1+ months

Lead Cyber Engineer

Bedford, MA
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's Cyber Infrastructure Department is seeking a lead cyber engineer to support United States Air Force (AF) and Joint Cyber missions, as well as enterprise modernization efforts. This position will involve working with cyber domain stakeholders to guide strategic and tactical efforts that enhance AF/DoD missions. Additionally, the successful candidate will influence the design of cyber resilient systems, including those that support the nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) enterprise. 

key Functions:

  • Engineer cyber resilient systems using techniques such as deception, redundancy, and non-persistence.

  • Develop technical architectures that support defensive and offensive cyber missions.

  • Perform system-of-systems engineering analysis for architectures that achieve mission objectives under degraded conditions.

  • Guide the acquisition of cyber capabilities that augment existing operational requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • An understanding of advanced cyber threats targeting enterprises, along with the tools, tactics, and procedures used by those threats

  • Knowledge of Computer Network Exploitation, Computer Network Attack and Computer Network Defense tools and techniques

  • Experience in modeling and simulation of computer/network systems 

  • Experience building, managing, or performing daily analytic tasks within Cyber Security Operations Centers or Cyber Incident Response Teams

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

  • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-37 and NIST SP 800-53 r4

  • OSCP, CEH, GCIH, CISSP or equivalent certification.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of experience.   
Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 5 years of related experience.


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