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Lead Cyber Engineer


Bedford, MA
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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.

MITRE's Cyber Infrastructure Department is seeking a lead
cyber engineer to support United States Air Force (AF) and Joint Cyber
missions, as well as enterprise modernization efforts. This position will
involve working with cyber domain stakeholders to guide strategic and tactical
efforts that enhance AF/DoD missions. Additionally, the successful candidate
will influence the design of cyber resilient systems, including those that
support the nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) enterprise. 

key Functions:

  • Engineer cyber resilient systems using techniques such
    as deception, redundancy, and non-persistence.

  • Develop technical architectures that support defensive
    and offensive cyber missions.

  • Perform system-of-systems engineering analysis for
    architectures that achieve mission objectives under degraded conditions.
  • Guide the acquisition of cyber capabilities that
    augment existing operational requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • An
    understanding of advanced cyber threats targeting enterprises, along with
    the tools, tactics, and procedures used by those threats
  • Knowledge
    of Computer Network Exploitation, Computer Network Attack and Computer
    Network Defense tools and techniques
  • Experience in modeling and simulation of
    computer/network systems 
  • Experience
    building, managing, or performing daily analytic tasks within Cyber Security
    Operations Centers or Cyber Incident Response Teams
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and
    maintain a security clearance
  • Familiarity
    with NIST SP 800-37 and NIST SP 800-53 r4
  • OSCP,
    CEH, GCIH, CISSP or equivalent certification.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of experience.   
Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 5 years of related experience.