The MITRE Corporation Lead Network Security Research Engineer 30104BR in McLean, Virginia

Lead Network Security Research Engineer 30104BR


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MITRE’s Communications Network Engineering and Analysis Department, T861, which is part of MITRE’s Infrastructure and Networking Technical Center, seeks a hands-on engineer to perform design, analysis, experimentation and proof-of-concept development of secure and high-availability networks for various U.S. government initiatives. You will work with a team of highly skilled engineers on a variety of projects. This is an excellent opportunity to leverage your technical expertise, hands-on skills, and thought leadership in Network Security to solve our customers' most complex problems.

- Provide network engineering leadership and support, to the DOD, IC and other government sponsors, with a primary focus on securing the network infrastructure.

- Interact with customers in analyzing operational requirements and then applying sound technology solutions based on a systems engineering process

- Communicate the results through well-written reports and briefings.

- Assist in development and execution of networking R&D for internal or sponsor-funded opportunities.


Minimum Qualifications:

- BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology and/or equivalent technical discipline.

- Strong knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite and the ability to perform experiments in the lab to support network research, design, and analysis.

- Understanding of network security technologies including Intrusion Detection, Firewalls, DMZ, VPNs, SIEM, and common network level vulnerabilities.

- Strong written, verbal, briefing, analytical, and organizational skills.

- Ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Jan 10, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 30104BR