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The MITRE Corporation Cyber New Professional in Bedford, Massachusetts

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

MITRE’s mission is to build a safer world: At MITRE, everything we do is in the public interest; many of the complex problems we work on are a matter of life or death, and that means keeping our nation secure, helping our people to stay healthy, promoting government stability, and leveling the playing field against nefarious cyber attacks against our nation’s critical infrastructure, national security systems, and individuals.

MITRE’s Cyber New Professionals program is designed for those who want to solve difficult problems while advancing their careers. At MITRE, mastery comes through collaboration with a diverse team of cyber professionals who mentor and challenge you in your own pursuit of excellence.

Why is the MITRE Cyber New Professionals Program a good place to start your career?

Solving different kinds of problems for different government agencies (DoD, NIST, Homeland Security, FAA and CMS; to name a few) will help you understand how your solutions fit in context of real-world scenarios with a breadth of capability areas. In MITRE’s Cybersecurity New Professionals program, you will:

  • Rotate through projects working with multiple government agencies on a diverse set of cybersecurity problems

  • Take classes in our cybersecurity learning path

  • Surround yourself with a cohort of other early-career cyber experts

  • Be mentored by world-class cyber experts

What areas could you work on during your rotations?

  • Cyber Resilience

  • Detection and Response

  • Mobile Security

  • Cloud Security

  • Risk Management Frameworks

  • Situational Awareness

  • Threat Emulation

  • Digital Forensics

  • Security Automation

  • Security Architectures

  • Policy and Governance

  • Privacy Engineering

  • Cyber Operations

What else do you need to know?

That MITRE values your work-life balance by offering 21 days of paid-time off plus flexible work schedules, civic time, sabbaticals, and parental leave. In addition, you will enjoy such benefits as our generous retirement matching, education loan repayment program, educational assistance programs, the MITRE Institute, and more. For more information about our award-winning workplace, see mitre.org/careers/working at MITRE.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or PhD

  • Knowledge of cyber security principles and their application

  • Knowledge of cyber security systems and products

  • Knowledge of cyber security operations

  • Ability to work with others to solve challenging technical problems

  • Excellent communications, writing, and briefing skills

  • Applicants able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.

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At MITRE, we solve problems for a safer world. Through our federally funded R&D centers and public-private partnerships, we work across government to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. As a not-for-profit organization, MITRE works in the public interest across federal, state and local governments, as well as industry and academia. We bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, intuitive data science, quantum information science, health informatics, space security, policy and economic expertise, trustworthy autonomy, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.

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