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The MITRE Corporation Software Systems Engineer, Senior in Bedford, Massachusetts

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 MITRE's Software Engineering Technical Center, you will provide hands-on software engineering expertise in a collaborative environment to respond to a diverse set of sponsor needs. You will apply agile methodologies to prototype software solutions that respond to the needs of the end-user, empowers them to improve their business processes, and enables agile and adaptive changes to fielded capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs.

You will work in a collaborative learning environment where you will work closely with other software engineers in an environment and organization that encourages collaboration, mentoring, and continued learning.

As a Software Systems Engineer, you will have the opportunity to leverage your expertise and provide:

  • Hands-on Software Design & Development

  • Software Architecture & Design

  • Software Analysis & Assessments

  • User Engagement & Experimentation

  • Software Systems Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant knowledge in the following will improve your candidacy:

  • Strong understanding of full life cycle development methodology skills including Agile methods, Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and DevOps

  • Understanding of the application of software engineering methods

  • Understanding of enterprise and software frameworks, Web Services principles and Service Oriented Architecture (SOAs), Microservices, and Cloud-based implementations

  • Experience with Internet technologies such as HTTP REST, HTTP SOAP, AJAX, web services, and related emerging web standards

  • “Hands-on” full stack development skills in: Java, C++, C#, Python, HTML, SQL, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with JSON and XML technology

  • Experience with cloud native computing, containers, and frameworks

  • Mobile platform development experience (iOS, Android)

  • Strong oral/written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field plus 5-15 years of experience

  • Candidate should possess the ability to be responsible for deliverables or parts of deliverables to MITRE customers

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

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