Provide expertise, methods and models to support the acquisition systems engineering, and program management activities of MITRE's sponsors. Our teams advise clients on the benefits and use of acquisition methods, risk management, systems engineering, program control, earned value management, the selection process best practices and other disciplines in program management of IT or weapons systems' acquisition.
Acquisitions Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Design and develop artificial intelligence systems' specifications, prototyping,
modeling and simulation. Provide expertise and recommendations in adaptive
systems and machine learning, machine translation, natural language understanding,
speech understanding, terrain reasoning, robotic systems, neural networks,
and human-computer interaction.
Artificial Intelligence Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Business Analysis & Administration
Manage and/or support financial, contract, accounting, treasury, internal
audit, budgeting, information systems and other business resources at
the division, center or FFRDC level. Support contract formation. Manage
and/or support contract administration (including reporting) activities
including ceiling management. Manage and/or support cost and pricing proposal
activities to meet submission deadlines to existing and potential customers.
Schedule, prepare and coordinate program and business reviews and status
reports for assigned contract areas, including the preparation of detailed,
complex statistical, financial and descriptive reports about MTS delivery,
under- and over-spending on projects, overhead, program funding, staffing
levels. Estimate at completion, etc. Oversee or perform procurement support
and/or property management, capital purchases, maintenance of capital
equipment, space allocations and facilities planning activities.
Plan, develop and coordinate internal and external communications programs
using print, electronic media and face-to-face communications to increase
understanding of the company's strategies and goals among MITRE community
and external audiences. Working with corporate and business unit leaders,
develop communications to help increase awareness of and understanding
of programs and initiatives.
Produce a variety of communication products—from newsletters,
brochures, and high-visibility pieces such as the annual report to multi-prong
Communications Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Ensure operational integrity of all corporate servers and networks. Monitor
computer business applications; perform status and integrity checks. May
be responsible for computer accounts, printers and SecureID administration.
Considered first line of support for infrastructure status related to
business applications and operational issues.
Communications Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Participate in and/or conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation,
contract administration, and customer contact activities that provide
for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company
policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Prepare bids;
process specifications, progress, and other reports; advise management
of contractual rights and obligations; compile and analyze data; maintain
Develop subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions
for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services.
Prepare bid packages, conduct bidders' conferences, analyze and evaluate
proposals, negotiate subcontract provision, select or recommend subcontractors,
write awards, and administer resulting subcontracts. Negotiate and coordinate
additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participate with
contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies
Contracts/Subcontracts Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Database Technology Software
Design and develop database management systems. Provide expertise and
recommendations in database architecture and security, object-oriented
databases, spatial databases, active databases, multi-media databases,
data modeling, and data administration.
Defense and Space Systems
Research defense systems and foreign technology. Develop satellite and
space-based sensor or communications systems. Perform space mission analyses
Provide total desktop and Help Desk support to end users; work with end
users providing guidance, consultations and resolution of desktop and
Help Desk problems. Research, analyze, and evaluate desktop computer systems,
and issues related to networking and connectivity, server access, and
system installation. Provide systems configuration engineering and/or
systems design engineering for software application and desktop computer
Desktop Support Featured in "Employee
Design and develop digital systems, digital circuits, digital signal
processing systems, and software applications. Conduct trade studies in
digital and microprocessor electronics.
Digital/Microprocessor Hardware Featured in "Employee
Provide analyses in investment, cost, technical performance, acquisition
planning, budgeting, and market and technology forecasting. Requires a
broad understanding of company mission, economics, technology, industry,
and domain knowledge needs of Government sponsors.
Economics/Business Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Electromagnetic & Nuclear Effects
Perform research and provide recommendations in electromagnetic and nuclear
effects, including electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), electromagnetic
interference (EMI), frequency, TEMPEST, lightning, electromagnetic pulse
(EMP), grounding and bonding, radiation, shielding and filtering, nuclear-disturbed
propagation, and ground shock.
Oversee the planning, design, reconfiguration, maintenance and alteration
of the equipment, buildings and other facilities. Coordinate and approve
space layout changes and allocations to ensure adherence to company space
standards. Review and validate estimates for non-scheduled work requests.
