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McLean, VA
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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.


Key Functions:

Work as part of a team of system engineers, analysts, and Air Traffic Control operational domain experts to help the FAA and international sponsors define and evaluate concepts and automation systems for evolving operations in the terminal (TRACON and Tower) domain.

Applies systems engineering principles and processes to aviation and air traffic control systems and early lifecycle concept engineering/development activities. For example, developing concepts of operation, developing use cases to highlight key operational components, analyzing operational performance data, evaluating concept feasibility through simulation, performing requirements analysis and synthesis, conducting functional analysis and allocation, and performing concept and requirements validation activities related to advanced capability that improve the National Airspace System.

Supports independent and objective assessments of sponsor strategic initiatives.

Required Qualifications:
o B. S. or MS  Systems Engineering or related engineering degrees (e. g., computer engineering, industrial engineering, engineering management, aerospace engineering and electrical engineering)

Preferred Qualifications:
o Experience in one or more of the following systems engineering lifecycle phases: concept development, requirements engineering, system architecture, system design and development, systems integration.
o Aviation or ATC familiarity or experience

FAA program knowledge or experience is a plus.