The MITRE Corporation Senior/Lead Cyber Engineer in McLean, Virginia

JobTitle Senior/Lead Cyber Engineer

Job Highlights MITRE seeks a motivated and self-starting analyst, integrator, and engineer to join a sponsor-facing team providing engineering, prototyping, and analytical expertise to architect and secure a sponsor network.

This position is generally located at a Sponsor site in northern VA and directly supports critical national missions.

Why Should I Consider MITRE?

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Key Functions

Perform hands-on technical analysis and execute engineering studies to make recommendations for improvement across the full spectrum of cyber and network security problem space.

Work in a dynamic environment addressing cutting-edge cyber security challenges and be able to approach new problems where a solution does not already exist.

Lead small teams of subject matter experts (SMEs) to address specific tasks as necessary.

Apply and substantiate engineering judgment and make recommendations on Sponsor’s development concepts and products.

Location VA: McLean Campus

Required Skills:

Polygraph required.

Experience applying knowledge of:

• Network traffic analysis

• Network architecture design, implementation, and assessment

• Cyber security devices and platforms (e.g. SIEM, IDS/IPS, malware analysis, threat intelligence platforms)

• Cyber data types, flows, processing, and analysis

UNIX, Linux experience

Software development experience

Excellent written and verbal communication. This is a sponsor facing position.

Self-starter with initiative and vision

Preferred Qualifications

BS or MS in computer science or related field and 5 years of related experience.

  • Scripting

  • Commercial tool assessment and evaluation

  • Knowledge of network data types, protocols, and sensors

Minimum Education/ Experience BS and 8 years related experience.

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to xx % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance SCI w/Poly

Clearance Statement

To be eligible for consideration for this position you must have a current Government Polygraph clearance.

Relocation Assistance Provided No

Career Level Experienced

Professional Area Cyber Security

Req ID 29100BR