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Cybersecurity Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

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 challenges-and 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 day-working 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 MITRE-and make a difference with us.Come join the Cyber Resiliency Engineering team! As part of this team, you will work with others researching and applying cutting edge cyber security solutions to protect our nation's networks and computer systems from advanced threats.As a part of the Cyber Resilience Department you are focused on delivering high quality technical products to our customers. You are engaged in applying cyber resiliency frameworks/methods to solve our sponsors hard problems and applying your analytical skills to tackle the biggest cyber security challenges that the Government faces.The successful candidate will be expected to develop, guide, and contribute to a wide range of high-impact work across MITRE's work program. The candidate will be expected to effectively engage portfolio and program leadership as well as external sponsors in helping to strengthen and grow the division and department work program. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a high degree of technical expertise while engaging in research exploration and program development focused on sponsor missions.Key Functions:

  • Work with government sponsors to identify and define their critical cyber resiliency challenges
  • Develop data-driven technical products to outline recommended solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Propose innovative concepts and solutions and lead teams to instantiate those concepts;
  • Provide technical leadership to support sponsor missions;
  • Possess motivation to expand knowledge and willingness to take risks to explore new opportunitiesMinimum Qualifications:
    • BS and 8 - 10 years related experience
    • Strong knowledge of advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies
    • Ability to develop new ideas and techniques for advancing the practice of cyber resiliency
    • Demonstrated ability to work on a team with government and industry members; proven willingness to lead tasks and small team efforts,
    • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.Required Qualifications:
      • Understanding of advanced cyber threats and Cyber Threat Intelligence
      • Applied cyber research
      • Architectural and Operational Vulnerability Analysis
      • Incident Analysis / Response
      • Threats, Vectors, Methods, Attacks and Countermeasures
      • Red Team and/or Pen Testing Experience
      • Digital Forensics
      • Live Network Analysis Tools
      • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret level security clearanceThis requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to those with a medical condition, disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from receiving a vaccine so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement and Pay Transparency.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at recruitinghelp@mitre.org.Copyright - 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.Benefits information may be found here

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