Accountable for budget control.
Perform analysis such as rates of return, depreciation, working capital,
investments, workflow, and financial and expense comparisons. Forecast
program and contract performance, resource distribution and utilization.
Develop, maintain, and establish operational specifications for financial
information systems, considering such things as information flow, training
modules, volume, and documentation for data processing. Provide analysis
of business prospects and measures business performance and trends by
project, contract, unit, division, or consolidated corporate. Perform
multi-year financial planning, including pro forms balance sheet, profit
and loss, cash flow, and forecasting and control.
Maintain or oversee the maintenance of accounts and records in such areas
as disbursement, expenses, assets, liabilities, tax payments, payroll
and revenue. Process transaction data for incurred cost, fixed assets,
payroll, and general ledger posting. Compile and analyze financial information
to prepare reports, make general ledger entries, and review and verify
accuracy. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain ERP systems to
provide efficient processing of transactions. Responsible for revenue
recognition, invoice preparation, and expense report audit for compliance
with federal regulations, corporate policies, and MITRE-negotiated contractual
agreements. Conduct audits to enforce control and compliance. General
Accounting includes functions of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Project
Accounting, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Billing/Accounts Receivable, Tax Compliance,
and Employee Reimbursements.
General Systems Engineer
Research and develop system specifications, design alternatives, interface
definition and control, technology insertion and transfer, and project
management tools. Synthesize technology solutions and domain-specific
knowledge across several technical disciplines.
General Systems Engineer Featured in "Employee
Function as information designer, project coordinator and graphic communications
developer or resource. Plan, develop and execute visual communication
products for print, Web and multimedia projects. Integrate text, graphics,
and other visual elements into effective communication products.
Human Resources Generalist
Provide wide range of Human Resources (HR) support to meet objectives
of assigned business unit(s). Serve as focal point and liaison with corporate
HR functions to ensure center's needs are met, and that the center's own
HR initiatives receive collaborative support and are consistent with corporate
Human Resources Generalist Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Human Factors Engineer
Conduct technical research and trade studies in human-system interface
and operational usability. Areas of expertise include graphical user interfaces,
user interface style guides, human performance/cognitive analysis, information
systems, image display, and application of virtual reality and visualization.
Human Factors Engineer Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Develop, implement, and administer security processes for the protection
of classified, proprietary, and sensitive information and material. Research
and implement government and security regulations that apply to MITRE
programs. Serve as MITRE's liaison with government regulatory agencies.
Monitor security program compliance and modify programs to reflect changes
in the MITRE work program.
Prepare written guidance outlining regulations, and establish procedures
for handling, storing, record keeping, information processing, and for
granting personnel and visitors access to restricted information and materials.
Develop and deliver security awareness programs and security education
briefings. Investigate security violations, prepare reports, and prescribe
Design and develop secure operating systems, secure workstations, secure
data management, secure networks, secure Web technology, firewalls, and
distributed authentication. Perform COTS integration. Assess risk and
Information Security Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Information Systems Engineer
Develop solutions and recommendations in functional analyses—workload
flows and volumes, user/system interactions, and information needs, architecture
analyses—hardware configurations, component specifications, and
software functionality, and impact analyses—time and resource requirements,
transition planning, benefit analysis, and risk analysis.
Information Systems Engineer Featured in "Employee
Design and develop very large scale integrated circuits (VLSI), microwave
monolithic integrated circuits (MMIC), computer-aided design (CAD), integrated
electro-optical devices, and microelectronics packaging.
Integrated Electronics Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Manage the provision of legal services to all levels of personnel, particularly
in connection with human resources and employment issues. Provide legal
advice and service concerning legal rights, obligations, and privileges
of corporation. Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending
or prosecuting lawsuit. Act as agent of corporation in various transactions.
Multi-Disciplinary Systems Development
Design, develop, and evaluate concept and applications using expertise
in several technology areas, including hardware, software, information
systems, telecommunications, operations research, and strategic planning.
