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The MITRE Corporation Windows Automation Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Windows Automation Engineer


Why choose between doing meaningfulwork and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's becauseMITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—andwe're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE isdifferent from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporationchartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts toinfluence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government createlasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation,defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference everyday—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Ourworkplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptionalprofessional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation thatembraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make adifference with us.


We are looking for a Windows Automation engineer that willhelp move our automation program forward. The selected candidate will combineinfrastructure IT skills with a solid understanding of scripting technologiesto accelerate the pace at which we deliver services.

- Automation of Windows System Tasks via PowerShell

- Design and sustain our enterprise Configuration ManagementFramework (Chef Ecosystem).

- Peer review industry/corporate code for best practicesaround compliance management, automated testing and configuration management.

- Participation in one or more Agile development teams.

- Collaborate with project teams to support infrastructurescalability and performance.

- Ability to work escalated vendor support cases toresolution.

- Project focused tasking and support with some day-to-dayoperational responsibilities.



-BS in Computer Science or related field

-Experience writing code in PowerShell

-Background with task tracking and knowledge management systems: (Jira,Confluence)

-Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery workflows

-Experience with version control systems and Infrastructure as Code practice

-Software development with an object-oriented language (Ruby, Java)

-Ability to work with a project team to ensure timely deliverable completion

-Communication and documentation skills

-Knowledge of Server 2012 and 2016 Operating Systems


- BS in Computer Scienceor related field with 2 years of experience.

-Familiarity with Ruby and Chef

-Experience with continuous delivery of applications and services

-Experience with delivering infrastructure through industry best practice of ConfigurationManagement Frameworks (CMF) and Infrastructure-as-Code

-Windows operating systems administration and troubleshooting.

-Object Oriented Software development skill with a strong interest inInfrastructure Automation

-Strong analytical skills and the ability to use creative problem solving totackle tough issues.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 12, 2019, 4:11:19 PM

Req ID: 00053685

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