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Lead System Security Engineer


Fairborn, OH 45324
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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 seeks a system security engineer to provide direct engineering support to projects across the Air Force Portfolio and MITRE.  The successful candidate will have strong systems engineering background and the ability to help develop cyber susceptibility mitigation techniques on fielded Air Force weapon systems. This position requires someone with a familiarity with the DOD acquisition process, and excellent team and communications skills.   Knowledge of avionics is a strong plus.

  • Ability to help develop cyber susceptibility mitigation techniques on fielded Air Force weapon systems.

  • Strong background in Data Management.

  • Comfortable working directly with senior-level Government leadership


Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to apply system engineering principles to solve system problems.  

  • A working knowledge of the AF PEO structure and system acquisition. 

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering and system security engineering in the areas of: 

    • Data management, 

    • Cyber Resilience, 

    • Anti-Tamper technologies, 

    • SCRM
  • Ability to apply system security engineering techniques to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities. 

  • Familiarity with the DOD acquisition process.   Strong Communication skills, verbal and written.  
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of security fundamentals.  

  • Knowledge of Cyber Resilience, existing CPI/CC Identification, and Anti Tamper process.  

  • Experience with security engineering principles through the entire development process:  requirements analysis and decomposition, system

  • design, critical design, implementation, resiliency and verification

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering and 8 years of related experience.