The MITRE Corporation Lead Cloud Software Engineer in McLean, Virginia

Lead Cloud Software Engineer


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MITRE’s Software Engineering and Computing Department is seeking passionate Cloud Software Engineers who want to be technical leaders. We value engineers who want to lead projects to help government sponsors engineer systems to solve challenging problems affecting our national security.

Key Functions:

Play a trusted role in helping government sponsors apply lifecycle software engineering methodologies and software technologies to mission critical systems. Help sponsors to integrate, scale, consolidate and modernize software systems to solve national security problems.

You can expect to:

  • Work across the software engineering lifecycle.

  • Assess software systems for potential migration to cloud environments.

  • Analyze migration approaches and conduct migration planning.

  • Help sponsors integrate and migrate software systems to cloud environments.

  • Participate in the development of emerging cloud engineering practices.

  • Maintain currency in cloud engineering practices.

  • Have a working knowledge of agile development practices.

  • Explore proof-of-concept prototypes and technical designs using cloud technologies.

  • Contribute to a range of independent technical analyses.


Required Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent with 8 years experience.

  • Experience in software design and implementation in federal and commercial domains

  • Experience designing and building applications in cloud environments (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)

  • Experience deploying applications with cloud services (e.g., AWS EC2, Google Compute Engine, Microsoft Azure)

  • Fluent in one or more languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Java, C or C#)

  • Experience with technologies (e.g., Apache, HTTP, REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, JavaScript, JUnit)

  • Experience in agile software delivery (e.g., Scrum, XP)

  • Understanding of Big Data tools (e.g., Hadoop, Mongo DB)

  • Consulting experience is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 5, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00050407