26 days old

Aerial Communications/Networking 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.

As a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), MITRE staff are tasked with applying their skills to impact programmatic and technical decisions of highest importance to the country. The MITRE Corporations Aerial Communications Department supports communication capabilities of both manned and unmanned aerial platforms used by the United States military and International partners. The Aerial Communications Department is in a unique position; while our work is applied to airborne platforms, we are responsible for developing communication capabilities that span the Space, Aerial, Terrestrial, Nuclear, and Cyber military operational domains. This provides staff an opportunity to work and grow their technical and leadership skills across a broad spectrum of disciplines. The departments primary areas of concentration are in RF communications, networking, modeling & simulation, system integration, as well as software programming.

Key Functions:
  • An interest in wireless communications, networking, modeling & simulation, analysis, or other similar technical disciplines
  • Strong, hierarchical problem solving skills 
  • Ability to effectively write and present technical material
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment 
  • Understanding of wireless communications, networking technologies, or digital signal processing 
  • "Hands-on" skills (e.g. RF laboratory test equipment or GNU Radio) OR familiarity with computer skills such as C++, MATLAB, Mathematica, OPNET, Systems Tool Kit or similar modeling tool

Required Qualifications:
Currently pursuing (or recently received) a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar field, with an interest in communications or other relevant technical disciplines

Minimum Qualifications:






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