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The MITRE Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Aberdeen, Maryland

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&D 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.

MITRE is currently in search of a software engineer to support multiple projects with extensive hands on experience developing complex software systems and leading agile software development teams. These MITRE projects are developing software systems in support of Army Electronic Warfare, and Signals Intelligence.

Potential technical work areas include:

  • Containerized Microservice development in C/C++, Python, and Java

  • Designing and implementing RESTful APIs using Open API Specification (OAS)

  • Opportunities in applying Accelerated Computing in the areas of Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Language Processing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 5 years related experience

  • 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:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar degree

  • Experience developing in Linux operating system environments

  • Extensive experience developing with either Java, C/C++, or Python

  • Understanding of industry standard software design patterns and best practices

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Demonstrated experience in the full lifecycle and development of large software applications

  • Basic understanding of computer hardware architecture and it’s effect on system design and performance

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance which will require US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience delivering production software to commercial or defense industry customers

  • Experience using Agile processes and tools

  • Experience working in Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) environments

  • Experience working with Docker or similar technology

  • Exposure to programming with NVIDIA CUDA

  • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing concepts and implementation

  • Able to brief and tactfully engage with senior customers/sponsors (e.g. government personnel, vendor senior staff)

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

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