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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

Mission: As a public interest company, MITRE works in partnership with the government applying systems engineering and advanced technology to address issues of critical national...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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MITRE President and CEO Alfred Grasso

Alfred Grasso

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Diminishing company with pockets of gold

  Former Senior Software Engineer in Bedford, MA (US)

Pros: So MITRE is a tough nut to crack. There's a lot of excellent things, a lot of terrible things, and a whole lot of meh in between. Honestly, your experience at MITRE will be 99% dependent on which department you join. Some departments are focused… Full Review

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Interview Details I never understood why these were so terse, but it's because you're offered a gift card after reviewing the company and don't recall the interview. It was a quick process from applying online, to phone screen, to in person interview, to job offer. Unfortunately, that's dependent on the department…Full Interview

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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
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2011
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
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