Systems Engineer at MITRE (San Diego, CA)

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MITRE's Naval C4I & Space Department is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide strategic and technical leadership in support of the Navy warfighter.

Key Functions:
  • Provide the Navy with system of systems engineering, and technical leadership to shape the requirements, technology assessments, development, and implementation strategy to modernize critical strategic warfighter capabilities.
  • Contribute and/or lead a dynamic multi-disciplined team developing technical solutions through innovation and translate into actionable recommendations for the Navy warfighter to employ.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years' experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.


Required Qualifications:
  • Understands the systems engineering process and its application
  • Ability to work independently to learn new technologies, techniques, processes, software languages, platforms, and systems
  • Expertise to provide unbiased advice, formulate courses of action, analyze programs, and make recommendations across a wide spectrum of issues
  • Passionate, goal driven, team oriented and outgoing
  • Demonstrable ability to lead through influence not just authority
  • Effective team leadership & communication skills
  • Possess an active Secret level security clearance
  • Obtain and maintain a TS/SCI level security clearance


PreferredQualifications:
  • Posses an active TS/SCI level security clearance
  • Experience working on Navy C4I & Space systems from a technical or operational perspective
  • MS in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field, including most engineering disciplines
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with exposure to range of systems engineering lifecycle activities (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, sustainment)
  • Familiarity with any of the following:
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Cyber threats & mitigations
    • Data Science, Analytics and/or Simulation
    • DevOps
    • Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence
    • Model Based Systems Engineering
    • Operations Research
    • Science & Technology (S&T) capability assessments, trade studies, analysis of alternatives
    • Software development
    • Tactical communications under Denied, Degraded, Intermittent, Low-bandwidth conditions


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):

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