Cybersecurity/Zero Trust Engineer (Hybrid) (Intelligence Center) with Security Clearance

at MITRE Corporation
Published November 29, 2022
Location Springfield, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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. The N454 Enterprise Cybersecurity & IT Infrastructure Solutions Department helps our federal government sponsors to respond to shifting priorities, reliably deliver data and technology, and enable insights to secure the mission. N454 is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer who wants to leverage their expertise in Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) in a technical advisory role with significant customer interaction at the government executive level, across the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD). This position provides an opportunity to collaborate with other MITRE subject matter experts in a culture focused on ongoing learning and development. The successful candidate will perform ZTA systems engineering as part of larger systems engineering efforts and support the development of system designs that meet both mission functional requirements and security policy requirements. Job responsibilities include: * Engage with technical experts within MITRE and from DoD, the IC, cybersecurity vendors, and the user community to identify and solve ZTA challenges.
* Provide technical expertise on the application and enabling of ZTA.
* Assessment of technology solutions and develop implementation and integration strategies to improve security operations and network defense.
* Coordinate with DoD and IC to identify cybersecurity requirements, gaps, and design alternatives.
* Identify how ZTA can enable secure information access and sharing and provide guidance on how to make best use of currently available tools.
* Assess ZTA designs/implementation on their ability to support functional and security requirements.
* Apply policy and governance for mission requirements, evaluate technical standards and advancements for improving enterprise-wide cyber security
* Support the architecture, analysis, and prototyping of cyber security technologies.
* Partner with government leadership and working groups to develop enterprise plans and roadmaps to support a "future view" of technologies for the IC.
* Provide technical leadership and mentor early career professionals. Required Qualifications: * Sound cybersecurity knowledge and an understanding of IC and/or DoD cybersecurity practices.
* Knowledge of systems engineering concepts to include practical experience in systems development lifecycles.
* Ability to apply security principles and mechanisms to enterprise systems designs.
* Understanding of Zero Trust Architecture principles and design alternatives.
* Knowledge of security architectures that apply to ZTA.
* Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Math, Information Security, System Engineering, Risk Management, or a related field and 8 years of related experience.
* Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with ability to obtain/maintain Polygraph. Desired Qualifications: * Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph preferred.
* Ability to effectively work with and provide strategic and solid technical guidance to senior government officials.
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
* Experience with cybersecurity technologies and tools, trends and emerging capabilities, and architectures.
* Familiarity with Zero Trust Architecture pillars. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE 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 individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws 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 . MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at . Copyright 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only. Benefits information may be found here