The MITRE Corporation Software Systems Engineer-Aviation Criteria in McLean, Virginia

Software Systems Engineer-Aviation Criteria


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MITRE’s Center for Advanced Aviation System (CAASD) is currently seeking a software engineer who will support the FAA by performing software engineering related to flight procedure development while using a broad spectrum of tools and technologies to meet both internal analysis and external client requirements. Expect a team environment with self-motivated, highly trained professionals.

Key Functions include:

  • Developing,prototyping, and implementing FAA design criteria in software

  • Developing algorithms for enhanced flight procedure design

  • Defining requirements for complex and advanced flight procedure design and development tools that apply flight procedure criteria

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Java application development including Java Swing

  • Source Code Management (SCM) technologies such as GIT and SVN

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

  • Software application testing and associated technologies and frameworks (e.g., JUnit)

  • Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as Eclipse or IntelliJ

  • Build and project management technologies (e.g., Apache MavenTM

  • Optional background in the field of aviation: pilot, air force, air traffic control experience, aviation systems, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 3 years of experience. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to apply advanced principles, theories and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study. Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers. In addition, the candidate understands that he/she will be fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Suitability - FAA

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Oct 12, 2017, 12:06:38 PM

Req ID: 00047257