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The MITRE Corporation Principal Cyber Policy Advisor (Intelligence Center) in McLean, Virginia

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The Mission Engineering Department provides cybersecurity subject matter expertise in support of the IC Chief Information Officer responding to emerging cybersecurity threats, implementing enterprise cybersecurity policy and solutions, developing enterprise risk mitigation solutions, and advancing technology solutions to advance that advance the Intelligence Communities mission.

Roles and Responsibilities:

In this role, you are a subject matter expert advising the office of the IC CIO on cyber policy matters. You are part of a MITRE team working in a multi-agency environment developing, coordinating, and implementing cybersecurity initiatives and policies across the Intelligence Community agencies. You will provide senior government leaders with cyber, analytic, and systems engineering thinking and expertise to refine technology specific policy, plans, and processes supporting the Intelligence Community.

  • Advise senior executive government officials on emerging technology and the state of the practice to further advance the intelligence community mission.

  • Work directly with senior executive government officials, providing technical and strategic advice on IC objectives.

  • Develop and deliver cyber policy and strategies for the Intelligence Community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of related experience; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or 5 years and a PhD; or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.

  • One to Two years of experience writing cyber policy for U.S. government organizations.

  • Degree in Information Assurance, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or related field.

  • Working experience with National, Intelligence Community, and DoD cybersecurity policies and guidance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five plus years of experience developing, implementing, or integrating cybersecurity practices and policies.

  • Experience advising senior government leaders on implementing cybersecurity practices across enterprise systems.

  • Experience developing cybersecurity policy in one of the following areas: Cross domain solutions, Zero-Trust, risk management framework, DevSecOps, FISMA, Multi-Cloud and AI systems.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting a chief information officer or chief information security officer.

  • Demonstrated experience leading working groups and collaborating with cyber security and policy professionals across the intelligence community.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including government senior executives.

  • Knowledge of industry current and future cyber security strategies, concepts, and technologies.

  • Master’s Degree in one of the above listed disciplines.

  • Experience working with current Risk Management Framework related policy guidance and related legacy policy guidance. May include NIST RMF, NIST CSF, DoD 8500, CNSSI Instructions, Cybersecurity Executive Orders, NIST SP 800 Series instructions, and NISPOM.

  • Certification from CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, or NCSF.

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

Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

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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