22 days old

Lead Systems Communication Engineer

Bedford, MA
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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.

Key Functions:

Required Qualifications:

  • 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


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