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Lead Cyber Security Engineer, Nuclear Weapon Systems

The MITRE Corporation
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 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. The U.S. government is investing approximately $400B over the next 20 years to modernize our Nuclear Strategic Deterrent capabilities-including major recapitalization of our Nuclear Triad. These are complex and expensive programs that must be delivered in a period of greater strategic competition.MITRE is accelerating Conventional and Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) Weapon Systems integration to maximize Nuclear Deterrence and we need your help. We are driving Weapon Systems integration by leveraging Digital Engineering & prototyping to analyze alternatives and drive requirements for NC3 interfaces, converged communications infrastructure, and cyber operations.The Resilient Weapon System Department's goal is to provide a work environment comprised of rich/challenging work, professional opportunities, individual empowerment, collaboration, and learning opportunities to enable you to succeed at helping solve our Nation's most critical technological challenges.Job Summary:As a Lead Cyber Security Engineer for Nuclear Weapon Systems you will join a team focused on building security into large engineering projects and acquisition efforts and work a wide variety of challenging systems resiliency and cybersecurity activities in direct support of modernizing Nuclear Deterrence.This position is located with the Sponsor at the Air Force Weapons System Program Office at Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL.Responsibilities and Duties:+ Analyze missions and systems for potential attack vectors, loss conditions and unacceptable loss consequences and propose mitigation approaches.+ Provide recommendations on how to meet security objectives.+ Conduct systems security analysis by identifying risk criticalities and mitigations to inform decision making.+ Assist in development of systems security and cybersecurity strategy development, system testing and evaluation, and verification and validation efforts.+ Identify vulnerabilities, evaluate system architecture, design, and implementation to identify and remediate flaws.+ Develop system security engineering attributes within complex model-based system engineering products.Minimum Qualifications:+ Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years' experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.+ 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:+ BS in a STEM discipline+ 8 years of cybersecurity or cyber operations experience.+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Level security clearance including SAP access.Preferred Qualifications:+ Advanced degree in a STEM related discipline.+ 8+ years related industry experience.+ Experience with assessments (cybersecurity, vulnerability, and compliance) and their related tools.+ Experience with network forensics, penetration testing, or threat analysis. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): SAP, Top Secret MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster (\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf) , EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement (\_files/employers/eeoc\_gina\_supplement.pdf) and Pay Transparency (\_%20English\_formattedESQA508c.pdf) . 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