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The MITRE Enterprise for Space Analysis (MESA), a coalition of
defense analysts and engineers from across MITRE, provides high
quality, comprehensive, quantitative insights for the senior
government decision makers shaping the future of our nation’s space
policy, operations, and systems.
The MESA team offers class-leading Modeling, Simulation, and
Analysis (MS&A), enabling MITRE and sponsor-driven analysis and
research in all space mission domains. MESA leverages synergies
from multiple customers, missions, and technology providers to
offer comprehensive analytical capabilities.
As a member of the MITRE Enterprise for Space Analysis Software
team, you will be able to participate among a team of Modeling and
Simulation (M&S) software engineers/analysts to enable manual
and automated analysis and assessment of Space Situational
Awareness (SSA) scenarios, architectures, and related systems. You
will have the opportunity to assess commercial and open-source
resources and leverage community efforts to improve MITRE
deliverables. The software team develops object-oriented coding
solutions to author new prototypes and maintain legacy tool suites.
Gain experience working within an Agile development team as you
grow your full stack implementation ability.
As a new MITRE employee, you would be expected to lead a group
of diverse engineers and analysts to tackle new and challenging
problems in the space domain. You will organize and participate on
small teams as a task lead/member for prototyping efforts. Taking
point on the task of requirements gathering, participating in the
design and integration of proprietary and 3rd party technologies,
and presenting new experiments/ideas to sponsors with a scoped plan
of delivery. Serve as the frontline aid in the acquisition and
onboarding of new team members for local and remote MITRE sites.
You will have the opportunity to present final products and
prototypes to sponsors for formal review/deployment.
Bachelor of Science degree and at least 5 years of related
Demonstrated hands-on experience in software development in
leading a collaborative, team environment.
Ability to dissect complex problems and communicate tasking
needs to team members of varying experience levels.
Experience delivering high quality Test Driven Development
Applied Continuous Integration/Continuous Development pipeline
experience to deliver high quality minimal viable products and
Skilled in delivering technical documentation and presentations
Expert knowledge of Java, C family languages, Python, and
language coding style standards.
Understanding of database applications (mySQL/PostgreSQL), and
commercial/open source developer tools (IntelliJ, NetBeans,
Eclipse, Atlassian tool suite)
Able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance
6+ years of relevant experience (M.S. in Engineering field and
3+ years experience)
Has served as Scrum Master a large (10+) team Scrum Master.
Designed and developed modelling and simulation tools for the
Experience in assessing emerging technologies and/or novel
approaches in design
Ability to translate and decompose functional requirements into
software architecture and testable features.
Experience in developing secured applications
Certified in SAFe Agile development or equivalent.
3+ years experience in the space domain (astrodynamics,
communications, resource loading, space sensor modeling).
Possess an active Secret or higher security clearance.
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