Software Engineer

The MITRE Corporation
Arlington, VA
May 08, 2021
May 16, 2021
Full Time
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 challenges-and 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 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 day-working 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 MITRE-and make a difference with us.If you are a talented and motivated early career software engineer looking to put your skills to use in a challenging environment that includes supporting military tactical operations and military intelligence, then this is the opportunity for you! MITRE's Army Division has openings for recent graduates in computer science, software engineering or similar degree programs to work the full software engineer life cycle on a variety of cutting-edge projects.These software engineering projects are in information warfare, command and control, fire support (artillery), smart munitions, intelligence and much more. The technical work areas include software development for the Android operating system, web development, software testing such as performance testing, requirements development, UML for software designs, and data modeling/management.Modern technologies such as React, Node.js, Angular, Protobuf, git, NOSQL, Atlassian, Slack, and more are utilized. Opportunities in research and development exist in such areas as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and Distributed Computing to support the Army command, control, communications, and intelligence capabilities of the future!MITRE's Army division has locations in Aberdeen, MD; McLean, VA; Orlando, FL; Warren, MI, Austin, TX; and others.Responsibilities include:Execute full software engineering life cycle processes (concept vision through test)Develop software using Agile processes and tools (JIRA, git, Jenkins/gradle, and more)Deliver software designs and prototypesEvaluate technologies and Commercial products for potential military applicabilityMinimum Qualifications: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:BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a similar degreeProgramming Language experience with eitherJava or similar object-oriented languageJavaScript and HTML for web developmentPythonUnderstanding of software design patterns and best practicesUnderstanding of the Software Development Life CycleEnthusiasm and a desire to learn and growCandidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.PreferredQualifications:Experience with Android programming including understanding of Android IPC mechanisms such as IntentsExperience with client and server-side JavaScript, MVC frameworks, React, and Node.jsBuilding software with languages/frameworks such as Maven and GradleMachine Learning experience or course workUnderstanding of databases (relational or NOSQL)Technical writing skills such as drafting software designs and technical guidanceExperience or understanding of all phases of the Software or Systems Development Life CycleStrong interpersonal, briefing, and communication skillsAbility to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.This requisition requires the following clearance(s):MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at (C) 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.

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