THAAD Cybersecurity Lead at MITRE (Huntsville, AL)

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MITRE is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to serve as Cybersecurity Engineering Lead for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) element of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). The MDA's mission is to develop, test, and field an integrated, layered, ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends against all ranges of enemy ballistic missiles in all phases of flight. The THAAD element provides the BMDS with a globally-transportable, rapidly-deployable capability to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles inside or outside the atmosphere during their final, or terminal, phase of flight. The position provides a unique opportunity to work closely with MDA sponsors ensuring the THAAD mission is successful.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead cybersecurity and resilience engineering activities in support of the THAAD program for legacy and new capabilities
  • Developer collaborative cybersecurity strategies with the sponsor
  • Ability to lead cybersecurity and secure systems engineering staff and advise the sponsor in cybersecurity, networking, hardware design, operations, requirements, interoperability and integration
  • Ability to serve as staff member providing differentiated cyber products that align contribute to sponsor outcomes
  • Work closely across sponsor directorates leveraging knowledge and resources, ensuring consistency of effort, and fostering teamwork among the sponsor, Systems Engineering, and Technical Assistance (SETA) staff, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), Other Government Agencies (OGAs) and Prime Contractor(s)
  • Serve as cybersecurity SME and liaison among the THAAD Project Office (TPO), MDA/DI and other stakeholders
  • Provide expert knowledge in cyber security requirements, integration, and networking

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of DOD cybersecurity and/or secure systems engineering experience
  • Skill in oral communication
  • Skill in written communication
  • Ability to translate and disseminate technical cybersecurity related information across a variety of platforms
  • Proficiency in Systems Engineering, Integration and Requirements
  • Ability to research and evaluate cybersecurity research studies, strategies, and project
  • Experience with federal government sector
  • Experience with FFRDCs
  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations, standards and specifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of BMDS experience
  • Experience as a defensive cybersecurity SME familiar with Cyber RMF and technical assessments

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):
Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

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