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Lead Network Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: Bedford
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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. Technical staff in the Network Architecture, Security, and Data Analytics Department specialize in solving network-related problems critical to national well-being. Part of MITRE Labs' Infrastructure and Networking Innovation Center, we research, develop, and employ advanced technologies in network modeling & simulation, dynamic network analysis, machine learning, cellular networking, software defined networking, programmable data plane, operational technology systems, future network science, and more. The department's culture emphasizes collaboration and collegiality.Roles and Responsibilities:Lead technical staff are expected to make impactful contributions on one or more mission-driven projects. Though there are no "typical" tasks, some examples are:+ Lead a diverse team to deliver an innovative networking solution for a MITRE sponsor+ Solve complex networking and security problems for MITRE and its sponsors+ Analyze large sets of network data to understand trends and anomalies+ Collaborate with government, industry, and academia to establish networking standards+ Provide technical leadership to collaborative research teams as well as junior network engineers to develop innovative solutions using both commercial and MITRE developed technologies.+ Create opportunities for advanced research in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT), Software-Defined Networking (SDN), network analytics, tactical networking, and next-generation cellular networking (5G, xG) by developing proposals or joining existing research teams.Minimum Qualifications:+ Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or a similar engineering discipline.+ Bachelor's degree with 8 years related experience; Master's degree with 6 years related experience; PhD with 3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.+ Strong understanding of networking and security concepts/capabilities such as TCP/IP stack, routing, firewalls, and intrusion prevention systems (IPS)+ Expertise in scripting/ software development languages such as Python or Ansible+ Strong written and verbal communication skills+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance which includes US citizenshipPreferred Qualifications:+ Experience in cloud and virtualization technologies to include compute, storage, and networking in a commercial cloud environment+ Hands on experience working with routing and switching infrastructure+ Expertise in network programmability concepts such as software define networking and programmable data planes+ Master's degree in a relevant engineering disciple This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): SecretWork Location Type:Hybrid Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace. MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. 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