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Senior Software Engineer


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 our software development team, you will help solve problems critical to our national security in the areas of Command & Control (C2), Mission Planning, Space Warfare, and Force Protection.


Key Functions:

  • Design and build working prototypes to explore solutions to complex problems

  • Perform hands-on evaluations of software products, and new technologies, in order to assess their utility

  • Investigate and analyze software tools and practices for use in enterprise-scale multi-vendor systems

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in a related field (e.g., computer science, software engineering, mathematics) and at least 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Fluent in one or more high-level languages (e.g., Java, C#/.NET, Python, JavaScript, C++)

  • Experience with modern software methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Kanban)

  • Working knowledge of Source Control systems (Git and/or Subversion)

  • A desire to continually learn and master new technologies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must obtain a DoD Secret Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud (e.g., Amazon Web Services) and/or RESTful architectures

  • Experience with DevOps tools (e.g., Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Maven, Jenkins)

  • Experience with VMs and Containers (e.g., Docker)