Lead MDA Embedded Security Engineer at MITRE (Huntsville, AL)

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The MITRE Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Program, N260, seeks a Lead MDA Embedded Security Engineer who can deliver expertise to the MDA Sponsor. The MDA Technology Protection Team ensures reliable and effective Anti-Tamper (AT) measures are affordably integrated into weapon systems exposed to reverse engineering opportunities such as battlefield loss and foreign military sales.

We seek an experienced technical leader and a critical thinker with deep technical skills and a demonstrated track record of fostering, promoting, and fielding innovative ideas and solutions. This position is based in Huntsville, AL.

Responsibilities include:
  • Work in concert the MDA Sponsor, you will act as a technical advisor and serve as a member of the MDA Anti-Tamper Evaluation Team (ATET)
  • Identify and definitize reverse engineering targets, provisos, and the drivers for AT Technologies
  • Evaluate Anti-Tamper Objective Evidence
  • Conduct AT engineering analysis and provide guidance to support the MDA Anti-Tamper Technical Agent (ATTA) and decision-makers
  • Provide technical recommendations to government and contractor system security engineers


Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, or related technical degree
  • TS/SCI or ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance access
  • Experience in vulnerability research, implant development, exploit development, technology security testing, or technology security design evaluation
  • 7-10 relevant work experience
  • Must be familiar with Anti-Tamper Technology, Techniques, Processes, and Export Control Policy
  • Must have Systems Engineering process and Integration Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills


PreferredQualifications:
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, or related technical degree
  • Experience in reverse engineering, anti-Tamper, technology protection, materiel exploitation, and/or technology security research
  • Expertise in low observable/counter low-observable technologies, hardware and software reverse engineering and anti-tamper techniques, anti-tamper sustainment implications
  • Anti-tamper certification(s)
  • Active TS/SCI/SAR clearance
  • Depth of understanding of the Missile Defense System (MDS) architecture and elements


This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
Top Secret/SCI

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
Top Secret/SCI

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