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Cyber and Information Security New Graduate positions

Hampton, Virginia
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
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 challengesand 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 dayworking 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 MITREand make a difference with us.

You are not applying for a specific position. Applying to this pipeline requisition will put you in a candidate pool that will be viewed by technical leaders and recruiters for opportunities across the company.

MITREs 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 nations 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 at MITRE.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS in cybersecurity, computer science, computer or electrical engineering, or related fields. In some cases, high school students may be considered.
  • 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

    Additional Information

    Clearance: Hiring requisitions for some roles may require a U.S. Government Security clearance.
Benefits to include:
  • 21 days paid-time off
  • Flexible workplace
  • Generous retirement match
  • Education assistance
  • MITRE Institute classes
  • School loan repayment
  • 40 hours paid to volunteer
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance, daycare subsidies
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):

Salary compensation range and midpoint:

$78,000 - $97,500 - $117,000 Annual

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  • Job Reference: 707828202-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The MITRE Corporation
  • Location: Hampton, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent