Associate Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

MITRE Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit

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Not Specified years

Posted 25 days ago

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.


As a member of the software engineering team, this person will perform hands-on design, development, test and evaluation, and demonstration of advanced prototype software applications. The developer will apply state-of-the-arts techniques, using multiple programming languages and development environments to drive advances in mission capabilities. The developer will assist the task leader in user engagements and developing innovative solutions and applying Agile Engineering principles to evolve mission capabilities for our sponsors. The developer will contribute to the tasks as a member of the development team, as well as provide technical leadership to applicable areas of the tasks as required. The developer will also document progress and results in technical briefings and reports and must effectively communicate with the sponsor.

Key Functions:

  • Develop and deploy applications
  • Act as an exemplar team member in modern software delivery


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Demonstrated hands-on experience in software development in a collaborative, team environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Java, C++, C#, .NET framework, database applications, commercial and open source developer tools, and modern operating systems. Skilled in rapid prototyping and agile development methodologies. Skilled in delivering technical documentation and presentations to users.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desirable attributes include: Curiosity to explore emerging technology, interest in continual learning, excellent consultative skills, self-motivated, and solution driven.


  • Ability to translate and decompose functional requirements into software architecture and testable features. Ability to function as an individual contributor as well as small team leaders in delivering solutions. Innovative spirit. Strong interest in broad range of advanced technologies. Ability to install, configure and maintain development infrastructure a plus.


Valid Through: 2019-11-14