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The MITRE Corporation Software Engineer – Developer Tools in Bedford, Massachusetts

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Department Summary (Optional):

The Developer Tool Shed is a broad suite of services for MITRE’s software and hardware development community. Included are tools for project management, code development, review, integration, scanning and deployment, artifact storage, documentation hosting and more. Managed by Enterprise Technical Computing (R111), Developer Tool Shed services are widely trusted for internal MITRE work and external collaboration with sponsors.

Job Responsibilities:

As a member of the Developer Tool Shed team, you will be responsible for front-line support and interaction with customers of varied experience and technical ability. Daily tasks will include performing administration tasks (e.g., creating projects/repositories, unlocking accounts), troubleshooting issues, and responding to customer questions or problems with clear and detailed information. You will collaborate with senior staff to resolve the trickier issues or requests from customers (we have your back). To allow our customers to work in a more self-service way, you will expand our documentation and knowledgebase articles as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong written communication skills (English)

  • Basic Linux systems administration knowledge

  • Experience performing at least basic administration of web-based collaboration and software development tools (e.g., Atlassian Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket)

  • An understanding of modern software development concepts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development experience

  • Experience with SSH key-based authentication

  • Understanding of NIST 800-171 etc.

  • Familiarity with Git basics

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


This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):


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