Cyber Security Engineer

The Mitre Corporation Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 1 month ago

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.

Responsibilities include:

Vulnerability Management - Ensure MITRE systems are in patch compliance with identified vulnerabilities

  • Task lead for Continuous Monitoring

  • Monitor and manage compliance for all systems within InfoSec's Continuous Monitoring program

  • Tasks include:

  • Ensure system scan information is provided to system owners on a regular basis.

  • Work with system owners to remediate findings.

  • Coordinate with appropriate internal teams in identifying, reviewing, and mitigating discovered findings/risks.

  • Verify device records are properly set up in RSA Archer GRC tool

  • Create and manage compliance sprints to address vulnerabilities/findings/risks as required

  • Analyze and review CM data and metrics with management.

  • Monitor service accounts for feedback or correspondence with customers

  • Troubleshoot and triage CM related issues.

  • Project team member

  • Participate in project efforts to improve CM for all (internal operations, customers, and management)

  • Compliance Sprints Task Lead

  • Work with CE management and Operational teams to identify risks and vulnerabilities that require immediate action

  • Communicate with employees to directly address known risks with appropriate mitigating actions

  • Service Request management support role

  • Provide back up support for creation and escalation of all InfoSec related service requests

  • Customer Engagement responsibilities

  • To support team initiatives and help accomplish tasks and goals within the CE work program

  • Work with a customer service mentality in all interactions with customers and team member

Required Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of industry security frameworks

  • Some technical knowledge of networks, operating systems, and/or applications

  • Good time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Strong writing & communication skills, with attention to details

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical Thinking and Decisive Judgment - analyzing issues and problems systematically, gathering broad and balanced input, drawing sound conclusions and translating conclusions into timely decisions and actions.

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