Lead Information Security Engineer with Security Clearance

MITRE Corporation
01 Apr 2024
25 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
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. Department Summary: MITRE InfoSec is the organization responsible for the unclassified information security program within MITRE. Our protection of MITRE covers both Operational and Services functions, ensuring an industry leading, comprehensive security and risk management program. Roles and Responsibilities: Cloud security engineer provides cyber security expertise by developing and architecting security solutions that enhance MITRE's cloud services security posture.
Cloud engineer provides hands–on technical engineering to improve defensive and detective capabilities by evaluating security services and technologies as well as conducting assessments of actively deployed environments.
Advise sponsor projects on how to implement strong, MITRE compliant security.
Serves as the subject matter expert on Cloud security for InfoSec Ops
Gathering and building consensus on security product requirements and running product evaluations to ensure MITRE finds the right tools for its needs.
Evaluating, deploying, and maintaining COTS software along with open source and specialized home–grown tools
Supporting the InfoSec Monitoring & Response team during incident response investigations Basic Qualifications: Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Prior experience in one or more of the following:
Network Security Tools (e.g., firewall, web proxy, log servers)
Endpoint/Host Security Tools (e.g., Crowdstrike, CarbonBlack)
Security SEIM Tools (e.g., Splunk, CRIBL)
Securing Public Cloud Environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
Bachelor's degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or Cyber Security and 8+ years of work experience, or equivalent combination of related education and work
Participates in efforts that tailor the company's security policies for use in cloud environments.
Builds the infrastructure and tools needed for managing the day–to–day security operations for our cloud data services.
This includes but isn't limited to automating security monitoring tools, log analytics, and enhancing InfoSec visibility in the cloud.
Provides information security architecture and systems engineering consulting to other teams.
Stays current on emerging security threads, vulnerabilities, and controls as it pertains to our cloud presence.
Must be able to be granted & hold a Secret clearance.
This position requires a minimum of 50% hybrid on–site. Preferred Qualifications: Hands–on experience with work as outlined in the position's roles & responsibilities.
Prior experience in one or more of the following:
Incident investigation
Packet brokers
Network intrusion detection.
Experience with public cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP)
Python development knowledge
Splunk administration experience
SASE administration experience (e.g., ZScaler, Netskope, Prisma)
10+ years of information security engineering experience
Able to demonstrate clear technical understanding of current cyber threats and how they can impact cloud and IT infrastructure.
Ability to take initiative and accountability for achieving results.
Identifies and implements new security technologies and best practices into cloud offerings.
Evaluates new technologies against established requirements and validates the security of the technology. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
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