Associate Communication Systems Engineer
Mitre Corporation
Bedford, MA

About $98,000 - $130,000 a year

Associate Communication Systems Engineer - (00054028)

MITRE is solving problems for a safer world. We tackle problems that test our nation’s safely, stability, and well-being. MITRE is different from most technology companies because we work in the public interest with no commercial conflicts to influence the work we do in research and development. We are a not-for-profit that operates R&D centers for the government which 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 outstanding 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.

The MITRE Nuclear Resilient Communications department has an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic technical team having substantial impact on the design and development of next generation DoD communication systems. While our work focuses on radios/terminals that communicate with satellites, we are also responsible for developing communication capabilities that span space, aerial, terrestrial, nuclear and cyber military domains.

Key Functions:
You will investigate the performance of communication systems and sub-systems
You will use experience with communications technology to create technical requirements, identify design tradeoffs, create and use modeling and simulation tools, develop approaches to identify and mitigate system risks, and integrate and test new designs.
You will contribute to working groups or studies covering multiple engineering domains with a diverse team, creating timely and actionable recommendations to shape DoD strategy, and interfacing and collaborating across multiple stakeholders to create optimized solutions to national problems.


Required Qualifications:
You have the ability to frame, break down, and solve technical problems.
You can effectively collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines.
You are passionate about communication technology and learning

Preferred Qualifications:
Course work or experience in any of: signal processing, RF systems, satellite systems, waveforms, design concepts, channel modeling
Co-op or internship in communication systems

Minimum Qualifications:
BS Degree

Eligible for a U.S. Secret level Security Clearance

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
Work Locations: Bedford 01730
Job: Systems Engineering
This requisition requires a clearance of: Secret
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting: Nov 14, 2019, 9:25:21 AM