Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer (Current Employee) – Lexington Park, MD – June 2, 2017
The MITRE role as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center is a great place to balance working for the private sector and government. The FFRDCs are not-for-profits working in the public interest, the mission is great!
Electrical Engineering Intern (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – May 31, 2017
Overall balance was good, coworkers were friendly. I learned quite a bit while I was there, and enjoyed the manager I worked under. They also had a cafeteria that made decent food and an afterwork program that provided good incentives to form a community outside of work
Research Program Director, Lead Systems Engineer (Current Employee) – McLean, VA – May 23, 2017
I have worked in many different fields, but I have yet to come across any organization that makes so much of so little foundation. There are some good programs, and a long litany of abject failures. Suffice it to say there is much more effort put into glossing-over the failures than into learning from them.
Software Engineer (Current Employee) – Bedford, MA – May 12, 2017
MITRE has an excellent work life balance and gives its employees the opportunity to work on many diverse projects. The learning opportunities available at MITRE are numerous, but the pace of work can be a little slow at times depending on the sponsor. There are certainly opportunities for advancement, but they fit within the confines of a highly-structured organization. You are expected to work hard, provide clear evidence of your accomplishments, and participate in company politics if you want to move up.
Great benefits, excellent work/life balance
DoD work can be slow and frustrating, funding is highly dependent on the U.S. Government and internal politics
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – McLean, VA – April 4, 2017
A very large company that afforded many opportunities including new and improved applications to make my work easier. I was able to travel to meet request by HR and the Army. Excellent Managers and staff.
Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Engineer (Former Employee) – Bedford, MA – March 30, 2017
I really enjoyed my time at Mitre, I was involved in a diverse set of projects and worked alongside many talented engineers. Many of the managers have a wealth of experience in their fields, although there are a few singularities.
Quality Assurance/Training Lead (Former Employee) – McLean, VA – March 10, 2017
As an FFRDC, MITRE was subject to tight financial budget circumstances. The culture was outstanding, and most employees love working for the company. The benefits were competitive and even expensive for the corporation, but the financial compensation was not good. The paid-time-off (PTOB) was much lower than any place I've worked.
Office Administrative Specialist IV (Current Employee) – McLean, VA – March 6, 2017
Worked for three different supervisors. Update electronic time sheets for employees and submit for processing bi-weekly. I regularly update our department SharePoint site, as well as assisting other staff with SharePoint help. Work with other administrative assistants to keep track of internal and external training requests on a quarterly basis. I keep track of badge swipe data for our department and report discrepancies to the Business Operations team. Schedule and assist reserving conference rooms for monthly department meetings, weekly manager meetings and technical exchange meetings when requested. Keep track of staff resumes and inform those who have out-of-date resumes to update. I often assist other administrative assistance in Microsoft Office products when needed.
Environmental Health and Safety Technician (Former Employee) – McLean, VA – February 24, 2017
It was a great opportunity to learn and utilize what I obtained from earning my college degree. Unfortunately, I cannot divulge to much information about my last job because of my security clearance, my apologies.
Cyber Security Analyst (Current Employee) – Bedford, MA – January 17, 2017
The only issue is the commute and sometimes getting new project work is difficult until you get established. the company does not mentor or have an efficient way to build up your resume. those with experience do well but those with little experience is hard to grow or get onto good project work. Requires clearance to work as primary customer is US government.
work life balance, work from home, holiday parties
Lead, Systems Engineer (Current Employee) – McLean, VA – December 29, 2016
A reorganization has changed the company into something that is no longer different from the status quo. The company culture that was like a family is no longer there. Rather than a culture of those who help one another it is a cut throat enterprise.
Work/life benefits, continuing education
The lack of "care and feeding" of employee's for growth