Multi-Disciplinary Systems Development Featured
in "Employee Spotlight":
Networking and Distributed Systems
Design and develop open systems architecture, client/server environments,
distributed databases, and data/video/voice local area and wide area networks.
Networking and Distributed Systems Featured in
Design, develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive security, safety,
and environmental program at MITRE. Physical Security responsibilities
encompass general plant protection, guard force management, disaster recovery/business
continuity. Other responsibilities include the design, customization,
and maintenance of access control systems, communication systems, and
fire/intrusion alarm systems. Physical Security supports collocated tenants,
contractors, and off-site locations as required.
Process highly specialized expertise in the field of Purchasing to determine
factors that affect pricing and determine lowest cost consistent with
quality and delivery requirements. Prepare RFPs and review proposals,
negotiate prices, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, approve
purchase orders, expedite and verify delivery. Purchase equipment, materials,
supplies and services. Compile and analyze statistical data, and prepare
cost and price analysis, to determine feasibility of buying products and
to establish price objectives. Compile information from periodicals, catalogs,
and other sources to keep informed of state-of-the-art developments and
market trends, price fluctuations and supply chain processes.
Design and develop radar, electronic-optical, laser, and acoustic sensor
Sensor Systems Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
Signal Processing Engineer
Conduct technical research in speech processing, neural networks, electromagnetic
and acoustic propagation effects on signals, adaptive filtering, sensor
data fusion, VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration), and applied mathematics.
Signal Processing Engineer Featured in "Employee
Software Applications Development & Software Systems
Design, develop, and integrate a wide spectrum of software systems and
applications, including operating systems, databases, compilers, networks,
advanced user interfaces, financial management tools, and COTS applications.
Software Applications Development & Software
Systems Featured in "Employee Spotlight":
The Special Security organization develops, implements, and administers
a corporate-wide security system for Sensitive Compartmental Information
(SCI), Special Access Programs (SAP), and U.S. Government Classified (USGC)
activities. Integrate government contractual and regulatory requirements
with corporate policies and procedures to establish a secure operational
environment. Establish and maintain unique workspaces, administrative
processing systems, special access management and information security
systems. Develop, implement, and maintain Operational Security (OPSEC)
Manage computer assets. Develop tools to automate tasks. Plan and implement
hardware and software upgrades. Recommend hardware and software purchases.
Recommend hardware and software configurations. Track system performance.
Troubleshoot problems with hardware and software. Provide end-user support.
Manage user accounts. For those positions involving laboratory management
and operations, may also include development and management of integrated
computing, networking, security, and presentation capabilities.
Technical Project Support
Provide technical assistance to more senior staff on scientific, engineering,
or information systems projects that include literature research, laboratory
research, computational research, and technical writing. Perform complex
laboratory or shop work including prototyping, assembling, installing,
troubleshooting, adjusting, repairing, and testing equipment. Set up,
conduct and document performance and evaluation tests or experiments.
Extract engineering data from various sources, process data following
well-defined methods, use standard engineering formulae, plot data, and
draw curves and graphs. Compile and maintain a technical library including
manuals, technical reports, or plans. Develop, modify, maintain, document,
or apply software including databases, spreadsheets, information systems,
or models and simulations. Program or modify computer language code.
Technical Project Support Featured in "Employee
Responsible for design, analysis, procurement, installation, operation
and maintenance of local and remote voice/data/video network architectures
Treasury and Risk Management
Monitor and control various cash flows and procedures, including domestic
and international banking accounts, interest expense, and long- and short-term
debt and investment management. Forecast, analyze, and report on investment
yields, cash position, source and use of funds, and economic trends.
Determine cash requirements and plan and prepare short-term investments
and loans. Recommend and select favorable debt and investment forms. Assume
responsibility for accounts receivable deposits and disbursements. Responsible
for risk management for foreign exchange and interest rate exposures.
Act as a strategic partner to financial area "customers", in securing
leading edge products and services required for business services and
long-term objectives, e.g., e-commerce initiatives. Administer the corporate
risk management process to preserve the corporation's assets (physical,
financial, and human resources) against loss of various kinds.
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