1+ months

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer - 00048123

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 elite Systems Security Engineering Department (T886) is seeking a Lead/Principal Cyber Security Engineer to join our team! As a member of T886, you will help solve our nation's most technically challenging problems and work in the public interest by identifying and defending against cyber system vulnerabilities in a variety of systems vital to our national interests. You will enable the advancement of engineering and scientific methods to address life cycle resiliency and security requirements arising from the complexity of modern era systems. This effort will be conducted collaboratively with multiple MITRE and government organizations. Position can be filled at either Colorado Springs, CO -or- Bedford, MA locations.


Key Functions:


Support a diverse customer set to include: Space and Missile Systems Center, DoD, DHS, FAA, HHS, and more! This position has some flexibility in the types of assignments which may include some of the following:

  • Cryptography and Encryption Technologies

  • Security Testing and Assessment

  • Software Assurance

  • Systems Security Engineering

  • Information Assurance, Threat Assessment, & Analysis

  • Risk Management Assessment

  • Supply Chain Protection

  • Cross Domain Technologies

  • DoD Program Protection Planning

  • Anti-tamper, Anti-spoof Technologies

  • DoD Certification & Accreditation

  • Candidate must be able to collaborate with government contractors; work in multi-disciplinary teams; conduct project planning and execution; build trusted relationship; analyze existing processes, roles, organizational structures; and support applications to identify and recommend improvements in processes, organizations, and technologies.

  • You will have the opportunity to make an impact on the United States Government decision making and the future use and protection of technologies.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical,  Computer Science, Systems Engineering or Systems Security Engineering or similar field and 8 years related experience

  • High level of insight, ingenuity, initiative, creativity, productivity

  • Knowledge of the following are desired, but not required: National Security Space Systems; Static Analysis and tools such as Fortify, App Scan; Dynamic analysis/Penetration testing and tools such as Burp Suite, Fuzzing; software languages such as C/C++, Java, Python, Perl

  • Ability to organize and write MITRE products and prepare and present a coherent briefing, with minimal review needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or higher

  • Active DoD secret or higher clearance


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