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

Lead Cyber Security Engineer - 00050380

MITRE
Huntsville, AL
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 seeks a driven engineer to join our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Portfolio AN/TPY-2 radar team and provide Cybersecurity focused expertise in the areas of Systems Engineering, Test, Analysis, and Assessment.  This role entails application of your experience and industry best practices, in collaboration with MITRE colleagues supporting related MDA sensor and weapon system organizations, to deliver prioritized recommendations for system design updates and a coordinated and consistent assessment methodology.

 

Key Functions:

  • Assessing current AN/TPY-2 radar system design and historical test findings to recommend prioritization and critical radar updates.
  • Working with the prime contractor and other key government stakeholders to define, develop and implement a systematic test plan and evaluation framework to assess offense and defensive cyber operations, emerging technologies, and advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies.
  • Conducting cyber-related risk assessments
  • Developing written findings, assessments, and recommendations to inform MITRE and government program leadership decisions
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Computer Engineering (ECE), Computer Science or similar field and 8 years of experience
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: radar, radar systems, embedded systems, incident response, systems engineering, test engineering, cyber threat hunting, cyber threat intelligence, cybersecurity engineering (resilient systems security engineering), and/or cybersecurity analytics.
  • Strong knowledge of advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies.
  • Ability to document and/or present ideas and findings such that others can easily learn from or make decisions based upon the material.
  • Ability to develop new ideas and techniques that advance the state of the practice for cyber defensive operations.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Secret security clearance

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