18 days old
2018-08-022018-09-15

Network Technology and Security 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 Networking and Infrastructure Technical Center is currently looking for a Network Systems Engineer to explore these and other challenging questions as we work to improve our sponsors' networks. Take this opportunity to join a collaborative and innovative team working with state of the art technology solving difficult networking problems.

 

Key Functions:

 

-Provide network security engineering support to a variety of sponsor and research based projects including design, development, integration, and implementation activities in support of network systems.
-Solve complex networking problems in areas such as IP routing/switching, data center infrastructure, network operations, network security capabilities, and more.
-Interact with MITRE and sponsor teams to present technical solutions and make recommendations on the preferred way forward.

 

The candidate might expect to:


- Conduct hands-on lab analysis to solve technical issues, consider potential integration opportunities, and understand performance/scalability issues.
- Work closely with industry to understand best practices and maintain a pulse of innovations in the networking and network security area.
- Perform hands-on assessments of capabilities in the networking and network security market to determine how these capabilities may work with existing sponsor infrastructure.
- Develop written products and technical reports that highlight findings and recommendations.
- Develop prototypes that demonstrate novel solutions to sponsor problems


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering and 3 years related experience. The candidate will demonstrate advanced principles, theories, concepts comparable to those obtained with a master's degree.

Required Skills:

 

- Strong interest in networks, network security, and related technologies

- Basic understanding of networks and fundamental layer 3 and 4 protocols (e.g. IP, TCP, UDP, etc)

- Experience in programming methods/languages such as Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, Ruby, C/C++, Java

- Excellent analytical skills

- Strong written and verbal communications skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

- Basic understanding of network protocols such as Domain Name Service (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IP Routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)

- Understanding of common security capabilities such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and full packet capture

- Experience configuring IP routing protocols

 

This position will require obtaining a Secret security clearance.



 

 

 



 

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