The MITRE Corporation Lead_System Security Engineering (Cyber Security) in McLean, Virginia

Lead_System Security Engineering (Cyber Security)


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We are currently seeking a Lead Security Systems Engineer to work with multiple DoD and/or civilian government organizations supporting cybersecurity analysis, assessment, and test & evaluation (T&E) supporting major systems acquisition or development efforts. Also, this role will perform test planning, oversight, analysis, cyber assessment, and guidance development.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or Systems Security Engineering or similar field and 8 years related experience.

  • Experience in Department of Defense Major Weapons Systems Acquisitions and the DoD Acquisition Lifecycle, or with other Government organization acquisition lifecycles, with particular emphasis on the cybersecurity aspects of systems development and acquisition.

  • Candidate must possess an active DoD secret clearance.

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Sep 19, 2017, 5:17:30 PM

Req ID: 00047436