The MITRE Corporation Senior Software Systems Engineer in McLean, Virginia

Senior Software Systems Engineer


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For this position with MITRE's T857, you will leverage your academic foundation and your work experience to develop, hone and apply your knowledge of the latest cyber software engineering concepts emerging from research, industry and academia on large complex enterprise systems development.

Key functions we may expose you to include: leading software research and development teams, complex software system solutions analysis and consulting, requirements definition and refinement, software design and architecture validation, and hands-on prototyping. You will work closely with other consultants to develop and introduce the latest software, cyber, enterprise, and mobile technologies into the government enterprise. Typically, you’ll collaborate across a number of Government, Industry, and academic organizations in formulating solutions to complex problems.

You will also support the research, development, and acquisition of complex cyber systems through the application of the latest software engineering concepts emerging from research, industry and academia. Key technical areas may include the following:

  • Requirements analysis, definition, and refinement

  • Reverse engineering

  • Secure and assured systems engineering

  • Malware analysis

  • Hands on software engineering and development

  • Mobile computing platform application development

  • Application of Information Security Principals

  • Blue and Red team analysis

  • Penetration testing and system attack

  • Assessment of security risk

  • Software innovation and technology insertion

  • Big data and analytics, including application of Map Reduce programming model and analytics technologies such as Hadoop, Hive and Pig

  • Use of database technologies such as Oracle, MySQL, or SQL-based equivalents, as well as NoSQL-based databases such as Mongo.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field. Candidate should possess the ability to be responsible for deliverables or parts of deliverables to MITRE customers.

Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Dec 5, 2018, 4:44:37 PM

Req ID: 00051956

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