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Lead Systems Security Engineer - 00049519


Colorado Springs, CO
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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.


Key Functions:

  • Championing AF Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Strategy for space missions & systems

  • Enabling AF Space Command in defining & advocating systems security & cybersecurity requirements

  • Facilitating AF Space Advanced Projects

  • Identifying and resolving Space Cyber integration challenges

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 8 years of related experience including 2 years of leadership experience
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or Systems Security Engineering or similar field and 8 years related experience

  • High level of insight, ingenuity, initiative, creativity, productivity

  • Knowledge of National Security Space Systems

  • Ability to organize and write MITRE products and prepare and present a coherent briefing, with minimal review needed

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

  • Top Secret security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or higher