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Lead Cybersecurity Engineer - 00048305


Annapolis Junction, 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. 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.


Job Highlights:


We are currently seeking a Lead Cybersecurity Engineer to join our Defensive Operations team. In this position you will have the opportunity to leverage your past experience to improve the governments ability to detect and respond to cyber adversary attacks. Youll get to build and maintain systems, capabilities, tools, and analytics to support research, testing, and exercises that improve threat hunting and other defensive activities. Youll be asked to get hands-on with relevant technologies and blue team actions, and then to take a step back to develop best practice and methodology guides so that others can improve their own skills, all while working as part of a dynamic and collaborative larger team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field and 8 years of experience

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: incident response, cyber threat hunting, and/or cybersecurity analytics.

  • Strong knowledge of advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies.

  • Ability to document and/or present ideas and findings such that others can easily learn from the material.

  • Ability to develop new ideas and techniques that advance the state of the practice for cyber threat hunting.

  • *Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • TS/SCI w/Poly security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with working with Splunk and developing analytics

  • Experience with Sysmon and Powershell

  • Experience with endpoint detection and response technologies

  • Experience with SALT or other configuration management tools