The MITRE Corporation Director of Cyber Security Strategy & Execution in Bedford, Massachusetts

JobTitle Director of Cyber Security Strategy & Execution

Job Highlights The MITRE Corporation has earned an international reputation for technical excellence and innovation in Cybersecurity. MITRE works closely with civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies, in partnership with industry, and academia, to strengthen our nation’s cyber defenses. MITRE is looking for a senior technical leader in the field of cybersecurity to create a comprehensive, integrated cybersecurity strategy to advance the company’s cyber posture in support of the nation’s interests and national security. This position will benefit from an applicant with leadership and experience with public private partnerships and deep engagement with the broader cyber community.

Key Functions

This candidate will build strategies to:

-Define MITRE’s overarching cyber security strategy and priorities for engagement with sponsors, stakeholders and industry partners; and develop MITRE’s current and future-state cybersecurity roadmap

-Affect national cybersecurity policy, decision making and system engineering processes for emerging cyber challenges facing the nation

-Support the development, integration and continuous improvement of the government’s cybersecurity efforts; develop key relationships across government and industry enabling engagement on items of mutual interest and appropriate partnerships across industry and academia

-Advise the government on technical issues related to cyber security, IT operations, cyber effects, computer science, and systems engineering

-Increase the public sector’s security and resilience against cyber threats

-Engage with critical infrastructure and industry to raise awareness, reduce risks, and prepare and respond to cyber events

-Ensure that MITRE’s cybersecurity work effectively reduces cyber risks to critical national infrastructures

This individual will:

Engage with MITRE cyber business leaders, high-level government agency leadership, and industry experts to bring MITRE cyber experience, resources, and vision to Sponsor work programs

Maintain regular engagement and proactive partnership with business and technology teams to ensure assigned strategies align with business and technical needs, requirements, and constraints

Develop and oversee the cybersecurity strategies that align with IT and business strategies, consider organizational risks and support regulatory compliance needs

Manage the facilitation and development of an effective and cohesive cyber strategy across MITREs business units and sponsors

Provide thought leadership on industry factors, technology trends and competitive landscape, and assessing and posturing them correctly for maximum impact on the nations cybersecurity practices, policies and programs

Promote public private partnerships, bringing together stakeholders from government, industry, and academia to address the most critical and sophisticated cybersecurity challenges

Represent MITRE and bring thought leadership across the broad cyber community

Engage with MITRE executive leadership for Cyber Security vision and strategy to safeguard the organization’s assets, including intellectual property and trade secrets.

Develop relationships with high-level government agency cybersecurity leadership to include national security, intelligence, as well as private sector counterparts

Location MA,VA: Bedford or McLean

Required Skills: Recognized, strong national reputation in Cybersecurity community

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated Cyber Thought Leadership across cyber community to create and implement cyber solutions for

o High-end Cyber effects

o Resilient protection of critical infrastructures

o Public-Private cyber sharing, standards, and protocols

2) MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent cyber experience

Minimum Education/ Experience BS and 15 years of related experience.

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to 20 % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance SCI

Clearance Statement

To be eligible for consideration for this position, a current Top Secret/SCI clearance is required. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, MITRE will consider only applicants with TS/SCI security clearances.

Relocation Assistance Provided Yes

Career Level Experienced

Professional Area Cyber Security

Req ID 29668BR