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The MITRE Corporation Computer Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

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 Globally Contested Logistics and Supply Chain department (N154) within the Operations in Contested Environment Division (N150), aims to holistically address Logistics and Supply Chain challenges that face our nation, with a focus on the Department of Defense. We accomplish our mission by preparing for and sustaining power projection while under a persistent, multi-domain attack in contested environments through dynamic basing, resupply, and maintenance across 3 focus areas:

  • Understanding the complexity of logistics and supply chains to develop resilient logistics networks

  • Increasing decision advantage by providing realistic logistics constraints and options to increase lethality

  • Recommending mitigations for critical supply chain and signatures vulnerabilities to ensure a robust combat readiness capability

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply a variety of analytical techniques to tackle Sponsor challenges to include data mining, statistical models, predictive analytics, optimization, risk analysis, and data visualization

  • Contribute to development, test and evaluation, and demonstration of advanced analytic capabilities

  • Build and test prototypes in MITRE, government labs, and commercial cloud environments

  • Apply state of the art techniques, using multiple programming languages and development environments and open-source code to drive advances in mission capabilities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field and less than 1 year of related experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret and above clearance

  • Passion for using software to solve challenging real-world problems

  • Demonstrated proficiency using programming languages (such as Python, C/C++, Java), experience with commonly used analytic tools (such as SAS, MATLAB, R), and database languages (such as SQL)

  • Must have demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal, written, PC, presentation, and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop software applications, user interfaces, databases and embedded software.

  • Previous experience working with the DoD

    This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):


This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

Top Secret

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