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The MITRE Corporation Computer Scientist in Bedford, Massachusetts

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The PEO Business Enterprise System (BES) portfolio ensures critical business systems needed to enable force agility, readiness, and effectiveness are operational, available, and secure to meet the mission requirements of the United States Air Force (USAF). The position will focus on achieving maximum impact to our sponsor through Enterprise Business Capabilities by solving challenging problems associated with achieving the mission, vision and operation across the PEO BES portfolio. The position will focus on creating effects across air, space, and cyber whenever and wherever required to accomplish the mission objectives of the PEO BES Portfolio.

The primary role of this position is to:

  • Work closely with both the Project Leader (PL) and Logistics in a Contested Environment (LCE) Outcome Leads to ensure high impact capabilities are delivered to our sponsor relative to PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of Government personnel as well as with the Department Manager, Project Lead, and the Logistics domain capability area lead.

  • Lead and help develop Sponsor focused prototypes

  • Analyze and model alternative system of system solutions for AF business enterprise solutions

  • Assess existing and emerging DoD IT enterprise infrastructure

  • Develop MITRE quality written reports and presentations

  • Must possess strong strategic expertise for developing strategies, roadmaps, action plans and project plans in order to effectively meet deliveries and milestones.

  • Must understand agile development methodologies, DevOps and DevOps tools and technologies, agile software development, software security skills and have a minimum of 5 years software development or management experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Secret Clearance

  • BS in a science degree program

  • At least 8 years’ experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS degree

Required Skills:

  • Strong Inter-Personal skills and the ability to foster positive collaboration within the company and sponsors

  • Data Analytics, e.g. predictive maintenance technology and capability

  • Digital Engineering

  • Agile methodologies

Desired Skills:

  • Strong willingness to engage and address MITRE/Sponsor objectives

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to develop and mentor junior engineers

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