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Cognitive Engineer - Human Machine Teaming focus

MITRE


Location:
Bedford, MA
Date:
02/05/2018
2018-02-052018-03-24
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  • Engineering
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  • Environment, Health, and Safety
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Job Details

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 dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

The Emerging Technologies department is chartered with identifying, developing, and employing new technologies that can be applied against the Government's most challenging problems.

We are looking for entry-level cognitive engineers who are articulate, highly collaborative, creative and self-driven. This position will require deep understanding of cognitive engineering research and application, and advocacy as well as use of these methods within a systems development/systems engineering context.

- Use cognitive engineering methods, from planning through application of results in requirements and design.

- Work flexibly within multi-disciplinary government and industry teams to advocate for and apply process, results

- Conduct research towards improving human systems interfaces and human-autonomy collaboration in a wide range of government and military operational settings

- Perform a range of marketing and process development activities to improve systematic application of cognitive engineering within systems engineering processes











*This position requires access to sensitive information only accessible to US citizens and therefore the positions requires US citizenship.

- Bachelors degree in Engineering Psychology/Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering with a Cognitive Engineering focus, or other academic program which teaches cognitive engineering skills

- Excellent written and verbal communications skills

- Academic coursework or research focus in cognitive engineering field

- Familiarity with government and/or military systems development processes

- Experience in the conduct and application of human-machine teaming research.

Preferred

Masters degree in applicable field

Preference given to candidates with an active US DoD clearance.