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The MITRE Corporation Systems Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

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MITRE's Accelerated Weapons Systems and Readiness Department seeks candidates with knowledge and interest in systems architecture, systems design, and system development. The selected individual will be responsible for systems engineering lifecycle activities (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, sustainment) 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

  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance which will require US citizenship

  • 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

  • Exposure to range of systems engineering lifecycle activities (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, sustainment).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two year of 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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