Lead Software Engineer - Innovation & Business Development with Security Clearance

MITRE Corporation
Tampa, Florida
Jun 13, 2024
Jul 11, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
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. Department Summary: MITRE's Software Engineering Innovation Center is one of the government's largest R&D resources dedicated entirely to software engineering; delivering a comprehensive spectrum of capabilities, spanning the full development lifecycle from prototyping (concept and user-centered design), through software architecture & modeling, agile development, testing and deployment, to software assessments (verification & validation). We recognize the importance of knowing how to balance being quick and agile, with the right amount of engineering rigor and quality for different types of software solutions. To that end, we have embraced a vision and mission of "A safer world though healthy software systems". Job Summary: This is an opportunity for an experienced Lead or Principal Software Engineer to join our team, who not only excels in software development but also possesses business development, innovation, and leadership skills. In this position , you will play a critical role in driving technical innovation, leading cross-functional teams, and collaborating with stakeholders to identify and pursue new opportunities for impact. This position also provides challenging opportunities to apply and expand one's systems engineering, systems architecture, modeling , and trade space analysis skills. Responsibilities: Oversee the d esign, develop ment , and deploy ment of healthy software solutions that address complex problems in areas such as national security, healthcare, and sustainability Provide strategic level advice and actionable recommendations in support of the sponsor's mission; develop and champion mid- and long-term strategies for the sponsor. Lead and mentor a team of engineers, providing technical guidance and oversight Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including domain experts, business development, and IR&D to identify and pursue new opportunities Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including partners, sponsor s, academic, and commercial organizations Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies, applying this knowledge to drive innovation and growth Contribute to the development of business cases, proposals, and pitches to secure funding and partnerships Increase awareness and collaboration by sharing the technical products, recommendations, and activities across the MITRE enterprise Evaluating and comparing alternative architectures using qualitative and quantitative techniques; exploring large trade spaces System Design and development (such as software development), systems modernization, and architecture Represent the organization in external engagements Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience in software development, with a strong background in computer science and software engineering principles Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US government clearance.
Proven experience in business development, innovation, and leadership roles Excellent programming skills in languages such as Java, Python, or C++ Familiarity with cloud-based technologies, such as AWS or Azure Strong understanding of moder n system or software engineering methodologies, including Agile and Scrum Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills An entrepreneurial spirit Enjoy a balanced work-life with our 50% hybrid schedule. Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to qualified candidates holding active clearance Advanced degree in applicable Major Knowledge of Unmanned and/or Autonomous Systems Experience in Department of Defense , not-for-profit sector , or social impact organizations Familiarity with Dev Sec Ops , continuous integration, and continuous deployment Knowledge of machine learning, artificial intelligence, or data analytics Experience with product management and marketing principles Experience in systems and enterprise architecture Familiarity of Model Based System Engineering ( MBSE ) and MBSE tools xperience rendering objective evaluation of vendor products and approaches This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
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