The MITRE Corporation Associate InfoSec Operations Analyst in Bedford, Massachusetts

Associate InfoSec Operations Analyst


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MITRE’sinformation security organization seeks an Operations Analyst to join ourMonitoring & Response team. Theright candidate will lead investigations in response to potential cybersecurity incidents within the organization. This position offers an opportunity to be exposed to a diverse set ofchallenging security disciplines, including: incident response, forensics,reverse engineering, malware analysis, intrusion detection, network security,and system security. MITRE has long beena source of cyber security operational innovation and seeks dedicated,creative, and talented individuals to continue this legacy.

Key Functions of theRole

  • Respond to security alerts, investigate for signs of compromise and reactaccordingly

  • Document results of investigation outcomes for corporate security reportingrequirements

  • Gain an understanding of MITRE’s network infrastructure and network trafficflow

  • Gain an understanding of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Tactics, Techniquesand Procedures (TTPs)

  • Master usage of tools to conduct investigations – including Splunk, Snort,Wireshark, and Request Tracker (RT).

  • Develop new tools to automate commonly performed duties

  • Call upon experience to hunt for undetected indicators of compromise


Required Qualifications

  • Must have good analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communicationskills.

  • Must have software development experience to assist with creation of processautomation tools.

  • Must be able to work well as part of a team and be self-motivated to work onindividual projects.

  • Must be detail oriented and able to consistently follow incident investigationprocess.


  • Should have familiarity with general Cyber Security concepts

  • Should have familiarity with IP networking

  • Should have familiarity with Unix and Windows Operating Systems

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Jan 7, 2019, 1:24:59 PM

Req ID: 00052192

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