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Senior Cyber Software Engineer 00047746


Bedford, MA
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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 challengesand 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 dayworking 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 MITREand 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 closely with other consultants to develop and introduce the latest software, cyber, enterprise, and mobile technologies into the government enterprise, in an environment and organization that encourages collaboration, mentoring, and continued learning.  You will have the opportunity to support the research, development, and acquisition of complex cyber systems through the application of the latest software engineering concepts emerging from research, industry and academia.


As a cyber software engineering consultant, you will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your software engineering expertise and provide:

  • Hands-on Software Engineering & Development

  • Secure Software Architecture & Design

  • Cyber Software Analysis & Assessments

  • User Engagement & Experimentation

  • Secure and Assured Software Systems Engineering

  • Reverse Engineering



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 3 years of experience. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to apply advanced principles, theories and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study. Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers. In addition, the candidate understands that he/she will be fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.

  • Experience working with small teams

  • "Hands-on" skills in at least one of the following: Java, XML, HTML, C/C++/Objective-C/C#, NodeJS, Python, JavaScript and RESTful design

  • Experience in using mobile development tools and methodologies (XCode, RESTful interaction, Application Sandboxing, Mobile UI design, etc.)

  • Strong fundamental knowledge of computer science, especially algorithms and data structures germane to the development of high-quality, efficient software

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:


In addition to possessing a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant technical discipline with a focus on Enterprise Software, relevant knowledge in the following will improve your candidacy:

  • Experience using software development processes (RUP, Agile, TDD, scrum) and tools (UML, Rational System Architect, Rational Rhapsody)

  • Understanding of enterprise platforms (JavaEE, .NET), Cloud Computing, Web Services principles and Service Oriented Architecture (SOAs) and frameworks such as Spring

  • Mobile platforms (iPhone, Android, QNX) and mobile software development

  • Experience with malware analysis tools and techniques

  • Experience working with reverse engineering environments

  • Internet of Things knowledge

  • Hands on experience with system attack and penetration testing tools

  • Experience with malware analysis tools and techniques

  • Experience in the security of telematics systems

  • Experience developing in QNX and other embedded operating systems

  • Experience in developing personal and enterprise security products