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The MITRE Corporation Trusted Systems Engineer 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.

This position will support the department work program and mature our capabilities to address diverse cyber threats by leveraging emerging technologies, agile methods, and innovative solutions. Our Group focuses on mitigating risks to the DoD warfighting mission capabilities caused by vulnerabilities in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) by developing capabilities to successfully implement Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN) strategy.

The Trusted Systems Group provides holistic supply chain expertise in software assurance and systems engineering to AFMC, AFLCMC, and the Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC). We bring unique skillsets together from across the corporation, industry and academia to assemble malware analysis detection capabilities and implement enterprise processes and procedures to provide supply chain integrity across the cyber domain.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience. Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances

    Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical, Systems or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics or related field

  • 3 years of relevant experience

  • Technical experience in Cyber or Crypto, or Trusted System

  • K nowledge of assessing, tracking and curating threat and vulnerability dat

  • Knowledge of advanced cyber countermeasures and mitigations

  • Ability and willingness to broaden their technical skills

  • Developing written and verbal communication skill

  • Willingness to work with team members and sponsors across multiple geographical location

  • Possess active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer Science

  • Strong knowledge of supply chain problems in hardware, software, or analytics

  • 5 years of relevant experience

  • Experience identifying and addressing counterfeit components

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and proactive, critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction

    This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

    This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

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