking protocols such as Ethernet, IP, TCP/UDP (management and configuration)

 

Required Education:

  • BS and 0-4 years of relevant work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field. Candidate should possess the ability to be responsible for deliverables or parts of deliverables to MITRE customers

 

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