Senior Software Engineer

MITRE Corporation   •  

Bedford, MA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago

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MITRE’s Tactical Edge Solutions department is addressing mission-critical problems by creating software solutions that are powerful, intuitive, and beautifully elegant. We’re looking for qualified candidates who are interested in joining our team.
Expertise is required in computer software and systems development with an emphasis on developing high-quality Java, C#, Python, and / or C and C++ software. This includes analysis and design, software development and integration, technology assessments, software prototyping and code migration. Candidate must keep pace with current and emerging technologies and their application to complex systems problems. Candidate must also have hands-on technical knowledge of software engineering principles and practices, and experience working in a collaborative software development team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 3 years of experience, preferably with expertise in DevOps, build management, and team-based software development. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to apply advanced principles, theories and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study. Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers. In addition, the candidate understands that he/she will be fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.
Ability to evaluate, and define new, solutions to challenging technical software and computing systems-related problems.
Excellent engineering intuition, and a solid grasp of object-oriented and component-based software development concepts and general mathematics.
Extensive experience in modern programming languages, including Java, C#, Python, and / or C and C++.
Wide range of knowledge in message protocols, sockets, multi-threading design / development, various build environments, and continuous integration.
Ability to work effectively within a team-based, highly collaborative software development environment using source code control systems such as Git.
Advanced knowledge of linear algebra, experience implementing numerical optimization methods, and working with robust statistics.
Experience implementing algorithms for highly optimized messaging and distributed computing.
Knowledgeable in embedded software development, debugging, and testing.
Experience leading technical projects from inception to delivery in dynamic environments.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to write clearly and logically about highly technical issues.