1+ months

Lead Systems Communication Engineer

Bedford, MA
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 challengesand 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 dayworking 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 MITREand make a difference with us.

Join MITREs Satellite Communication
department working on next generation DoD communication systems spanning space,
aerial, terrestrial, nuclear and cyber military domains. We are seeking an
experienced RF/communications engineer with knowledge of military and
commercial communications systems to contribute to a dynamic multi-disciplined
technical team solving critical problems and developing improvements through
innovation for nuclear command, control and communications or for tactical communications
in a contested environment.



  • Solid fundamental understanding of several of the following: analog and digital
    communications theory, digital signal processing, detection and estimation
    theory, RF performance analysis, modulation and coding techniques, voice
    coding, propagation and communications channel effects, integration, test,
    modeling and simulation. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate across multiple
    organizations and engineering disciplines, as well an ability to frame and
    articulate technical problems in a systems engineering context.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with nuclear command, control and communications, or
    understanding of impact of nuclear effects to communication systems.
  • Familiarity
    with AEHF SATCOM
  • Possess a collateral SECRET clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree and 8 years related experience


  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Programming / Systems
  • Nuclear and Plasma Sciences
  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Signal Processing
  • Communications

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