The MITRE Corporation Lead Software Systems Engineer in Aberdeen, Maryland

Lead Software Systems Engineer


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MITRE is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to provide critical software engineering, software design/architecture, and data engineering knowledge for our customers/sponsors. This is an excellent opportunity to apply your software system skills to influence the development and shaping of work across MITRE’s programs and domains to focus on technical software challenges, innovative solutions-oriented results, and sponsor impact. Become a part of a team which aspires to be the indispensable, trusted partner and technical advisor to a diverse set of customers and sponsors who demand insightful software engineering products and services.

Key Functions:

The candidate will provide technical leadership and expertise in solving our sponsor's critical software and systems engineering problems. The candidate will apply their breadth of technical knowledge and experience in contributing to the development of solutions in the area of software engineering, software architecture, software application development, database engineering, cloud technologies, data analytics, advanced technology assessments.


Minimum Qualifications:

BS Degree and 3 years of relevant experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Army domain

  • Experience with Software Engineering, Software Development and Design, Software Testing and Software Architecture.

  • Hands-on experience in programming languages/technologies such as C#, C , Java

  • Experience with data architectures, data models, evaluation of different model architectures, trade studies, and logical and physical model definition

  • Familiarity and understanding of large-scale distributed systems, messaging and other middleware architectures, to including enterprise service bus and data federation components.

  • Knowledge of web development, XML, RESTful services, SOAP, JSON

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes including agile development

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Army Mission Command Systems

  • Knowledge of cloud computing and virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware)

  • Familiar with Database systems, architecture and development

  • Familiar with scripting languages such as JavaScript, Perl and Python

  • Familiar with mobile environments, mobile computing, and mobile platform development.

  • Knowledge of distributed file systems and distributed execution frameworks

  • Knowledge of software analysis and assessments to improve software quality

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Aberdeen

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Jan 17, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 30118BR