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Associate Software Engineer with Security Clearance

Company: MITRE Corporation
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have bothThat'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 employeesMITRE is different from most technology companiesWe are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we doThe R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformationWe're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and worldOur workplace reflects our valuesWe offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growthIf this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with usDepartment Summary: MITRE's Software Engineering Department in the Software Engineering Innovation center focuses on rapid software prototyping and proof of concepts across a wide range of sectors, including defense, homeland security, health, space, and law enforcementLeveraging agile methodologies, the department provides comprehensive support throughout the entire software lifecycleIts core competencies enable the department to swiftly respond to sponsor needs, delivering innovative solutions that address complex challenges to make the world a safer placeJob Description: As a Software Systems Engineer at MITRE, you will enjoy a collaborative environment where you will work closely with others in an organization that encourages and values collaboration, mentoring, and continuous learningYou will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your hands-on software engineering expertise as you contribute to real challenges across a variety of domainsWhile responding to these challenges, you will leverage and grow your hands-on skills with software design and development, engaging in the full software engineering lifecycle using modern technologiesYou will work with one or more of the following:--- Data Analysis & Visualization
* DevSecOps
* Cloud Engineering
* Mobile Computing
* Full-Stack Development
* Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
* Modeling and Simulation
* Model-Based Engineering
* Virtual Reality Roles and Responsibilities:--- Develop and test software based on project requirements and specifications.
* Collaborate with team members to design innovative software solutions.
* Write clean, scalable, and efficient code using programming languages like Java, C++, Python, etc.
* Debug and troubleshoot software to resolve issues and improve performance.
* Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and share best practices.
* Assist in the documentation of software, including user manuals and technical reports.
* Continually update technical knowledge and skills by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, etc.
* Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle, including ideation, design, development, testing, and deployment.
* Work closely with project managers to ensure timely delivery of software projects.
* Adhere to best practices in software development and the company's internal procedures and standardsBasic Qualifications:--- BS degree in a technical discipline (including but not limited to Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, etc.)
* Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a Federal clearance.
* Documented experience with "Hands-on" skills in at least one object-oriented, procedural, functional, or declarative programming language (e.g., Java, C/C++/Objective-C/C#, Python, Go, JavaScript, Ruby)
* Demonstrated ability and desire to quickly learn and apply new technologies.
* Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
* High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical challenges.
* This position requires a minimum of 50% hybrid on-sitePreferred Qualifications:--- Preference given to qualified candidates with an active clearance.
* 2 years+ of relevant experience or internships
* Exposure to software development tools and frameworks, including source control management tools (e.g., Git)
* Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
* Knowledge of software design patterns
* Strong written and verbal communication skills This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
Hybrid MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employerMITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristicsFor further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individualsIf you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please email Copyright - 2024, The MITRE CorporationAll rights reservedMITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE CorporationMaterial on this site may be copied and distributed with permission onlyBenefits information may be found here

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