Job #8480 - Network Security Test Engineer
The CERT® Program is part of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a federally funded research and development center at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CERT engages in cutting-edge research and development in computer security. The CERT Network Situational Awareness (NetSA) group helps large network operators; and security organizations in the USG distill actionable insights from networks of interest through strategic analysis; and tool and system development.
As a member of the Deployment Team in the CERT NetSA group, the selected candidate will be responsible for assisting users install, operate, and accredit NetSA technology in their environment. The selected candidate will participate in software testing, packaging, and release management. Additionally, the selected candidate will participate and support the development of software tools by developing system level packaging, tests, and documentation. Further, the individual will assist in the management of sponsor related test labs and prototype environments. The candidate will assist in the infrastructure management for these environments and interact with the sponsor to transition projects in and out, and provide project related support as needed.
Education/Training: BS in computer science, software engineering, or a related quantitative field of study with eight (8) years of applicable experience.
Experience: Applicable experience in the design and implementation of complex, secure, mission critical systems, including experience with:
Physical/Mobility: Sedentary in an office setting with some mobility, i.e., able to travel to various locations within the SEI and CMU community as well as travel up to 30% to customer sites.
Environmental Conditions: Close contact with computer for extended periods of time
Mental: Ability to work meticulously with careful attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple tasks – sometimes under pressure and with shifting priorities; ability to deal collaboratively, diplomatically, and successfully with customers, co-workers and other professional colleagues, managers, and staff; ability to grasp the big picture, direction, and goals of an effort; ability to quickly learn new procedures, techniques, approaches, etc.
Other: Candidate must be able to pass a background investigation, obtain a TS/SCI security clearance, and be a US citizen.
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Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated by Carnegie Mellon University.
CERT® and CERT Coordination Center® are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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