The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering and computer security. The SEI works closely with academia, defense and government organizations, and industry to continually improve software-intensive systems. Our core purpose is to help organizations improve software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software that is defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
Are you creative, curious, energetic, collaborative, technology-focused, and hard-working? Are you familiar with end-to-end software development activities and full-stack engineering? Apply to join our team.
About The Team
The CERT Cyber Workforce Development (CWD) team aims to lower the cost and time required to build cybersecurity expertise and to amplify that expertise to a globally distributed workforce. To achieve this, we develop and integrate innovative tools and processes to train, exercise, and assess cybersecurity professionals and teams. In doing so, CWD pioneers research and development efforts designed to counter cybersecurity threats to our nation.
CWD's core strength is our encouraging and highly collaborative culture. Our team recognizes the importance of our mission: to ensure that our nation's cybersecurity workforce is the best in the world. We are looking for people of character who share our passion, love technology and teamwork, and who have a desire to teach, learn from, and collaborate with others. We provide numerous internal and external training and professional development opportunities for members of our team. We also learn from each other through cross-training and mentoring.
The candidate will work with other team members in developing cyber-security training, exercises, scenarios, and simulations. This involves interacting directly with customers, gathering training requirements and objectives, producing and facilitating creative and engaging exercise scenarios, and building the supporting systems and networks. As such, the candidate will work regularly with a wide range of software and hardware technologies, be involved software and hardware prototype development, and may also assist in the creation and delivery of cybersecurity courses.
The position requires the candidate to have effective leadership/management abilities as he/she may supervise and evaluate full time direct reports as well as the activities of graduate student assistants. The successful candidate must be self-directed, have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, and work well communicating technical information to technical and non-technical users. The candidate must also be able to interact with clients and staff of all levels in a highly professional and competent manner.
BS in Computer Science, Information Science, or related discipline with three (3) years applicable working experience; MS in the same fields with one (1) year of experience or equivalent combination of training or experience.
Willingness to travel to various locations in support of the SEI's overall mission. This includes within the SEI and CMU community, sponsor sites, conferences, and offsite meetings on occasion. Moderate travel (15%)
Candidates will be subject to a background check and must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
You will have experience with Computer/Network Security and I.T. system and network administration. Additionally, he/she must have practical experience with Windows server and desktop platforms and Linux/Unix operating systems.
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: None Specified
Internal Number: 2015368
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.