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Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer - 00048578

MITRE


Location:
McLean, VA
Date:
02/05/2018
2018-02-052018-03-27
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Job Details

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 infrastructure engineering team is looking for a Senior Network Security Engineer. This is an opportunity to support an operational infrastructure security environment that is actively engaged in developing and deploying new services in a secure manner.


 


Key Functions:


  • Provide full lifecycle engineering for the infrastructure security environment, to include everything from vendor evaluations, through design and operationalizing, to budgeting for ongoing sustainment and support.


  • Provide mentoring and support for junior staff members


  • Constantly evaluate current security infrastructure for improvement opportunities including automation activities


  • Act as an effective lead engineer for high-visibility projects

 












Minimum Qualifications


BS and 3 years of related experience


 


Required qualifications


  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective technical and support documentation for use by engineering and sustainment staff to include design & test plans, implementation plans, and automation plans


  • Demonstrated operational and hands-on knowledge of multiple firewall and security vendors


  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and developments around infrastructure security


  • Demonstrated experience in automating security infrastructure


  • Familiarity with network design and common routing/switching protocols


  • Ability to review operational metrics and make analytic decisions/recommendations about both security issues as well as operational infrastructure performance


  • Ability to engage in analytical troubleshooting and performance analysis work under operational deadlines


  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations and occasional off-hours work to support emergencies and projects

     

Desired Qualifications


  • Experience working with various NIST compliance standards


  • Experience/certifications with ITIL framework and fundamentals


  • Network Security certifications (CCNP, CCIE, PNCSE, CEH, Security+, GSEC, CISSP, etc)


  • Detailed knowledge of network and infrastructure security issues and considerations