VA: Chantilly Profession Engineering Department Code G121 Purpose To perform cutting-edge network intrusion analysis in a challenging and rewarding operational environment. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA. Security Clearance Level SCI Key Functions The selected candidate will perform in-depth technical evaluations of techniques and tools utilized in network-based incidents. A successful candidate will work as part of a top-notch MITRE/government team, using a variety of network, system, and media analysis tools and techniques to identify malicious activity. The work will be performed in a state-of-the-art environment at a sponsor location in support of operational events. Required Education/Experience: BS or equivalent and 5 years of related experience or MS or equivalent and 3 years of related experience or PhD and 1 year of related experience. Desired Education/Experience B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field. Previous experience with network security, incident response, intrusion detection, forensics, and/or vulnerability assessments. Security clearance strongly preferred, but will accept uncleared candidates who are willing to undergo the clearance process. Required Skills: see “Desired Skills” below Desired Skills Desired skills include some combination of the following: System administrator level of knowledge for Unix (Linux, Solaris) and/or Windows operating systems Perl coding skills Windows programming Network administration (in-depth TCP/IP, DNS, firewall administration) Incident response (IDS analyst, CERT member, etc.) Hands-on network packet level intrusion detection experience including Snort, tcpdump, NMAP, etc. Knowledge of hacking tools or techniques (buffer overflows, trojans, etc.) Experience using virtual computing environments such as VMware. Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to 5 % of the time. Clearance Statement *Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, MITRE will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.
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