24 days old

Cyber Security, Staff_System Security Engineering

McLean, VA

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Join MITREs Aviation Communications Engineering Department in our newly formed Transportation Transformation Technology Center. We are an engineering team focusing on Transportation System Communications and Cybersecurity to define and develop resilient communications that will enable a safer worldwide transportation system.

We are seeking an entry level candidate to work under the guidance of our group and task leaders to help:
- Assess transportation network and cybersecurity problems and determine appropriate mitigation options in consideration of the transportation eco-system
- Design, implement and configure cybersecurity technology (hardware and software) and develop procedural solutions.
- Test and summarize technology and procedural solutions
- Develop and present briefings and reports describing the results of the work.


Required Knowledge/Skills:
- BS in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
- Knowledge of computer and telecommunication networking concepts and protocols (LAN, WAN, Cloud, TCP/IP, Web Protocols)
- Knowledge of network security fundamentals (e.g. Network Access, Cloud Security, Public Key Infrastructure, Identity Access Management)
- COTS hardware and software configuration
- Proficiency in MS Office software (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in multi-discipline teams to solve complex technical problems

Preferred Skills:
- MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity and network research and engineering.
- Hands-on knowledge of cyber security protocol development and analysis.
- Understanding of communications systems deployed and operated by the FAA
- Knowledge communications standards and technology trends for other modes of transportation.


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