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The MITRE Corporation Associate Software Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Associate Software Engineer


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.

As a member of our software development team, you will help solve problems critical to our national security in the areas of Command & Control (C2), Mission Planning, Space Warfare, and Force Protection.

Key Functions:

Design and build working prototypes to explore solutions to complex problems

  • Perform hands-on evaluations of software products, and new technologies, in order to assess their utility

  • Investigate and analyze software tools and practices for use in enterprise-scale multi-vendor systems


Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in a related field (e.g., computer science, software engineering, mathematics).

  • Fluent in one or more high-level languages (e.g., Java, C#/.NET, Python, JavaScript, C )

  • Experience with modern software methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Kanban)

  • Working knowledge of Source Control systems (Git and/or Subversion)

  • A desire to continually learn and master new technologies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud (e.g., Amazon Web Services) and/or RESTful architectures

  • Experience with DevOps tools (e.g., Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Maven, Jenkins)

  • Experience with VMs and Containers (e.g., Docker)

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Oct 11, 2019, 9:18:14 AM

Req ID: 00054435

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, color, race, disability, marital status, national and ethnic origin, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical or genetic information, and other protected status.