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IoT Cybersecurity Eng. Junior


Gaithersburg, MD
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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.


The ideal candidate must possess a strong cyber-focused technical background including deep expertise in working with both software, hardware, networking, and experience with custom or semi-custom microcontrollers.


Key Functions:

  • Internet of Things knowledge and experience

  • Information Assurance, threat assessments, & analysis

  • Systems security engineering

  • Risk Management

  • Recommending use of specific anti-tamper, anti-spoof technologies

  • Assessing and authoring of system and network security plans

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with working in a virtual environment

  • The ability to both directly contribute to technical mission areas as well as deep-dive into technical aspects of the work program to suggest solutions and enable outcomes

  • Hands-on experience with underlying technologies relevant to cyber security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with computer hardware analysis

  • Embedded hardware esp. microcontrollers

  • Experience with software analysis

  • Embedded OS experience

  • Experience with network protocol analysis

  • Packet capture and analysis

  • Experience with software defined radios

  • Experience with security engineering

  • Cryptography and cryptographic protocols a plus

  • PK-both RSA and ECC based schemes

  • Transport-TLS and DTLS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 5 years experience