Position Description / Responsibilities:
Support the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT working with the Federal Health Architecture Program supporting federal agencies in their progress towards an interoperable electronic health record by 2014.
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest. As a national resource, we supply our expertise in systems engineering, information technology, operational concepts, and enterprise modernization to address our sponsors' critical needs.
MITRE manages four Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs): one for the Department of Defense (known as the DoD Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence FFRDC), one for the Federal Aviation Administration (the Center for Advanced Aviation System Development), one for the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the Center for Enterprise Modernization), and one for the Department of Homeland Security (the Homeland Security Systems Engineering and Development Institute). MITRE also has its own independent research and development program that explores new technologies and new uses of technologies to solve our sponsors' problems in the near-term and in the future.
Location(s) / Subsidiaries:
The MITRE Corporation has two principal locations: one is located in Bedford, Massachusetts, and the other in McLean, Virginia. MITRE also has additional sites located across the country and around the world.
Products / Services:
MITRE works with the broad domains of aviation, defense and intelligence, and enterprise modernization. Our core areas of expertise, listed below, underlie all these domains.
* Acquisition and Systems Analysis
* Communications and Networking
* Information Technology
* Systems Engineering
* Independent Research and Development
MITRE scientists and engineers provide our customers with a unique combination of broad operational knowledge and in-depth technical skills through our federally funded research and development centers.
MITRE also maintains its own independent research and development program, in which MITRE staff explore new technologies that may provide the answers to the near-term and far-term challenges of our customers. In these research projects, MITRE experts develop concepts and prototypes that may be transferred to government organizations. As the manager of FFRDCs working in the public interest, MITRE also transfers technology to the public whenever appropriate.
Number of Employees:
MITRE has 7,000 scientists, engineers and support specialists - 65 percent of whom have Master or Ph.D. degrees. Staff members work on hundreds of different projects across the company, demanding a high level of technical, operational, and domain knowledge.