Systems Engineer, Assoc.

The Mitre Corporation Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 3 weeks 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.

The Systems Engineering and Analytics Department is seeking a motivated, creative Systems Engineer to apply cutting edge tools and techniques to challenging problems facing the US government. This position offers the opportunity to combine Systems Engineering with Model Based and Digital Engineering approach. You will have the opportunity to learn from seasoned Systems and Data Engineering professionals in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to make strategic differences and have real long term impacts. with the ability to make a difference and impact outcomes with solid analysis.

Our engineers have the opportunity to work on multiple projects, cross pollinate good ideas across the government, and continuously learn. We are truly an interdisciplinary department that thrives on having a large toolbox to support data/model driven decision making. We value people who bring a positive outlook and an eagerness to learn new skills.

Key Functions:

  • Have an innate curiosity and interest in developing research questions and testing hypotheses with open ended tasking.

  • Work with a spectrum of government sponsors to gain understanding of their challenges, evaluate possible solutions and conduct insightful, actionable analyses.

  • Be passionate about applying data/models to real world problems.

  • Support the development and application of a variety of analytical models to sponsor challenges, with a willingness to adapt and learn.

  • Present results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by all sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise.

Required Skills / Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or other related STEM majors

  • Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US government clearance

Significant academic concentration in at least one of the following disciplines:

  • Statistics

  • Mathematics

  • Computer Science

  • Computer Engineering

  • Systems Engineering

  • Information Technology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manipulate large datasets

  • Experience with tools/ languages such as Python, MATLAB, JavaScript, R, Java

  • Ability to formulate complex algorithms and process to solve complex data problems

Preferred qualifications:

  • Undergraduate research experience is a plus

  • Preference given to qualified candidates with current / active clearance.

  • Academic/ project experience working with different programming languages, databases in cloud/ distributed architecture

  • Software Development experience in a shared environment leveraging tools such as GIT

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Systems Engineer, Assoc.

The Mitre Corporation