Principal Cyber Security Engineer (TS SCI/Polygraph Clearance)

Mitre Corporation - McLean, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $150,000 a year
Principal Cyber Security Engineer (TS SCI/Polygraph Clearance) - (00051418)

Help solve some of our U.S. Government sponsor’s most difficult and urgent cyber related problems. Work with the Government in a fast-paced environment to develop cyber strategies, identify and experiment with next generation cyber capabilities, develop new architecture-independent tools and techniques, participate in technical analyses and assessments, define risk mitigation strategies, develop proof-of-concept prototypes, and perform vulnerability analysis.

Key Functions:
Risk analysis and mitigation
Cyber strategy development
Proof-of-Concept Prototyping
Testing and Evaluation
Research and development of unique, cutting edge technical capabilities for understanding, assessing and analyzing cyber technologies
Analysis of Network Systems
Network Protocol Analysis
Vulnerability discovery
Multi-architecture Reverse-engineering
Forensic analysis


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering and 10 years of related experience including 2 years of leadership experience. Demonstrate an ability to foster relationship development. Guide others toward the proper balance of product depth with timeliness and technical improvements with programmatic constraints, even when hard compromises are required. Be recognized by senior management as a thought leader.

Required Qualifications:
We are interested in highly motivated candidates with the following skills and interests including:
Computer Networking & Security
Complex System Characterization
Vulnerability Discovery and Analysis
Operating System Internals
Embedded Systems
Forensic Analysis
Reverse Engineering and Debugging Tools (e.g., IDA Pro, WinDbg, Emulators)
Assembly Languages (x86, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, etc.)
C, Python, etc.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated proficiency in one or more high-level programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Python)
Knowledge of common Windows and Linnux/Unix system calls and APIs
In-depth familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, etc.), and general techniques for parsing network protocols
Experience with x86, ARM, and/or MIPS assembly, along with detailed knowledge of PE and ELF file structure and runtime memory structures
Demonstrated proficiency in debuggers and disassemblers
Knowledge of internal file structures for file formats commonly associated with malware (e.g., OLE, RTF, PDF, EXE, etc.)
Experience in Vulnerability Discovery and Analysis, fuzzing tools and dynamic system analysis

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-McLean
Work Locations: Washington 22102
Job: Cyber Security
This requisition requires a clearance of: Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting: Oct 16, 2018, 10:36:32 AM