23 days old
2018-07-262018-09-15

Communications Systems Engineer

MITRE
Bedford, MA

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Join MITREs Aerial Communications Department working on state of the art tactical and strategic communications systems for the Department of Defense (DoD). We are seeking an experienced systems engineer with knowledge in the areas of military or commercial communications systems to help address our sponsors critical problems for next generation communications protocols, systems, and technologies.

 

Key Functions:

  • Applying systems engineering techniques to the development of next generation communication systems and improvement of modern systems.
  • Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) will be used to evaluate trade-offs, mitigate risks, assess impact to operators, and develop or improve requirements documents for mission critical systems.
  • Tasks may also involve leading, defining and executing hands-on prototyping and testing activities related to military communications technologies for the airborne environment.


Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have some exposure to both systems engineering and RF communications systems. This includes topics such as:

  • Modulation and coding techniques
  • Propagation and communications channel effects
  • Reliability analysis
  • Digital signals processing
  • Requirements documentation
  • Systems architecture
  • Systems integration

In addition to these technical skills, applicants should have 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.


Minimum Education and Qualifications:

BS and 5+ years related experience.


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