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Cyber Security Engineer

The MITRE Corporation
Washington, Washington DC, United States
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 challenges-and 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 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 day-working 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 MITRE-and make a difference with us.If you are a talented and motivated early career cyber security engineer looking to put your skills to use in a challenging environment that includes supporting military tactical operations and military intelligence, then this is the opportunity for you! MITRE's Army Division has openings for recent graduates in cyber security, computer science, software engineering or similar degree programs to work on solving challenges across on a variety of cutting-edge projects. Spend your days applying your diverse cyber security technical skills to a wide variety of complex and unique challenges that make a direct impact to our sponsor's mission.This person will be part of a team that tackles the tactical Army's cyber security engineering challenges and delivers solutions that increase the warfighter's survivability and lethality. In this role, the candidate will provide hands on cyber security engineering analysis, and system integration crossing multiple areas, such as firewalls, networks, and IDS / IPS. The candidate must be able to collaborate and work on multi-disciplinary teams.The technical work areas include the architecture, analysis, and prototyping of cyber security technologies. The work will cover a variety of security areas, which may include:Cloud computing; Mission Assurance; Secure configuration management; Identity/access management; Enterprise application integration; Computer Network Defense; Cross domain solutions; Network / telecommunications security; Data security best practices., You will have the opportunity to make an impact on the United States Government decision making and the future use and protection of technologies.Responsibilities include:Providing technical expertise, engineering direction, and guidance across multiple US Army projects to define systems, security, and data architectures.Assessment of technology solutions; and develop implementation and integration strategies to improve security operations and network defense.Support the architecture, analysis, and prototyping of cyber security technologies.The work will cover a variety of security areas, which may include end point solutions, cloud computing; Secure configuration management; Identity/access management; Enterprise application integration; Computer Network Defense; and Cross domain solutions.Minimum Qualifications:Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a technical field, including but not limited to: Cyber Security, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, or related field.Strong communications skills and ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical decision-makers.Ability to work alone or as part of a team.Understanding of the Cyber Security new and emerging technologies and trendsFamiliarity of systems engineering processes.Enthusiasm and a desire to learn and grow.Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.PreferredQualifications:Advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field with 1+ years of relevant experienceGeneral knowledge of Army and DoD operationsThis requisition requires the following clearance(s):MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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