The MITRE Corporation Cybersecurity Engineer, -Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Cybersecurity Engineer, -Colorado Springs


External 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.

In this role you will have the opportunity to be part of a multi-discipline team supporting a dynamic and meaningful work program for the Air Force Space Command. You will help design and prototype an enterprise-level Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) capability that spans multiple programs and systems.

Key Functions:

  • Perform cybersecurity engineering to improve the collection, transport, processing, and storage of cybersecurity data for analysis

  • Prototype end to end capabilities that span both legacy and new systems

  • Develop advanced analytics to detect cyber adversary activity



External Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in cybersecurity operations, such as working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Experience developing and integrating tools to support defensive cyber operations

  • Some programming background with knowledge of Python

  • Willingness to jump in and learn new skills

  • Eagerness to collaborate across the team and across MITRE to bring to bear the best ideas and research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ELK (Elastic, Logstash, Kibana) or other data analytics platforms

  • Experience with network monitoring tools, including Suricata and Bro

  • Experience with Apache Spark

  • Experience with other programming languages other than Python

  • Familiarity with DevOps practices

  • Experience with IT automation and orchestration technology (Puppet preferred)

  • Experience with CentOS or other Linux distributions

  • Familiarity with Endpoint Detection and Response tools

  • Knowledge of the Air Force Space Command mission

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting May 23, 2018, 6:57:12 AM

Req ID: 00050095