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Metadata Steward/Cataloger, MITRE, Bedford, MA

Metadata steward/cataloger


Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges--and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day--working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE--and make a difference with us.

  • Collaboration Analyst/Cataloger/Customer Support
  • Applies best practices and standards in information stewardship and metadata management and implements solutions that require balancing competing objectives and demands for information assets
  • Manages and describes high value assets.
  • Supports information life cycle management processes.
  • Applies knowledge management and information sharing best practices on electronic platforms
  • Updates repositories with organizational structure and metadata changes, including tagging content.
  • Applies and helps to support taxonomies.
  • Supports users in setting up new collaboration spaces, both intranet and extranet, on multiple platforms
  • Troubleshoots collaboration platform sites and permissions / accounts / authorization issues
  • Responds to support requests via email, phone, and help desk tickets for intranet and extranet platforms 


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of content management systems and collaboration tools
  • Experience using and maintaining metadata and taxonomies
  • Familiarity with metadata standards
  • Experience with a broad variety of collaboration platforms and authorization tools. Examples include: Office 365, Drupal, WordPress, any customer relationship management tool
  • Mastery of end-user features of SharePoint 2016 and Office 365
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2016 and integration points with the SharePoint platform
  • Ability and interest in exploring new technologies and innovative solutions
  • Ability to follow processes, troubleshoot problems, and think independently
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers to understand and anticipate their information needs
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and written communications skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across level and function


Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing technical documentation, including step-by-step guides
  • Experience in a corporate, government, or academic organization supporting engineers or other technical professionals
  • MIS/MLS/MLIS preferred

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