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Associate, Cybersecurity Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

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&D 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.Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to understand to identify root causes and possible solutions to cyber security related problems.
  • Generate scripts or augment existing cyber analytical tools to obtain relevant data and parse it into necessary export formats.
  • Evaluate data, identify relationships, and then develop models to evaluate our assumptions.
  • Evaluate open-source cyber analytical tools and document their capabilities.
  • Develop agile technical solutions to sponsor or research initiatives.
  • Reach-back to MITRE team and Corporation to identify other relevant expertise.
  • Build next generation reverse engineering tools and approaches.
  • Contribute to emerging tasking from our work programs.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, data science, or a related discipline.
    • Basic knowledge of cyber security principles, tools and devices.
    • Basic proficiency in one or more of the following: Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; ElasticSearch, Kibana, UI/UX, Database design & development, including SQL.
    • Basic understanding of computer networking fundamentals.
    • Cyber or software development experience gained from academic study, personal study, and/or related intern/coop work.
    • Sustained excellence in academic performance.
    • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical problems.
    • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner.
    • Ability to interface positively with co-workers at all levels.
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent communications skills and the ability to positively represent MITRE.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Familiarity with Linux and virtual computing.
      • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools
      • Familiarity with computer forensics, malware analysis, and/or network traffic analysis.
      • Experience with at least some subset of the following: Python, Java, MySQL, ElasticSearch and Solr, Docker, JavaScript / HTML5, Angular.js and other JavaScript frameworks.
      • Working knowledge of TCP/IP and network analysis.
      • Interest and passion for the field of cybersecurity.This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):Top Secret/SCI/PolygraphThis requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):Top Secret/SCI/PolygraphMITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to those with a medical condition, disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from receiving a vaccine so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.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, EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement and Pay Transparency.
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