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Emerging Technologies Software Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: Mclean
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.

The Emerging Systems Engineering Technologies Department is charged with identifying, developing and applying new technologies that can address the Government's most challenging Systems Engineering problems.

This is an opportunity for early career engineers who are highly motivated, innovative and proactive. This position provides challenging opportunities to apply and expand one's systems architecture, modeling, and tradespace analysis skills. Specific areas of interest include Model Based Engineering (MBSE, MDA, MDD, MDE), Systems of Systems, architecture modeling, analysis of complex systems, and decision support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing prototypes using Java, Python and related programming languages.
  • Modeling architectures of complex systems using standards-based languages (ex. SysML / UML)
  • Evaluating and comparing alternative architectures using qualitative and quantitative techniques
  • Articulating major uncertainties associated with systems architectures, defining risks and opportunities associated with the uncertainties
  • Supporting requirements management, interface management and architecture change management processes
  • Translating analysis results into actionable recommendations for the US Government agencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 2 + years of professional experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to possess and maintain a DoD clearance
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal, written, PC, presentation, and communications skills
  • Expertise in object oriented programming to include: Java (required), Python, C#, C++, and C
  • Embedded system experience
  • Familiarity with SysML and UML modeling tools
  • Project-based team work experience
  • Ingenuity for applying a set of technical skills across multiple subject matter domains such as healthcare and defense

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in technical field of study
  • Knowledge of systems architecture and systems design and development. Understanding of modern SE methods.
  • Experience with multi-disciplinary modeling and simulation (physics-level, engineering-level and/or operational-level).
  • Proficiency in one or more of the programming languages for quantitative analyses (ex. MATLAB, Mathematica, R).
  • Knowledge of Analysis of Alternatives, Verification and Validation, Design of Experiments and data analytics.

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):


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