Headquarters Bedford, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1958
Type Non-profit Organisation
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $5 million (AUD) per year

A private, not-for-profit organization, MITRE manages federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs): one for the Department of Defense (known as the National Security Engineering Center), 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... More

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MITRE is an independent, not-for-profit corporation engaged in scientific and technical activities for various government organizations. MITRE manages Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) for the Department of Defense; the Federal Aviation Administration; the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; and the Department of Homeland Security. We take on the nation's most critical challenges—in defense, aviation, enterprise modernization, and homeland security—and provide innovative, practical solutions to our sponsors. MITRE has corporate offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, and McLean, Virginia, as well as 60 sites around the world.

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#1 Top Companies for Work-Life Balance, Glassdoor, 2012
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2012
Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2011
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