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The MITRE Corporation Cyber New Professional - 00053065 in Bedford, Massachusetts

Cyber New Professional - 00053065


Congratulations on starting your career in cybersecurity! Do you want to solve problems for a safer world? How will you stay on the cutting edge of technology? Where do you want to expand your knowledge? What capability areas would you like to explore? How you design your career experiences will be key in enabling you to solve the world’s hardest cybersecurity problems.

MITRE’s mission is to build a safer world: At MITRE, everything we do is in the public interest; many of the complex problems we work on are a matter of life or death, and that means keeping our nation secure, helping our people to stay healthy, promoting government stability, and leveling the playing field against nefarious cyber attacks against our nation’s critical infrastructure, national security systems, and individuals.

MITRE’s Cyber New Professionals program is designed for those who want to solve difficult problems while advancing their careers. At MITRE, mastery comes through collaboration with a diverse team of cyber professionals who mentor and challenge you in your own pursuit of excellence.

Why is the MITRE Cyber New Professionals Program a good place to start your career?

Solving different kinds of problems for different government agencies (DoD, NIST, Homeland Security, FAA and CMS; to name a few) will help you understand how your solutions fit in context of real-world scenarios with a breadth of capability areas. In MITRE’s Cybersecurity New Professionals program, you will:

  • Rotate through projects working with multiple government agencies on a diverse set of cybersecurity problems

  • Take classes in our cybersecurity learning path

  • Surround yourself with a cohort of other early-career cyber experts

  • Be mentored by world-class cyber experts

What areas could you work on during your rotations?

  • Cyber Resilience

  • Detection and Response

  • Mobile Security

  • Cloud Security

  • Risk Management Frameworks

  • Situational Awareness

  • Threat Emulation

  • Digital Forensics

  • Security Automation

  • Security Architectures

  • Policy and Governance

  • Privacy Engineering

  • Cyber Operations

What else do you need to know?

That MITRE values your work-life balance by offering 21 days of paid-time off plus flexible work schedules, civic time, sabbaticals and parental leave. In addition, you will enjoy such benefits as our generous retirement matching, education loan repayment program, educational assistance programs, the MITRE Institute, and more. For more information about our award-winning workplace, see at MITRE.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cyber security principles and their application

  • Ability to work with others to solve challenging technical problems

  • Obtain and maintain a Secret and above level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Preferred educational programs include: Engineering, IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or related

  • Knowledge of cyber security systems and products

  • Knowledge of cyber security operations

  • Excellent communications, writing, and briefing skills

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

Other Locations United States-California-El Segundo, United States-Florida-Orlando, United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Illinois-Shiloh, United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction, United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting May 15, 2019, 10:16:04 AM

Req ID: 00053065

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