The MITRE Corporation Senior Cyber Security Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Senior Cyber Security Engineer
MITRE is a trusted operator of federally funded research and development centers and we’re on a mission to make the world a safer place—for all of humanity, today and in the future. To deliver on our mission, we need the world’s best talent and leaders—groundbreakers and partnership-builders on a global scale in areas like healthcare, artificial intelligence, critical infrastructure resiliency, pandemic management, and cybersecurity. In return, we have the privilege of backing you with thousands of technical experts in diverse fields, a culture of innovation and knowledge sharing, access to data and resources uniquely available to MITRE through our wide-ranging partnerships across government, industry and academia.
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 and Missile Systems Center (SMC). You will help enhance enterprise-level Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) capabilities primarily focused on the Air Force’s Space Based Missile Warning mission. You’ll also have the opportunity to influence a multi-layered cyber defense construct by maturing cyber threat-informed detect and respond capabilities.
Additionally, as a cyber operations engineer in MITRE’s Air Force Cyber Operations Program Division, you’ll be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking organization that works across critical sponsors to evolve and pioneer new warfighting constructs needed to achieve full spectrum cyber superiority. We shape cyber capabilities such as cyber C2 and cyber resiliency for critical infrastructure and weapon systems and ensure cyber capabilities provide timely transformational effects for the warfighter.
Perform cybersecurity engineering to improve DCO detect and respond capabilities specifically tailored to enhance mission protection for overhead persistent infrared (OPIR)
Conduct analysis to mature local DCO processes and better integrate enterprise functions such as certified Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) capabilities
Mature cyber incident response planning through engagement in customer exercises
Integrate threat-informed advanced analytics to detect cyber adversary activity
Experience in cybersecurity operations, such as working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)
Experience using and customizing tools to support defensive cyber operations
Experience with DCO hunt activities and incident response
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
Experience with Cyber Threat Intelligence and ability to approach DCO with an adversarial mindset
Experience with ELK (Elastic, Logstash, Kibana) or other data analytics platforms
Experience with network monitoring tools, including Suricata and Bro
Some programming background with knowledge of Python
Experience with CentOS or other Linux distributions
Familiarity with Endpoint Detection and Response tools
Knowledge of DoD, Space and Missile Systems Center, and Air Force Space Command”
Job Cyber Security
Primary Location United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs
Other Locations United States-California-El Segundo
This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI
Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting Oct 7, 2019, 8:20:20 AM
Req ID: 00054397
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