The MITRE Corporation Software Engineer - High Performance Computing in Bedford, Massachusetts

Software Engineer - High Performance Computing


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MITRE's Mission Oriented Information Systems department is seeking self-starters to work in a multi-disciplinary R&D environment with similarly motivated electrical engineers, mathematicians, and computer scientists to create custom, high performance computing solutions for sensing and communication systems in support of national security and defense. This individual will work with small, distributed teams on software frameworks that support advanced hardware and software based signal processing systems. Being part of the software development team, you will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your software engineering expertise and provide.

  • Hands-on Software Design & Development

  • Software Architecture & Design

  • Software Analysis & Assessments

  • User Engagement & Experimentation

  • Software Systems Engineering

Experience with reusable frameworks, library or software toolkit development, is highly desired. Skill in multi-threading and performance optimization is also important.

In addition to understanding modern software engineering, the candidate will support core signal and image processing algorithms, hardware control, GUI design, and database development.

The candidate will be expected to demonstrate disciplined work habits leading to products that are well-structured, documented, and carefully tested.

This position includes frequent interaction with senior technical staff in mentoring relationships.


Minimum Qualifications:

Currently working towards BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar course of study.

Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers.

  • Strong math and analytical skills.

  • Have interest in/aptitude for numerical processing, signal processing, and/or communications processing

  • Aptitude in learning/using programming languages; C, C , Python, Java, SCALA

  • Ability to develop well documented code

  • Interest in mechanisms for process control, signaling, and synchronization

  • Interest and/or experience coding graphics processing units

  • Interest and/or experience implementing FPGA firmware

  • Aptitude and interest for configuring small, embedded processors, including their operating systems

  • Comfortable with Unix/Linux command-line

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills with C/C as well as Python/JVM

  • Understanding of GPU architecture

  • Ability to read algorithm descriptions and write code

  • Ability to write clear documents

  • Ability to flesh out details of a test plan

  • Understanding of problems and issues of parallelism and concurrency

  • Understanding of how to instrument code for performance monitoring

  • Ability to read MATLAB code and understand the algorithm

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 25, 2018, 7:08:16 AM

Req ID: 00050241