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The MITRE Corporation Senior Cybersecurity Engineer - 00053479 in Bedford, Massachusetts

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer - 00053479


Why choose between doing meaningful work andhaving a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITREpeople are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we'recommitted to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different frommost technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered towork for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what wedo. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact infields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, andenterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for asafer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects ourvalues. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional developmentopportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion,flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choiceyou want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

Work withGovernment sponsors and industry to modernize existing Communications Security(COMSEC) and Transmission Security (TRANSEC) aspects of existing Military RadioFrequency (RF) Communications systems to retain the security posture of thesesystems and to specify, help acquire and verify COMSEC and TRANSECcharacteristics of new and emerging Military RF Communications.Also, specification of secure,non-proprietary, Cryptographic Interoperability Specifications for use in theseMilitary RF Communications systems.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 5 years of related 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or similar field and 5 years of experience.

  • Existinginterest and exposure, through work or personal reading on cryptography.Having read in books on cryptography, spies,intelligence organizations and can provide insights to use on the job.

  • Ability to quickly absorb and retain large amounts of information on many aspects of cryptographic systems, depending on those being worked for our sponsor.

  • Ability to quickly absorb and retain large amounts of information on many aspects of cryptographic systems.

  • Obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance

  • One or more of the preferred qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Goodability to work with others and build a “coalition of the willing” to help movesolutions through the process. This has to be tempered with keepingGovernment’s sensitive information close hold.

  • CurrentSIPRNet access or means to obtain this access within two to four weeks ofstarting.JWICS access, if they have aTS/SCI, a bonus.

  • Abilityto synthesize proposed solutions from the large amounts of informationreferenced above or to “poke holes” in solutions proposed by contractors andGovernment entities.“Poking holes”,ability to see problems, especially security problems, in proposed solutionsand existing implementations.

  • Recognition of self-made errors and taking the initiative to correct that error.

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

Other Locations United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting May 30, 2019, 8:19:34 AM

Req ID: 00053479

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