The MITRE Corporation Communications Modeling and Simulation Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Communications Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Description

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Join MITRE’s 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 RF/communications 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:

  • Developing models to aid in the analysis of communication systems at many different levels of abstraction.

  • Contribute to technical research and development of next generation systems ranging from waveform development, signal detection and jamming analysis, RF interference modeling, link budgeting, and system-level trade space evaluation.

  • Tasks may also involve leading, defining and executing hands-on prototyping and testing activities related to military communications technologies for the airborne environment.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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

  • Modulation and coding techniques

  • Propagation and communications channel effects

  • Version control systems

  • Digital signals processing

  • MATLAB/R/Octave

  • Data visualization

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 Qualifications and Education:

BS and 8 years related experience.

Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 22, 2018, 9:52:26 AM

Req ID: 00049937