Principal Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC)

Cyber Security
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Take your experience working in Security Operations Centers (SOCs) to the next level! MITRE is seeking experienced SOC analysts and engineers who want to make a difference in our nations cyber security by leveraging their expertise to provide guidance and expertise to Departments and Agencies across the federal government. In this role you will have the opportunity to help these organizations assess their SOC capabilities and improve their ability to detect and respond to cyber adversary attacks.  


At MITRE we 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. 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.


Job Highlights:


* Review, recommend, and help implement best practice technical, programmatic, procedural, and policy changes within CSOCs. Support existing CSOC changes and new CSOC stand up.


* Develop cyber defense architectures to support more efficient and effective detection and response. Improve the integration of sensor architectures, tools, analytic platforms, and threat intel sources.


* Develop, operationalize, and improve and/or evaluate tools, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for detecting and responding to modern cyber threats.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 10 years of experience
  • Experience in several of the following areas: network security monitoring, host security monitoring, malware analysis, incident response, cyber threat hunting, cyber threat intelligence, cybersecurity engineering, and/or cybersecurity analytics.
  • Strong knowledge of advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies.
  • Ability to document and/or present ideas and findings such that others can easily learn from or make decisions based upon the material.
  • Ability to think strategically about technical and operational challenges within a security organization and experience developing roadmaps and implementation plans for moving an organization forward.
  • Ability to develop new ideas and techniques that advance the state of the practice for cyber defensive operations.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with Poly security clearance
  • Previous experience in a leadership position within a Security Operations Center

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