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Lead Cyber Operations Engineer - McLean, VA


McLean, 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. 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.


MITREs Defense Technology Department seeks highly motivated candidates to provide Cyberspace Operations Center, Cyber Command & Control (C2), and Cyber Situational Awareness (SA) systems engineering support to several DoD customers. This role supports a diverse set key cyberspace operations activities, serving as a thought leader to shape the DoDs strategy for cyberspace operations and integration with the broader DoD processes and functions.  In this role, the successful candidate will apply systems engineering and mission analysis skills to enable and enhance DoD full spectrum Cyberspace Operations (CO). Expected activities include requirements development, doctrine analysis, mission analysis, support to deliberate planning, and collaboration across multiple US Commands and Agencies and coalition partner nations.



Required Qualfications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering

  • Experience working in one or more areas of cyberspace operations. 

  • Knowledge of Cyberspace Operations Joint and Service Doctrine (JP 3-12, FM 3-12, etc.).

  • Understanding of concepts for convergence of Cyberspace, Space, Electronic Warfare /Electro-Magnetic Spectrum operations.

  • Possess the ability to learn and operate in a Joint, Coalition and Mission Partner Environment that will enable DoD Cyberspace Operations functions.

  • Experience in assessing current DoD Cyberspace Operations policy, standards, architecture, and technologies as a basis to lead development of proposed courses of actions, strategies, and plans. 

  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Possess a current top secret clearance and have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering

  • Possess an active TS/SCI clearance


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field.

  • 8 years of experience.