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MITRE’s mission-driven teams are dedicated to solving problems for a safer world. Through our public-private partnerships and federally funded R&D centers, we work across government and in partnership with industry to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation.


Our inclusive and diverse workforce takes advantage of this collaborative environment to approach the toughest challenges with creativity and technical rigor. While MITRE hires interns and graduates from a variety of STEM backgrounds, we are also interested in hiring skilled critical and alternative thinkers with majors and experiences outside of STEM, in particular the behavioral sciences, business strategy and data-driven health fields.


What will I do as an early career professional in cybersecurity engineering?

Working alongside MITRE engineers or on teams in a lab, you will help design, develop, and implement solutions and technologies to address the greatest cyberspace challenges of our sponsors. 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' and promote their mission and operational success.


From design to operations, you will learn to apply security engineering expertise, innovative concepts, and technology solutions to address every facet of our country’s cyber challenges.


What are some examples of the projects?

· Focused on a vulnerability assessment infrastructure for federal agencies primarily revolved around managing a vSphere lab environment.

· Building next generation reverse engineering tools and approaches

· Performed a deep analysis of an operational system to understand limitations and weaknesses

· Reverse engineer specific power supply for faults and vulnerabilities.

· Worked on providing windows event data for a larger security project.

· Edited and streamlined technical approaches and architectures, executive summaries, and practice guides for special publications on computer, cyber, and information security.


What does MITRE look for in its early career Cybersecurity Engineers:


· Studying cyber security, information security or related discipline.

· Knowledge of cyber security principles, tools and devices

· Experience in one or more of the following: threat-based engineering, design recovery, software analysis, reverse engineering, programming, information assurance, cyber policies


Additional Information

We are seeking Software Engineering candidates at our main campuses in Bedford, MA and McLean, VA, and also at a variety of site locations including, but not limited to Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Aberdeen, MD; Eatontown, NJ; Hampton Roads, VA; and Tampa, FL.


Due to the nature of our work, MITRE can only hire those authorized to work permanently in the U.S. and who do not require employer sponsorship either now or in the future.