The MITRE Corporation Cyber Security / Information Security New and Recent Grads in Aberdeen, Maryland

Cyber Security / Information Security New and Recent Grads


New Grads--Do you want to develop systems that contribute to solving our nation’s most critical problems? Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields?

We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

Come and create the foundation for your career. At MITRE, you will do this by working on a variety of projects that support our Government sponsors and by taking advantage of the many learning opportunities—classes at the MITRE Institute, continuing education through our Educational Assistance program, attending tech talks and innovation exchanges, publishing and presenting at technical forms and more.

Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to start and grow your career at MITRE so that you can experience the gratifying work, our competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.

What do MITRE Cyber Security / Information Security New Grads do?

Working alongside MITRE engineers or on teams in a lab, MITRE Cyber Security /Information Security New Grads help design, develop, and implement solutions and technologies to enhance the security and resilience of our nation's cyber infrastructure. You will be exposed to those with world-class expertise, innovation, and thought leadership to protect the platforms and information technology systems of our government sponsors' and promote their mission and operational success.

From design to operations, you will learn to apply security engineering expertise, innovative concepts, and technology solutions to address every facet of our sponsor's cyber challenges in three key strategic areas: threat-based operations, threat-based engineering, and security of evolving and emerging technologies.

What are some examples of projects that they have worked on?

  • Edited and streamlined technical approaches and architectures, executive summaries, and practice guides for special publications on computer, cyber, and information security.

  • Worked on providing windows event data for a larger security project.

  • Focused on a vulnerability assessment infrastructure for federal agencies primarily revolved around managing a vSphere lab environment.

  • Building next generation reverse engineering tools and approaches

  • Performed a deep analysis of an operational system to understand limitations and weaknesses

  • Reverse engineer specific power supply for faults and vulnerabilities.


What does an ideal MITRE Cyber Security / Information Security New Grad have:

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD inCybersecurity or Information Security or related. Those that have degrees in other disciplines,such as Computer Science, for example will be considered if there is a strongdemonstration of interest in cyber security.

  • Demonstrated knowledge with a variety of security and information assurance disciplines.

  • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.

  • Basic knowledge of cyber security principles, tools and devices

  • Have cyber related experience gained from academic study and/or related intern/coop work

  • Sustained excellence in academic performance

  • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical problems

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

Additional Information


  • 70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances; therefore, many internships and full time positions require that the candidates be clearable. MITRE does not provide sponsorship for those that need it currently or in the future.


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Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Maryland-Bethesda, United States-Maryland-Aberdeen, United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Virginia-McLean, United States-California-San Diego, United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel No

Job Posting Dec 9, 2018, 11:01:32 PM

Req ID: 00051988

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