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The MITRE Corporation Cybersecurity and Information Security New Grad positions 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.

What will I do?

Working alongside MITRE engineers, on teams or in labs, MITRE Cybersecurity New Grads will help design, develop, and implement solutions and technologies to enhance the security and resilience of our nation's cyber infrastructure community interests, enabling mission and operational success.

As a part of a bigger community, you will solve different kinds of problems for different government agencies (DoD, NIST, Homeland Security, FAA and CMS; to name a few), and serve community interests. This will help you understand how your solutions fit in context of real-world scenarios with a breadth of capability areas.

At MITRE, mastery comes through collaboration with a diverse team of cyber professionals who mentor and challenge you in your own pursuit of excellence. From design to operations, you will learn to apply security engineering expertise, innovative concepts, and technology solutions on a variety of projects to address every facet of our sponsor's cyber challenges in three key strategic areas: threat-based security operations, threat-based engineering and design, and security of evolving and emerging technologies.

Why is the MITRE a good place to start your career?

You will be exposed to those with world-class expertise, innovation, and thought leadership to protect the platforms and information technology systems of our government sponsors as well as broader community interests.

What cybersecurity areas could you work at MITRE?

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:

BS in cybersecurity, computer science, computer or electrical engineering, or related fields.

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

Knowledge of cyber security principles and their application

Ability to work with others to solve challenging technical problems

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters or PhD in cybersecurity, computer science, computer or electrical engineering, or related fields.

Demonstrated knowledge with a variety of security and information assurance disciplines.

Basic knowledge of cyber security principles, tools and devices.

Excellent communications, writing, and briefing skills

Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools

Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL, hardware, or networking protocols.

Have cyber related experience gained from academic study and/or related intern/coop work

Sustained excellence in academic performance

High level desire to help the USA solve its most critical problems

Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

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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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