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Lead/Principal Cyber Network Security Architect - 00049640


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 Cyber Security Technical Center seeks an inquisitive and self-motivated analyst, architect, and integrator to apply and integrate advanced technologies and approaches to solve our nations most critical cyber security problems. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team investigating and applying advanced technology to real mission needs. 

Key Functions:

  • Develop and analyze enterprise architectures that provide effective cyber security capabilities.

  • Apply knowledge of network architectures, sensor technologies, and cyber threats to detect, diagnose, and appropriately respond to cyber-attacks directed against US Government networks.

  • Design secure network architectures and services.

  • Help develop and implement improved cyber security tools, techniques, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 3 years related experience

  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cyber security principles and their application

  • Knowledge of networking, and/or enterprise architectures

  • Ability to work with others to solve challenging technical problems
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of US Government enterprise and network security concepts and solutions

  • Knowledge of cyber security systems and products

  • Knowledge of cyber security operations

  • Understanding of the types of data produced by network sensors

  • Excellent communications, writing, and briefing skills

  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance