The MITRE Corporation Software Systems Engineer, Sr in Bedford, Massachusetts
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The Emerging Systems Engineering Technologies Department is charged with identifying, developing, and applying new technologies that can address the Government's most challenging Systems Engineering problems.
We have an opportunity open for a Software Systems Engineer who is highly motivated, creative, collaborative, and self-directed. This position provides challenging opportunities to apply and expand one’s software engineering, systems engineering, innovation and analysis skills. Specific areas of interest include Digital Engineering (DE), Model Based Engineering (MBE, MBSE, MDA, MDD, MDE), Systems of Systems (SoS), architecture modeling, software engineering, and analysis of software-intensive systems applying data analysis techniques.Responsibilities include:
Developing prototypes and production-ready software using Java, Python, and related programming languages.
Working within a larger software and systems engineering effort ensuring that developed software will integrate into overall architecture and support deployment approval requirements.
Working in a development environment that builds, tests, and deploys software using Agile processes and DevOps and/or DevSecOps
Working in a development environment that conducts peer reviews for increased quality and continuous learning of team members
Modeling architectures of complex systems using standards-based languages (ex. SysML / UML)
Evaluating and comparing alternative architectures using qualitative and quantitative techniques, applying data analytics using languages such as Python and R for the latter
Articulating major uncertainties associated with systems architectures, defining risks and opportunities associated with the uncertainties
Supporting requirements management, interface management and architecture change management processes
Translating analysis results into actionable recommendations for the US Government agencies
Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US DoD clearance.
Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics or relevant technical discipline.
5 or more years’ applicable work experience.
Experience with modern software development methods, and object-oriented programming skills, including one or more of the following: Java, Python, C++, C#
Familiarity with UML/SysML, and experience with Model Based Engineering approaches, methods, and techniques, as well as tools such as Rhapsody, MagicDraw, and Enterprise Architect.
Familiarity with product lifecycle, trade studies, requirements, and interface definitions.
Interest in complex multi-disciplinary problems and ability to work with colleagues across engineering domains.
Ingenuity for applying a set of technical skills across multiple subject matter fields such as healthcare and defense.
Demonstrated ability to build and shape work and teams through collaborative and effective partnership
Strong oral/written communication skills.
Strong understanding of full lifecycle development methodology skills including modern development processes (Agile development, scrum, DevOps, ALM/PLM).
Experience with SQL databases as well as graph databases such as Neo4J.
Experience building web applications using languages such as Django and Shiny-R
Understanding of enterprise frameworks, such as Web Services principles and Service Oriented Architecture (SOAs).
Experience with Internet technologies such as HTTP REST, HTTP SOAP, AJAX, web services, and related emerging web standards.
Knowledge and experience with XML technology such as XSLT, XML Schema, and XML Namespaces.
* Preference given to candidates with current DoD clearance
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
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