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The MITRE Corporation Software Systems Engineer-Aviation Criteria in McLean, Virginia

Software Systems Engineer-Aviation Criteria


MITRE is a trusted operator of federally funded research anddevelopment centers and we’re on a mission to make the world a safer place—for allof humanity, today and in the future. To deliver on our mission, we need theworld’s best talent and leaders—groundbreakers and partnership-builders on aglobal scale in areas like healthcare, artificial intelligence, criticalinfrastructure resiliency, pandemic management, and cybersecurity. In return,we have the privilege of backing you with thousands of technical experts indiverse fields, a culture of innovation and knowledge sharing, access to dataand resources uniquely available to MITRE through our wide-ranging partnershipsacross government, industry and academia.

MITRE is currently seeking a software engineer who will support the FAA by performing software engineering related to flight procedure development while using a broad spectrum of tools and technologies to meet both internal analysis and external client requirements. Expect a team environment with self-motivated, highly trained professionals.

Key Functions include:

  • Assist in developing, prototyping, and implementing FAA design criteria in software

  • Help with developing algorithms for enhanced flight procedure design

  • Work with team in defining requirements for complex and advanced flight procedure design and development tools that apply flight procedure criteria


Key Skills and Experience:

  • Java application development including Java Swing

  • Source Code Management (SCM) technologies such as GIT and SVN

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

  • Software application testing and associated technologies and frameworks (e.g., JUnit)

  • Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as Eclipse or IntelliJ

  • Build and project management technologies (e.g., Apache MavenTM

  • Optional background in the field of aviation: pilot, air force, air traffic control experience, aviation systems, etc.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Suitability - FAA

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Sep 5, 2019, 9:30:40 AM

Req ID: 00054152

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