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

Communications Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Description

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Join MITRE’s AerialCommunications Department working on state of the art tactical and strategiccommunications systems for the Department of Defense (DoD). We are seeking anexperienced RF/communications engineer with knowledge in the areas of militaryor commercial communications systems to help address our sponsors’ criticalproblems for next generation communications protocols, systems, andtechnologies.

Key Functions:

  • Developingmodels to aid in the analysis of communication systems at many different levelsof abstraction.

  • Contribute totechnical research and development of next generation systems ranging fromwaveform development, signal detection and jamming analysis, RF interferencemodeling, link budgeting, and system-level trade space evaluation.

  • Tasks may also involve leading, defining and executinghands-on prototyping and testing activities related to military communicationstechnologies for the airborne environment.

Qualifications

RequiredQualifications:

Applicants should have some exposure to both softwaredevelopment 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 shouldhave strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate across multipleorganizations and engineering disciplines, as well an ability to frame andarticulate 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 Apr 12, 2018, 7:12:06 AM

Req ID: 00049937