The MITRE Corporation Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer - 00048578 in McLean, Virginia

Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer - 00048578


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MITRE’s infrastructure engineering team is looking for a Senior Network Security Engineer. This is an opportunity to support an operational infrastructure security environment that is actively engaged in developing and deploying new services in a secure manner.

Key Functions:

  • Provide full lifecycle engineering for the infrastructure security environment, to include everything from vendor evaluations, through design and operationalizing, to budgeting for ongoing sustainment and support.

  • Provide mentoring and support for junior staff members

  • Constantly evaluate current security infrastructure for improvement opportunities including automation activities

  • Act as an effective lead engineer for high-visibility projects


Minimum Qualifications

BS and 3 years of related experience

Required qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective technical and support documentation for use by engineering and sustainment staff to include design & test plans, implementation plans, and automation plans

  • Demonstrated operational and hands-on knowledge of multiple firewall and security vendors

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and developments around infrastructure security

  • Demonstrated experience in automating security infrastructure

  • Familiarity with network design and common routing/switching protocols

  • Ability to review operational metrics and make analytic decisions/recommendations about both security issues as well as operational infrastructure performance

  • Ability to engage in analytical troubleshooting and performance analysis work under operational deadlines

  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations and occasional off-hours work to support emergencies and projects

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with various NIST compliance standards

  • Experience/certifications with ITIL framework and fundamentals

  • Network Security certifications (CCNP, CCIE, PNCSE, CEH, Security , GSEC, CISSP, etc)

  • Detailed knowledge of network and infrastructure security issues and considerations

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Mar 13, 2018, 1:24:37 PM

Req ID: 00048578