The MITRE Corporation Lead Cyber Security Engineer - UT, MA, NE or CO in Hill AFB - Clearfield, Utah
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The Air Force’s Nuclear Enterprise work program has a new opportunity for a strong technical candidate with a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) degree to join an innovative team of engineers focused on ensuring resilient and secure solutions for sponsor or customer needs and developing security capabilities for a safer world. We are seeking strong technical candidates with a cybersecurity background to join a research and development team focused on building security into large engineering projects and acquisition efforts. The candidate for this position will work a wide variety of challenging systems resiliency, security, and cybersecurity activities in direct support of modernizing the Nuclear Enterprise. The selected candidate will contribute to advancing and providing cutting edge systems security and resiliency engineering services for government sponsors.
Analyze missions and systems for potential attack vectors, loss conditions and unacceptable loss consequences and propose mitigation approaches
Provide recommendations on ensuring systems are specified, designed, developed, implemented, integrated, and sustained to meet security needs, goals and objectives
Research and develop unique, cutting-edge technical capabilities and processes for understanding, assessing, and analyzing system and technology resilience and security
Assist in systems security analysis and assessments, including identifying risk criticalities and handling options, to inform decision making
Assist in development of systems security and cybersecurity strategy development, system testing and evaluation, and verification and validation efforts
Analyze system requirements, software, hardware, supply chain, and integration approaches using analysis tools to identify vulnerabilities and system architecture, design, and implementation flaws
Develop system security engineering attributes within complex model-based system engineering products in direct support of programs
Utilize Model Based System Engineering tools to develop and assess the government reference architecture and contractor architectures
Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) related field or equivalent
8 years of experience designing, developing and implementing resilient cyber security systems (i.e. cyber security professional or system security engineer)
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.
Experience with cybersecurity assessments
Experience with vulnerability management
Familiarity with compliance assessments
Familiarity with vulnerability assessment test tools
Possess an active Secret clearance and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret level security clearance including SAP access
Advanced degree in a STEM related field
10 years of experience designing, developing and implementing resilient cyber security systems (i.e. cyber security professional or system security engineer)
2 years of leadership experience
Understanding of NIST SP 800-160 systems security engineering considerations for systems engineering
Understanding of INCOSE defined 30 lifecycle systems engineering processes
Experience with Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) or similar process
Experience in the use of software analysis tools such as Klocwork, Fortify, and similar
Experience with network forensics
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
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