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The MITRE Corporation Senior Systems Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

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The Accelerated Weapons Systems and Readiness Department seeks experienced candidates with knowledge and interest in systems engineering. Candidates should have experience with requirements definition, use cases, workflow models, and other artifacts that capture the mission and intent of a system. The selected individual will be responsible for designing, developing, and verifying reference weapon system implementations and other operationally relevant digital artifacts in support of MITRE’s Department of Defense (DoD) sponsors, particularly the United States Air Force (USAF). The focus of this work is to accelerate transformational capabilities to the warfighter through prototyping, experimentation, and deep outreach to the operational community. This work is a critical segment of the Department’s overall work program which spans the F-35 Enterprise, Logistics in Contested Environments, and Weapon Systems Integration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field, including most engineering disciplines;

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in systems architecture, systems design, and systems development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance;

  • Experience in systems analysis and integration, data modeling, software/system design, and/or requirements analysis;

  • Experience with technical assessments of systems, technologies, and/or processes to align with business, mission, or project strategies and outcomes;

  • Knowledge of Analysis of Alternatives, Verification and Validation, Design of Experiments, Data Analytics and/or Unit/Integration Testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance;

  • MS in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field, including most engineering disciplines;

  • 8+ years of relevant experience with exposure to range of systems engineering lifecycle activities (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, sustainment);

  • Experience with modeling tools such as Cameo, NoMagic, and Rhapsody;

  • Experience with requirements management tools such as IBM Rational DOORS;

  • Experience with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure;

  • Experience with programming and scripting languages such as Java, C++, C#, and Python.

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

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