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Lead Cryptographic Engineer (TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance)


Chantilly, VA
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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.


MITRE has an exciting opportunity in the cyber domain where you will serve as a subject matter expert in cryptologic systems to influence the cryptographic solutions used in the Intelligence Community (IC). The position involves identifying system engineering challenges with design and integration of cryptologic solutions and working with various teams who will be developing solutions. The candidate will also be working with the government to analyze future cryptographic needs for the entire organization and to shape R&D activities that address those needs.


Minimum Qualifications

8+ years related experience with 5 years'  government cryptographic systems

CISSP or equivalent certifications; TS/SCI Polygraph.

Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity or similar field

Strong interested in cryptography and solving cyber security challenges

Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and interact effectively with government sponsors


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with the NSA Information Assurance Division on the development and certification of cryptographic systems

Understanding of DoD and Intel community acquisition processes

Experience with small R&D contracts (e.g. BAA)

Experience with all aspects of the program development lifecyle from requirements definition to integration and testing

Experience with DoD and IC key management architectures

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team

Excellent communication and writing skills

At least 10 years' experience with government cryptographic systems